Places In Northamptonshire To See Animals

We are so lucky to have so many places in Northamptonshire to see animals. Of course, we have a selection of farms and zoo but there are also a few less obvious places such as gardens and parks too.

Days Out With The Kids In Northamptonshire This Summer

A list of ideas for days out with the kids in Northamptonshire this Summer. Including seeing flamingos, paddle boarding and outdoor cinema!

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Woburn Safari Park

What makes this Park so special is the fact that they have the road safari. This is optional but I highly recommend it. When you arrive at the entrance you show your ticket and go straight into the park where the animals are. Many are free to roam and so can come right up to your car, others are behind a fence.

Castle Ashby Gardens

In my opinion, Castle Ashby Gardens are one of Northamptonshire’s treasures. I have been numerous times and never get bored of them. The gardens are…

Hamerton Zoo Park

Just before lockdown, I had wanted to take the boys to Hamerton Zoo so once it reopened I booked us tickets straight away. Tickets have…

Harpole Strawberry Picking

Today the boys and I headed over to Harpole to do some Strawberry picking. I remember going fruit picking as a child and loved it…

Bliss Lane Farm, Flore

Bliss Lane Farm and Tearooms are located in Flore, near Daventry. It is a small farm, you don’t need any longer than 45  minutes to an hour. It is not well signposted from the main road.

Mini Meadows Farm Review

A couple of weeks ago, Mum and I took the boys to Mini Meadows Farm in Welford. It was our first time visiting but I…

Directory of Farms In Northampton.

Farms are one of my favourite places to take the boys for a day out. You can’t beat getting into the fresh air and close to nature. To me, a farm visit seems to be the ultimate place to take kids – it’s fun, educational and you generally get a lot of exercise while you are there!

West Lodge Rural Centre, Northamptonshire.

West Lodge Rural Centre is situated in Desborough, Northamptonshire and is one of my favourite places to take the boys for a day out. You…

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