Brixworth Country Park

Brixworth country park is full of areas to explore, with various walking tracks, cycling tracks and play equipment for all ages.

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!

Recommended Books

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Oi Frog!
Flat Stanley Book
Sam’s Sandwhich
Zoo Magic Painting Book
Starting To Write (Wipe Clean)
Lift The Flap Biology
My Reading Library Classics
Little Board Books Collection
What Is Poo?
Just Like Jasper
Noisy Bottoms
Unicorns Puzzle Pad
My First Reading Library
You Choose
That’s Not My Narwhal…
Super Bug Encyclopedia
Dinosaur Munch!
My Reading Library Fables
Fox On A Box
Dear Zoo
George’s Marvellous Medicine
Horrid Henry
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Gruffalo
Lift and Look Jungle
Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs
Phonics Readers
Oi Duck Billed Platypus!

Daventry Country Park

I have been meaning to head over to Daventry Country Park for a while as I have heard some great reviews of it. We finally…

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…

Rushden Lakes

The opening of Rushden Lakes a few years ago was life-changing to the locals. Up until then the only places to go for some GOOD…

Coton Manor Garden

Today the boys and I headed to Coton Manor Garden. I’ve been looking forward to our visit here as I have seen so many other…

Kelmarsh Tunnel

The boys have been getting a bit fed up of boring walks in the countryside so I thought a walk to and through Kelmarsh tunnel…

Wollaston Pit and Pocket Park

Wollaston pit… Yesterday I got rid of the kids and Mum and I took a walk to find Wollaston Pit. They are not easy to…

Wilson Pits Nature Reserve, Rushden

Following our great day out yesterday at Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve we headed to the opposite end of the trail which starts at Rushden…

Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve

With the slight easing of lockdown a week ago I finally plucked up the courage to get the boys out of the house. The courage…


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