Visiting Brixworth Country Park
Brixworth Country Park is our newest park with a view over the Pitsford Reservoir.
Brixworth Country Park is open all day, every day with free admission. However, the car park, cafe and toilets have separate opening times which you can find below.
Location and contact details
Brixworth Country Park
Telephone: 0300 126 7000
Email: [email protected]
Follow the brown and white signs. The park is located off of the A508 roundabout near Brixworth village.
A regular bus service stops on the A508 roundabout, approximately half a mile from the park entrance.
Find bus timetables.
3 quarters of a mile from Sustrans National Cycle Network Route 6 (Brampton Valley Way).
Parking costs and passes
Find out about parking at Brixworth Country Park.
Map and trails
Walkers and cyclists can enjoy a 7.5 mile (12km) circuit of Pitsford Water. Allow 2 to 4 hours for walking and 1 to 2 hours for cycling (depending on ability).
Way marked trails (all walking only)
- Kestrel Trail (yellow, 0.5 miles - allow 15 minutes)
- Lapwing Trail (blue, 0.75 miles - allow 30 minutes)
- Skylark Trail (red, 1.25 miles - allow up to 1 hour)
Cyclists are requested to respect other users of the Pitsford Water Trail - watch your speed, give way to walkers and warn of your approach.
The trails provide easy access for everyone. Hard surfaced with seats, picnic tables or resting points every 200 metres, the paths generally have a gradient of less than 1:20.
Toilet opening times
Toilets are open every day from 7am to 7pm.
- disabled toilet
- Changing Place toilet
- baby changing area
The Willow Tree cafe opening times
Monday to Friday
10am to 4:30pm (hot and fresh food served until 2:30pm).
9am to 5pm (hot and fresh food served until 3pm).
Sunday and school holidays
10am to 5pm (hot and fresh food served until 3pm).
Closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
Closed on Christmas Day.
We provide a pleasant dog friendly environment with areas where your dog is allowed off a lead (under control). Dogs are not permitted in the play areas.
We provide dog bins in several places that are easily accessible.
For fishing information and policies at Pitsford Reservoir visit Anglian Water.
For sailing information and policies at Pitsford Reservoir visit Northampton Sailing Club.
Rutland Cycling's cycle hire and sales centre is open 7 days a week from 9am to 5:30pm. Find out more about Rutland Cycling.
Access for all
We aim to ensure that everyone, irrespective of age, ability or background, feels welcome at our country parks and has an equal opportunity to discover, enjoy and benefit from them.
Our country parks are safe and have managed areas with sign posted trails. There are well maintained surfaced paths and plenty of seating.
Blue badge holder parking is available situated near to accessible toilets. Pay and display charges apply.
Electric mobility buggies are available for hire.
There is a specialist wheelchair bike available for hire. The bike is designed so that a disabled passenger can sit in the front and the operator pedals from behind.
The cost to hire the bike is £5 for up to 2 hours.
Last updated 23 January 2023