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Local parks

Abington Park

Northampton's oldest and most popular park, including Abington Park Museum, sports facilities, a cafe, flower displays, lakes, and a garden for the blind

Becket's Park

A traditional park along the banks of the River Nene, and a green gateway to the centre of Northampton

Borough Hill

An imposing feature on the eastern side of Daventry, used for thousands of years and is the site of one of the largest ancient hill forts in the country

Bradlaugh Fields

A 60-hectare site opened in 1998 having been developed from a golf course into a space designed by the local community for the local community

Cracks Hill

Situated between the villages of Crick and Yelvertoft, near the Grand Union Canal, Cracks Hill offers fantastic panoramic views

Dallington Park

This pleasant 23-acre open space with large trees and shrubberies was gifted to Northampton by Messrs C.E. and T.D. Lewis in 1921

Delapre Park

One of the most beautiful public gardens in Northampton alongside open parkland of about 500 acres

Eastfield Park

This vast open space provides a pastoral retreat for the two housing estates of Eastfield and Lakeview, which lie on either side

Hunsbury Hill Park

A 38-hectare site, a few miles from the town centre, dominated by the crown of an Iron Age hill fort on the crest of Hunsbury Hill

Kingsthorpe Recreation Ground

Situated just off the Market Harborough Road, featuring a host of sports and leisure facilities

The Racecourse

More than 118 acres of recreation area in the centre of Northampton with a long tradition of being the major open space in the town for sports and events

Thornton Park

15 acres of parkland just off the Harborough Road in the north of Northampton

Towcester Watermeadows

A designated public open space forming part of the Grade II* listed Registered Park and Garden of Easton Neston estate

Upton Country Park

A large green space to the south-west of Northampton, close to the Upton estate and Sixfields complex

Victoria Park

A quiet 16-acre retreat situated within a mile of Northampton town centre in the St James district