Daventry Country Park is a popular park ideally situated in the urban fringe of Daventry within 1 mile of the town centre, easily accessible by car, bicycle or on foot with the benefit of cycle ways and footpaths from the surrounding areas.
There are circular, way marked and hard-surfaced trails through woodlands, meadows and close to the reservoir with wheelchair accessible bird hides to stop and view the wildlife. With its large reservoir where you can feed the ducks, adventure playground, numerous picnic spots, nature trail and a wealth of wildlife, Daventry Country Park is a great family day out.
Daventry Country Park has been awarded the Country Parks Accreditation and the Green Flag Award proving that the Park is recognised as one of the best green spaces in the country and deliver the core facilities and services expected of Country Parks.
The bird hide is open
Our new bird hide is now open thanks to the hard work of The Friends of Daventry Country Park, park staff and volunteers. Huge thanks goes to all those who supported the project including Victory Engineering, Hi-Force Engineering, Daventry District Council, Daventry Town Council, Daventry & District Housing's Community Chest Fund and Waitrose.
New play equipment
Funding is available to expand the existing play area at Daventry Country Park. This funding is for playground equipment that caters for 4 to 8 year olds.
Voting has now closed. A report of the findings is being prepared and more detail on the chosen proposal will be available in due course.
parkrun is coming to Daventry
parkrun is a free, weekly 5km run which is open to everyone. Taking part is easy – just register before your first ever parkrun at www.parkrun.org.uk and you only have to register once. Then just set your alarm for Saturday morning and get yourself there! parkrun launches on Saturday 8 November at 9am.
Kids Run Free are also coming to Daventry, launching on Saturday 4 October at the Eastern Way Recreation Ground, Eastern Way Daventry NN11 0QB
Races start at 9.00, please arrive at 8.45 for warm ups! Click here for more information.
Give us your views
Take part in our survey to help shape the future for Daventry Country Park.
Take part in the survey by clicking here.
How to find us
Daventry Country Park, Northern Way, Daventry NN11 2JB