Open Spaces

Illustration of children playing football

147 acres of beautiful rolling parkland

Our parkland is free to be used by the whole family throughout the day. Relaxing with a book under the trees or having a football match with all your family and friends are just two ways in which you could utilise the open spaces we offer to their full potentional. Here a few more!


Go for a walk...

The recently-completed £3million lake restoration project, supported by the Wicksteed Charitable Trust and the Heritage Lottery Fund along with Northamptonshire County Council and Kettering Borough Council, has opened up the park to walkers and created a number of new featured.

New pathways providing access around the entire lake for the first time, thanks to a 90m pontoon and arboretum has also been created.


Have a family picnic...

Gather the family and bring along all your favourite food and drink along with a blanket to sit on and fun games and toys to play with.

Here at Wicksteed Park we encourage families to come together and enjoy a day in the sun eating, playing and smiling. Forgot to bring an certain item? Don’t worry, our shops and cafes are sure to prevent you from missing out on quencing your thrist and feeding your hunger!

Frank the Fish

Explore and discover...

You don’t need to break the bank to enjoy all the things Wicksteed Park has to offer. Taking a stroll around the 147 acres of parkland offers plenty of exciting things to see and do.

Visit the life-sized bronze figures – modelled on two young visitors to the park – showing a girl and a boy holding hands and paddling in the lake.

Family photo opportunities also include our wicker stag, a paddling area for toddlers, a stone stack and other natural play features.

Check out who is still left to find or carry on hunting.

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