Open Spaces

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...

Supported by a £3million lake restoration project, supported by the Wicksteed Charitable Trust and Heritage Lottery Fund along with Northamptonshire County council and Kettering Borough Council you can enjoy a walk around our lake and experience our 90m pontoon and arboretum and more!

it really is a delightful walk, especially when you need some peace and quiet.

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!

Brian the Bird

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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