GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Brixworth Country Park

11 miles (18 km)

A circular cycle or walk around the expansive Brixworth Country Park in Northamptonshire. Pitsford Reservoir is the main feature of the park. It is the 34th largest body of water in England and Wales and has a fabulous cycle and walking path running around the perimeter and a Nature Reserve at the northern end. There is also a sensory garden and a sculpture trail.
The route below visits the pretty villages surrounding the reservoir including Brixworth, Walgrave and Scaldwell. Cycle hire is available at the western end of the park and there is also a cafe for refreshments.
You can start the walk from the ample car park at postcode NN6 9DG for your sat navs. The park is located close to both Northampton and Wellingborough.


NN6 9DG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Brixworth Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Brixworth Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The on site Willow Tree cafe sells a good range of meals and some delicious ice cream.

Dog Walking

The park is a popular place for dog walkers though most of the area is on lead.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

A few miles to the west of the park there's more waterside walking opportunities at Hollowell Reservoir and Ravensthorpe Reservoir.
The Northamptonshire Round long distance circular walk starts in the park. The Brampton Valley Way cycling and walking trail also passes the park.
For more country park walking head south east and you will soon come to the pretty lake at Sywell Country Park.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Northamptonshire Walks page.


Brixworth Country Park - - 61023

Brixworth Country Park. Seen from the picnic area looking NNE.

Shoreline of Reservoir - - 61006

Shoreline of Reservoir. The shoreline referred to in the title is bottom right of the image. Yachts on Pitsford Water can be seen in the distance.

Causeway, Pitsford Water. - - 61059

Causeway, Pitsford Water. The north end of Pitsford Water can be seen behind the causeway.

Pitsford Water - - 60997

Pitsford Water


GPS Files

GPX File

Brixworth Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Brixworth Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)