As well as many small green spaces and ‘pocket’ parks in West Hunsbury, we have three beautiful major Parks, namely Hunsbury Hill Country Park, Ladybridge Park and Wootton Brook Park.
Ladybridge Park is on the south side of Ladybridge Drive, near the eastern end, and includes the playing fields used by Welland Valley Football Club. The vehicular entrance to this Park has a gate which is closed every night.
Wootton Brook Park is on the north side of Ladybridge Drive, opposite Ladybridge Park, and includes Shelfleys Lake and Wootton Brook weir. There is no vehicular access to this Park.
Hunsbury Hill Country Park is on top of the Hill, just east of Camp Hill shops and across the road from St. Benedict’s Church. This Park includes the Drovers Return café, Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust (NIRT) and the jewel in our crown, the Iron Age Hillfort. The vehicular entrance to this Park also has a gate which is closed every night.
These Parks are a great asset to West Hunsbury and are there to be enjoyed by all, whether local or visiting the area.
There is a circular walk linking the Country Park with the two Ladybridge Drive parks which is marked by eye catching boards giving information relevant to the area in which the board is sited. Details of the points of interest on the circular walk are in a leaflet which can be picked up from our Information Centre at the Drovers Return café at the eastern end of the Country Park car-park opposite St. Benedict’s Church. The leaflets are also available from Hunsbury Library in Overslade Close.