Distance 3.25 miles
parking, refreshments and toilet facilities at Brixworth Country Park
make this an ideal starting point for a walk, be it a short stroll or
the start of the 50 mile Northamptonshire Round route.
should not encounter any mud on this section, as the route is on hard
paths, all the way to Holcot village.
It is, therefore, suitable for disabled person wheelchairs and
baby carriers etc.
the Brixworth Country Park Visitors Centre follow the way-marked route
down towards the reservoir, and then continue along the northern shore
line until you reach the second car-park, off the Brixworth to Holcot
road. Turn right, crossing
the causeway, and continue on this roadside path until you reach Holcot
entering the village take the first turn left down Rectory Lane, this is
just after ‘Rose Cottage’.
This village path turns right and then you need to be careful to
pick-up the next right turn into the churchyard of St Mary’s and All
the path through the churchyard which exits into
Main Street, Holcot.
has accommodation and one Public House.
Description AnticlockwiseGain access to the Walgrave road at Holcot through an imposing gateway with pillar mounted eagles. You have now arrived at Holcot Turn left towards village and left again into Poplars Lane Continue up this road to pickup a foot path on your right.
At the end of this path cross the road into the Church yard exiting on northern perimeter into a small lane, turn left and follow lane until it emerges on to the Brixworth Road, turn right. Continue down this road crossing the Pitsford Reservoir on the causeway and then turn left through a car park to emerge on a path on the northern side of the reservoir.
Following this well maintained path
until you arrive at Brixworth Country Park with its refreshment and