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An average dog walk.

The Harlestone firs is a short distance from Northampton and parking is situated directly across a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
shane s
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Get Back To Nature.......

Very large woodland area, and lots of people use this space, joggers, bike riders, and of course... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Lynn B
Northampton, United Kingdom
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19 Aug 2018
“An average dog walk.”
31 Jul 2018
“What has happened?”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Harlestone Firs Harlestone Road, Great Doddington NN5 6UJ, England
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The Harlestone firs is a short distance from Northampton and parking is situated directly across a busy road with room for 20 vehicles est. We treated our visit as a 25 minutes leg stretch for our two dogs who seemed to enjoy themselves. Joggers,cyclists and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shane s
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

A frequent user of the lovely twisty trails among the trees, such natural flowing routes to follow on your mountain bike, nothing serious, relatively flat... such a great place nice, local .. you can check out any tweaks on your bike, easily make adjustments, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Partially cultivated forrest, this is a great place to walk the dog at any time of the year. Just outside Northampton, there are lots of tracks through the trees, in late November the leaves have mostly fallen, but it remains beautiful and you can easily...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I have been visiting Harlestone Firs for over 40 years child, mother and now as a grandmother. Visited yesterday with my young grandson and was shocked and disappointed. Shocked because of how the Firs has changed over the past few years and disappointed because of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank rainbownorthampton
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very large woodland area, and lots of people use this space, joggers, bike riders, and of course the dog walkers, at the weekend families too...... It is the same as any other woodland forest, trees, etc, what else would you expect from a forest..... some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love it here and really think it is a good place to unwind and enjoy nature, free from shops and just a lovely place to walk the good

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jill U
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting Northampton to meet family and cane across this place online. Lovely place to enjoy a sunny day with the dogs. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Liz_Newc1980
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The forest is just on the outskirts of Northampton and a great place for an autumn walk with the dog. There are lots of different footpaths to follow, through mostly pine trees, but also some spectacularly colourful deciduous trees (visited in October). It's actually quite...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Harlestone Firs is a lovely place to go for a country walk. The views are lovely and there is a good bit of ground to cover. Very relaxing and tranquil.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank babyblue97
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Great trails around this Althorp Estate owned woodland. Great for dog walkers and cyclists also. Most paths will be OK in winter.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Maxim123153
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