Daventry Country Park

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Daventry Country Park
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Daventry Country Park
TypeLocal Nature Reserve
LocationDaventry, Northamptonshire
OS grid SP 597 638
Area66 hectares
Managed byWest Northamptonshire Council

Daventry Country Park is a 66-hectare (160-acre) Local Nature Reserve and country park on the north-eastern outskirts of Daventry in Northamptonshire, England. It is owned and managed by West Northamptonshire Council. [1]

The park centres on Daventry Reservoir, which feeds the Grand Union Canal, and there are also meadows and crack willow woodland. Birds include yellowhammers, lesser whitethroats, dunnocks and song thrushes. [2]

Facilities include a bird hide, a nature trail, an adventure playground, and a cafe. [3]

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References

    • "Daventry Country Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
    • "Map of Daventry Country Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  1. "Daventry Country Park: Management and Development Plan 2012-2017". Daventry District Council. January 2016. Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  2. "Daventry Country Park". Daventry District Council. Retrieved 21 December 2016.

Coordinates: 52°16′05″N1°09′18″W / 52.268°N 1.155°W / 52.268; -1.155