Daventry Country Park

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Daventry Country Park
DaventryCountryPark.jpg
Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Daventry, Northamptonshire
OS grid SP 597 638
Area 66 hectares
Managed by Daventry District Council

Daventry Country Park is a 66 hectare Local Nature Reserve and country park located on the north-eastern outskirts of Daventry in Northamptonshire, England. It is owned and managed by Daventry District Council.[1][2]

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.[3]

Facilities include a bird hide, a nature trail, an adventure playground and a cafe.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daventry Country Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Map of Daventry Country Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Daventry Country Park: Management and Development Plan 2012-2017". Daventry District Council. January 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Daventry Country Park". Daventry District Council. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 

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Coordinates: 52°16′05″N 1°09′18″W / 52.268°N 1.155°W / 52.268; -1.155