Walking Trails in the District

The District benefits from an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways for the use of residents and visitors. Below you can find guides to walks in and around attractive villages, historical features and stunning countryside:

Walking and wildlife with children

We have collaborated with Global Mapping in Brackley to produce a series of traffic free walks in South Northamptonshire.

Walk the HS2 route

We have collaborated with Global Mapping in Brackley to produce a series of circular walks that follow the HS2 route through South Northamptonshire.

Walk the Knightley Way

The 12 mile route visits Foxley, Farthingstone and Fawsley Park and ends in Greens Norton at the southern terminus of the Grafton Way. Much of the route passes through attractive countryside formerly owned by the Knightley family of Fawsley Hall. The northern terminus is by St Mary's Church in Badby (NN11 3AS) and the southern terminus by The Butchers Arms in Greens Norton (NN11 3AA)

Walk the Grafton Way

The 13 mile route follows the Grand Union Canal towpath and then takes to undulating farmland and villages. It is named after the Dukes of Grafton who were large land-owners in the southern part of the county throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The northern terminus is by The Butchers Arms in Greens Norton (NN11 3AA) and the southern terminus in Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes (MK12 5NL)

Walk, eat and drink in central south Northamptonshire

Brackley based Global Mapping have published the fourth walking and cycling guide in its award winning series. 'Walk, eat and drink in central south Northamptonshire features 15 walks and 3 cycle routes. The Introduction gives more detail on how to use the maps:

Walk, eat and drink in east south Northamptonshire

Brackley based Global Mapping have published a third walking and cycling guide in its award winning series. Walk, eat and drink in east south Northamptonshire features 13 walks and 4 cycle routes including the popular Salcey Forest. The introduction gives more detail on how to use the maps which are also available to download below:

Walk, eat and drink in southwest Northamptonshire

Published in August 2012, all these walks have been produced for us by Global Mapping in Brackley. Each walk features pubs from the South Northamptonshire Food and Drink Guide.

Northamptonshire area Ramblers - At the heart of walking in Northamptonshire

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