Abington Park is Northampton's oldest and most popular park. It contains many fine features including Abington Park Museum, sports facilities, a cafe, flower displays, lakes, and a garden for the blind. Beneath the surface lies the archaeological remains of the old medieval village. Find out more below.
Toilets are situated on the south side of the park, next to the cafe & bowling greens.
The park ranger works with the community, neighbourhood wardens and others to help look after the town park.
Park Management Committee
Abington Park Management Committee brings together key stakeholders and representatives with an interest in the park, to work in partnership to manage the park and plan for its future.
Abington Park Museum
The museum is situated in the picturesque building of a 500 year old Manor House. Come and browse the wonderful collections, ranging from domestic life in the town to military photographs.
The Park Cafe serves drinks, snacks and full meals. It's open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday and 9am-6pm Saturday & Sunday.
Facilities include swings and roundabout, all covered by safety concrete.
Medieval villageAbington Park sits on the site on a medieval village, with some buildings surviving over seven centuries.
Church of St Peter & St Paul
William Shakespeare's granddaughter Elizabeth Bernard is buried here. The history of the church dates back to the 13th century.
The park contains two lakes, one model boating lake and a connecting stream. The large lake was remodelled in the 1920s.