Evenings and weekends
Family day trips
Saxon Rise is located just a short walk away from Brixworth Country Park and Pitsford Water, which makes an ideal venue for walking, cycling, fishing, sailing and birdwatching. Once you’ve explored the 413 hectare, let your children enjoy the large play area available while you relax in the café with a coffee.
The Royal & Derngate Theatre offers a wide selection of shows from musicals, plays, stand-up comedy and kid’s performances. This venue offers something for the whole family and is just 10 miles away in Northampton town centre.
Other fun activities for the family to enjoy include: Boost Trampolining Park, Sixfields Bowling, Cineworld Cinema and multiple leisure centres for swimming and kids clubs.
If you are looking for a day of shopping then just 11 miles away from Saxon Rise is Market Harborough offering a handful of high street and independent shops to enjoy set out among cobbled streets. For a more extensive selection of shops, head into Northampton town centre where The Grosvenor Centre, Abington Street and Market Walk offer a wider selection of high street shops, cafes and restaurants. There is also an outdoor market that runs from Tuesday to Saturday every week that sells local fresh produce and other items.
Brixworth offers fantastic sport facilities. Brixworth’s Cricket Club and Tennis Club offer regular club sessions as well as junior coaching sessions. For those looking for water sports, Pitsford Water is home of Northampton’s Sailing Club, as well as being a great spot for fishing. Golf lovers won’t need to go far with picturesque golf courses nearby at Church Brampton, Harlestone and Market Harborough.