Carpark address: Eagle Drive, Northampton, NN4 7DU
Follow signs for Delapre Golf Centre.
Northampton Rail Station is 2.04 miles away and there are clearly marked cycle routes.
When cycling to get to the park please be respectful, watch your speed, obey traffic laws and be courteous to local residents.
Yes, helmets are compulsory and we strongly recommend elbow pads, knee pads and gloves as a bare minimum.
As this is a Bike Park, we only allow bikes, this means no motorbikes, Sur Ron, mountain boarders, electric motorbikes, push scooters, electric scooters, skateboards, remote-controlled cars, or other vehicles are allowed on the trails. If you are unsure, then please get in touch for clarification.
But there are some other rules too and they are shown on the signs around the site and on the Safety advice page, please familiarise yourself with them before visiting (See the Trail maps).
Toilets, cafe, Bike racking and a warm welcome is awaiting you at Delapre Golf Centre. There are hot & cold drinks, snacks, and sandwiches – along with a breakfast, lunch & dinner menu. Enjoy!
Entry to the site is free for all, you don’t need to buy a ticket or book. The running of the Bike Park is solely funded through revenues from the car park, coaching, events and donations.
There are up to 60 spaces available. Please park in a designated parking place. These are located at the end of the car park through the wooden fenced area.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOUR TIME STARTS FROM WHEN YOU PASS THE GATES AT THE START OF THE LONG DRIVE.
The bike park is allowing 1-hour free parking for anyone who is just dropping off etc. This means that you MUST arrive and exit within the hour which starts at the gates on the drive.
EXAMPLE – Pay as soon as you park
£5 for 3 hours with free hour INCLUDED. You do NOT get another free hour on top
£7.50 for 4 hours with free hour INCLUDED. You do NOT get another free hour on top
Download the Poppay App where you have a good signal, the signal can be unreliable at the car park. When you are onsite, open the Poppay app, enter the site code of 10140 and then enter your registration number and then choose your tariff.
If you are having trouble with the Poppay app you can call this number between 09:30 and 16:30 to make payment 0330 043 2459.
Your car registration will be picked up by the ANPR cameras so it will know when you arrived and when you leave. Failure to buy a ticket or stay past the free hour will result in a £100 fine.
Please note there is a 30p booking fee. Once the spaces are full you can use the car park at Midsummer Meadow Car Park, Bedford Rd, Northampton NN1 5NG. Please do not park anywhere else.
We welcome visitors from sunrise to sunset (daylight hours only) but please note the car park does close, the time depends on the season, you can find details on the signs as you enter the car park.
All trails are clearly marked with difficulty level, type of bikes and any other information you need. If in doubt, please check the trail maps at the entrances and collection points.
Always ride within your comfort level and build up to bigger features over time. The site is designed to aid your progression so start with East trails and when you have built your confidence you can try the West trails.
We do not allow commercial guiding on site, however, if you are organising a group of friends and would like to use the Bike Park please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com
If you are interested in improving your skills, why not join one of our coaching sessions?
All ages are welcome, but children aged 15 and under must be supervised by a responsible adult (over 18 years) at all times.
Yes, E-bikes are welcome on the trails so long as they meet EU directive EN151194. E-bikes used must:
Please note, to ride an E-bike you must be 14 years of age or older by UK law.
These are not recommended due to the lack of testing of these devices on mountain bike courses, we would not want to put your child at risk.
Yes you can but only on the permissible walkway around the site that is clearly marked. Please keep your dog on a lead at all times (this includes trail dogs) for their safety and that of the other users. And, of course, please pick up or “stick and flick” any dog waste.
From time to time we may need to issue a weather warning.
Northampton Bike Park is built to be rideable all year round. Harsher conditions will require a greater riding ability so please only ride if you are experienced in all-weather riding. We may, in the event of extreme weather conditions, decide to close the park to ensure everyone’s safety.
At the moment we do not have a bike hire facility
Please respect the Park, follow the rules and respect other users, we hope to see you soon
If you would like to donate towards the upkeep of the facility and to ensure its sustainability, please click here.