On Foot
Trail: Riverside to Little Houghton loop (0)
Contributor: rubyrider Activity Type: Hiking Difficulty: Easy Distance: 2.932 mi (4.718 km)
Description: Starting at Riverside Retail Park, Fairground Way, Northampton NN3 9HU heading away from the retail park, pass the first gate into the field following the gated lane towards Northampton Boat Club. Before entering the mariner turn right up the narrow path to the metal bridge over the lock, bare right across the field towards the stile and steps taking you towards the concrete bridge crossing the river Nene. On the opposite side bare left following the track at the base of the bank, once you've cleared the lake on your left cross diagonally over the last field towards the gated bridge. After 250 yds turn right into the field opposite the fishing lake, follow the track up through the field towards Little Houghton rounding a house at the top of the field to the stile leading on to Meadow lane. At Station Rd turn left for 300 yds until picking up the track on the left signposted footpath passing diagonally across the two fields leading on to Mill Lane entering Billing Aquadome. After crossing the bridge turn left keeping the river to your left heading back towards N'pton boat club mariner, at the end of the tree line bare right away from the river heading back towards Riverside Retail Park, finally arriving back at the start point.
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