Posted 16/05/2012 by Extra Newspapers Online in Featured Articles
All ready at the start of the race

Burton Latimer – Annual Duck Race

Fun for all the family

Duck Race 10th June 2012

THE DUCK race is held every year at the Pocket Park in Station Road It’s a great event for all the family with, canoe rides, pond dipping, tractor rides and all the usual charity stalls. 

Ducks for Sale

The pocket park is an 11 acre natural site close to the town and is used every day by dog walkers, joggers, fishermen, walkers, parents and children. The concept of Pocket Parks originated in Northamptonshire in the 80’s creating natural environments, owned and taken care of by the local community for enjoyment and a little tranquillity, providing a protected environment teaming with wildlife with access for all, there are currently 80 Pocket Parks dotted around the county.

Starts at 1pm with  stalls & activities, refreshments, burgers & hot dogs. Magician & bouncy castle with Face painting & tractor rides a Real Ale tent and a Live band.

The event is organised by the Pocket Park Group and Burton 

Latimer Scouts.

All proceeds helping to support these projects.



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