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About Northamptonshire

Located in central England Northamptonshire is a county covering an area of over 900 square miles. The eight hundred year old county town of Northampton well known for its footwear production, has many historic buildings of interest. Attractions well worth a visit include Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, which boasts the largest and finest collection of footwear in the world, Coton Manor Garden, with a 17th century manor house constructed of mellow Northamptonshire stone. Other local places of interest include Sulgrave Manor, the home of George Washington's ancestors, the world famous Santa Pod International Raceway and the 18th century Kelmarsh Hall set in over 3000 acres of gardens and parkland.
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The Oxford Canal at Nell Bridge Lock, near Aynho.

Aynho

There is a pale beauty about Aynho that is enhanced only by the pale golden fruit that flourishes in these parts and caused this lovely place to become known as 'The Apricot Village'...

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Sweet Northamptonshire village set amid delightful open countryside which centuries ago was sufficiently important to have it's own fair and market...

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Captivatingly beautiful in the quiet Northamptonshire countryside is the delightful village of Deene...

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Duddington

This is a gem of a village that is all gracious houses and cottages of stone, roofed with stone slates, that are spaciously interspersed around enchanting country lanes backed by mile after mile of glorious rich pasture and meadowland...

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All Saints Church, Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay

The lantern tower of the Church of St. Mary and All Saints at Fotheringhay shines through the deepening shadows of the great trees that frame it, shadows matched in darkness by those less visible that haunt the village where the final tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots was enacted...

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Harringworth, Northamptonshire

Harringworth

Harringworth is a peaceful, serene village surrounded by unspoilt countryside...

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Northampton, Northamptonshire

Northampton

The landscape of Northampton is dotted with reminders of its illustrious history. Despite the great fire of 1675 when much of Northampton was destroyed, it was rebuilt in such a.....

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Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire. Ancestral home of George Washington's family

Sulgrave

USA President George Washington's ancestral home in England...

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Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

"This is a beautifully maintained garden of exceptional charm...there is something for everyone here. This garden could not fail.....

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East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park

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Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall is a James Gibbs 18th century country house surround by romantic garden and over 3,500 acres of Northamptonshire.....

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Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall

Looking around the romantic ruin of Kirby Hall it is easy to imagine the splendour of an age when romance was all, and great.....

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Lyveden New Bield

Lyveden New Bield

This magnificent ruin is a rare romantic survival from the great Elizabethan period. The landscape on which the relic of this.....

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Salcey Forest, the Elephant Ponds

Salcey Forest

Beautiful forest, with massive oaks over 500 years old, situated a short distance from Ravenstone, close to Stoke Goldington. .....

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Southwick Hall, South Front, Northamptonshire

Southwick Hall

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Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire. Ancestral home of George Washington's family

Sulgrave Manor

This delightful Tudor house is the very epitome of the comfortable English country home, and yet it embodies all that is best of.....

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