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A county in England

About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Northamptonshire

Deene

Deene (6 Pictures)

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

Everdon

Everdon (29 Pictures)

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Northampton Guildhall is home to the borough's council offices.

Northampton (158 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park (7 Pictures)

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Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

Coton Manor Wildlife Garden (22 Pictures)

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

Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall (30 Pictures)

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

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

Sulgrave Manor (1 Pictures)

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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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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