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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. View the pictures of Northamptonshire..

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Bluebell Wood

Badby

Badby is an attractive village spread around a hillside. It shows a confection of pretty cottages, some of which are thickly thatched with creeper climbing up to pretty dormer windows...

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St Mary the Virgin Culworth.

Culworth

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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Deene

Deene

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

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Duddington

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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Guilsborough

Guilsborough

Hidden amongst leafy lanes and glorious poppy fields of the undulating Northamptonshire countryside, lies the peaceful village of Guilsborough...

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Harringworth Viaduct, Northamptonshire

Harringworth

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

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Sixfields - Flood Storage Reservoir

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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Rockingham Castle

Rockingham

This pretty village has a rising main street flanked by sturdy stone houses...

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Squires hill just off the High street, Rothwell, Northamptonshire

Rothwell

Interesting market town, with a long history, its market charter was granted in 1204...

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Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park

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Gardens at Brixworth Country Park, Coton, Northamptonshire

Brixworth Country Park

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Daventry Country Park

Daventry Country Park

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East Carlton Hall, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park

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Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire

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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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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Sywell Reservoir Country Park

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