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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

Queen St, Culworth.

Culworth (6 Pictures)

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

A picture of Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay (27 Pictures)

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...

Coton Manor, Near Guilsborough, Northamptonshire

Guilsborough (4 Pictures)

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

Rockingham Castle and Graveyard

Rockingham (9 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

The Priory Church of St Mary (Canons Ashby)

Canons Ashby House (10 Pictures)

This house was originally part of an Augustinian Priory, it was only converted into a charming Elizabethan manor house during the.....

Coton Manor Gardens

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.....

Daventry Country Park

Daventry Country Park (5 Pictures)

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Salcey Forest, the Elephant Ponds

Salcey Forest (1 Pictures)

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

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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