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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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Badby 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 Church, 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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St Peter's Church

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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Harringworth

Harringworth

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

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Ladybridge Lake

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

Rockingham

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

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Grand Union Canal Lock at Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne

Lying just south of Northampton this beautiful canal village offers a wealth of interest to any boating enthusiast or any country lover...

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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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Peaceful Reflection at Barnwell Country Park, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Barnwell Country Park

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Canons Ashby House, Northamptonshire

Canons Ashby House

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

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Castle Ashby House, Northamptonshire

Castle Ashby House

The magnificent building of Castle Ashby House is guarded by a pair of splendid 18th-century wrought iron gates. The castle was.....

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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, Near Oundle, Northants

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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Sywell Reservoir Country Park

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