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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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Queen St, Culworth.


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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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Coton Manor, Near Guilsborough, Northamptonshire


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

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Sixfields - Flood Storage Reservoir


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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Rushton Triangular Lodge, Northamptonshire


The picturesque village of Rushton set between Desborough and Rothwell is famous for the Rushton Triangular Lodge built in 1593 by Roman Catholic Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise the Holy Trinity...

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Stanford on Avon

Picturesque village straddling the banks of the River Avon...

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Grand Union Canal Lock at Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne

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Sulgrave - home of George Washington's ancesters


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 Manor House

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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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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Daventry Country Park

Daventry Country Park


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East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park


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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, Northamptonshire

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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