Over 140,000 photos of England.
17,000+ Members
Click here to join the community
Pictures of England
 

Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England..

Pictures of Northamptonshire

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

Church of St Mary and All Saints, 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...

Harringworth

Harringworth (12 Pictures)

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

Sixfields - Flood Storage Reservoir

Northampton (162 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.....

All Northamptonshire towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England

Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Castle Ashby House, Northamptonshire

Castle Ashby House (4 Pictures)

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

East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park (2 Pictures)

..

Lyveden New Bield, Near Oundle, Northants

Lyveden New Bield (33 Pictures)

This magnificent ruin is a rare romantic survival from the great Elizabethan period. The landscape on which the relic of this.....

Southwick Hall, South Front, Northamptonshire

Southwick Hall (4 Pictures)

..

All Northamptonshire AttractionsCastles in NorthamptonshireNorthamptonshire Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions

Northamptonshire Articles


A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
Added by Charles Moorhen