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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

Badby Gatehouse

Badby (24 Pictures)

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...

Deene

Deene (6 Pictures)

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

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham (9 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Peaceful Reflection at Barnwell Country Park, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Barnwell Country Park (7 Pictures)

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Gardens at Brixworth Country Park, Coton, Northamptonshire

Brixworth Country Park (9 Pictures)

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Lyveden New Bield, Northamptonshire

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.....

Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire. Ancestral home of George Washington's family

Sulgrave Manor (1 Pictures)

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