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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

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...

Francis Crick DNA Statue

Northampton (158 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.....

Grand Union Canal at Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne (38 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Peaceful Reflection at Barnwell Country Park, Oundle, Northamptonshire

Barnwell Country Park (7 Pictures)

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Canons Ashby House Gardens

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.....

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.....

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
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