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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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The church, Aynho, Northants

Aynho

There is a pale beauty about Aynho that is enhanced only by the pale golden fruit that flourishes in these parts and caused this lovely place to become known as 'The Apricot Village'...

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Badby Church, Badby, Northamptonshire.  Pictures by David Graham Adkins, Chippenham, Wiltshire

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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Coton Manor, Near Guilsborough, Northamptonshire

Guilsborough

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

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Harringworth, Northamptonshire

Harringworth

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

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St Giles Church, Northampton

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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Squires hill just off the High street, Rothwell, Northamptonshire

Rothwell

Interesting market town, with a long history, its market charter was granted in 1204...

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All Saints Church

Rushton

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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A picture of Stanford on Avon

Stanford on Avon

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

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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 - home of George Washington's ancesters

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

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,Northamptonshire

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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Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire

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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Salcey Forest, the Elephant Ponds

Salcey Forest

Beautiful forest, with massive oaks over 500 years old, situated a short distance from Ravenstone, close to Stoke Goldington. .....

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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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