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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

St Mary the Virgin 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...

Guilsborough

Guilsborough (4 Pictures)

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

Harringworth

Harringworth (12 Pictures)

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

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

Sulgrave (2 Pictures)

USA President George Washington's ancestral home in England...

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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Winter Robin

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.....

East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park (2 Pictures)

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Salcey Forest, the Elephant Ponds

Salcey Forest (1 Pictures)

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

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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