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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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Duddington

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Castle Ashby House, Northamptonshire

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Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

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East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

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

Sulgrave Manor

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