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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. View the pictures of Northamptonshire..

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The Oxford Canal at Nell Bridge Lock, near Aynho.

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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Bluebell Wood

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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St Mary the Virgin Culworth.

Culworth

Sweet Northamptonshire village set amid delightful open countryside which centuries ago was sufficiently important to have it's own fair and market...

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St Peter's Church

Deene

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

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Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay

The lantern tower of the Church of St. Mary and All Saints at Fotheringhay shines through the deepening shadows of the great trees that frame it, shadows matched in darkness by those less visible that haunt the village where the final tragedy of Mary, Queen of Scots was enacted...

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Rockingham Castle and Graveyard

Rockingham

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

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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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Sunset from Storefield Farm looking toward Rushton

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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Gardens at Brixworth Country Park, Coton, Northamptonshire

Brixworth Country Park

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Canons Ashby House. (N T )

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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Castle Ashby House, Northamptonshire

Castle Ashby House

The magnificent building of Castle Ashby House is guarded by a pair of splendid 18th-century wrought iron gates. The castle was.....

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Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

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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East Carlton Hall, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park

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Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall is a James Gibbs 18th century country house surround by romantic garden and over 3,500 acres of Northamptonshire.....

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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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