Normanton lies in a landscape of rolling farmlands, broken only by rivers and patches of woodland. It is a tranquil place, with the waters offering scope for sailing and other water-sports, bird-watching, fishing, and cycling...Rutland (6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction W)
The village lies on the southern shores of Rutland Water, one of Europe's largest man-made reservoirs, and England's premier fly fishing waters...Picturesque Village in the county of Northamptonshire (7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction S)
Apethorpe is a small, picturesque, East Northamptonshire village, a mile and a half from Kings Cliffe. St Leonard is an attractive looking church in a nice setting. Trees.....Northamptonshire (8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction S)
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...Picturesque Village in the county of Rutland (10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction SW)
Bisbrooke lies amidst a landscape of gentle hills dotted with rolling farmlands, rivers, reservoirs and woodland...Rutland (10.7 miles, 17.3 km, direction W)
For centuries the countryside around Oakham has echoed to the sound of hunting horns, for the vales and rolling farmland surrounding this sedate market town, have been the stamping ground for the counties hunting fraternity...Historic City in the county of Cambridgeshire (11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction SE)
The magic of Peterborough lies in the richness of its beautiful Cathedral. It is a glorious historical treasure house, it is unique and quite beyond compare...Picturesque Village in the county of Lincolnshire (12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction NW)
The tiny hamlet of Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth lies in spacious rural countryside in the valley of the River Witham...Leicestershire (16.1 miles, 25.9 km, direction SW)
Easter Monday sees the villages of Hallaton and Medbourne engaged in a riotous 'bottle kicking' contest which is said to have pagan origins...Historic Market Town in the county of Cambridgeshire (16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction E)
Whittlesey is an old area of Cambridge, it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086...Lincolnshire (16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction NE)
In springtime, the town of Spalding, in it's favoured position on the banks of the River Welland becomes a riot of blazing colour as tulips, daffodils and other glorious spring flowers come into bloom...Leicestershire (17.7 miles, 28.4 km, direction W)
This is a quiet rural village situated in one of the highest parts of the rolling Leicestershire countryside...Historic Market Town in the county of Leicestershire (18.9 miles, 30.3 km, direction NW)
An historic market town famous for its Pork packed pies and Stilton cheeses, both are savoured all over Britain and in many other countries...Northamptonshire (19.2 miles, 30.8 km, direction SW)
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...Historic Market Town in the county of Lincolnshire (19.3 miles, 31.1 km, direction N)
This delightful town, set on the River Witham in a spacious agricultural region is noted for many historic factors but more latterly as the birthplace of Britains first woman Primne Minister - Margaret Thatcher was born here in 1925 and she became Prime Minister in 1979...Lincolnshire (20.2 miles, 32.6 km, direction NE)
Set in the heart of the famously beautiful fenlands of Lincolnshire is the pleasant town of Moulton...Historic Market Town in the county of Northamptonshire (20.9 miles, 33.6 km, direction SW)
Interesting market town, with a long history, its market charter was granted in 1204...Lincolnshire (21.2 miles, 34.1 km, direction N)
The popular village of Belton lying north of Grantham is home to magnificent Belton House. It is also a typical "Estate" village which perfectly epitomises all the values of English country life...Lincolnshire (22.0 miles, 35.4 km, direction N)
Helpringham is a richly rewarding walking area, with walks around old villages and waterside walks giving visitors a lovely glimpse of the regions natural wildlife and variety of scenery...Picturesque Village in the county of Leicestershire (23.0 miles, 37.0 km, direction SW)
This is a graceful house which perfectly epitomises the wealth of the prosperous Elizabethan period. Burghley was completed in.....
Rutland Water is the largest reservoir in England (by surface area) and one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe. Its.....
Looking around the romantic ruin of Kirby Hall it is easy to imagine the splendour of an age when romance was all, and great.....
The magnificent cathedral church in Peterborough was given cathedral status by Henry VIII in 1541. Formerly it had been one of.....
Called a manor but in reality this is the farmhouse where Isaac Newton was born in 1642. The house remains very much during.....
This is a wonderful heritage museum which began when the site was uncovered during excavations of 1982. It focus's on the.....
Crowland Abbey was founded in 716 by King Ethelbald, in memory of St.Guthlac who had built a cell on the Fen island. It has a.....
This magnificent ruin is a rare romantic survival from the great Elizabethan period. The landscape on which the relic of this.....
A castle has stood on this spot since the 11th-century, it was built by Robert de Todini, standard-bearer to William the.....
Belton is the perfect example of a home belonging to an English country gentleman, and yet it is a delightful Anglo-Dutch.....
Houghton is a beautifully restored water mill from the 17th century. It can be found in the delightful village of Houghton,.....