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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in Northamptonshire, England.

About the county of Northamptonshire

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Northamptonshire has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Northamptonshire

Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay (27 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire

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...

Sixfields - Flood Storage Reservoir

Northampton (159 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Northamptonshire

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.....

Grand Union Canal Lock at Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne (38 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northamptonshire

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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Recommended Attractions to visit in Northamptonshire

Coton Manor Wildlife Garden

Coton Manor Wildlife Garden (22 Pictures)

"This is a beautifully maintained garden of exceptional charm...there is something for everyone here. This garden could not fail.....

Frosted Trees

Daventry Country Park (5 Pictures)

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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