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Pictures of Northamptonshire

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

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 Michael's Church, Aynho, Northants.

Aynho (23 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire

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'...

St Mary the Virgin Church, Culworth.

Culworth (6 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire

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

Sulgrave - home of George Washington's ancesters

Sulgrave (2 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire

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

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Northamptonshire

The Museum, Abington Park, Northampton

Abington Park Museum (10 Pictures)

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Billing Aquadrome in Great Billing, Northamptonshire

Billing Aquadrome (2 Pictures)

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Lyveden New Bield

Lyveden New Bield (33 Pictures)

This magnificent ruin is a rare romantic survival from the great Elizabethan period. The landscape on which the relic of this.....

Rockingham Castle Gardens, Corby, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle Gardens (3 Pictures)

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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