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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

The 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'...

Badby Church, Badby, Northamptonshire.  Pictures by David Graham Adkins, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Badby (24 Pictures)

in the county of Northamptonshire

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...

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

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

Gardens at Brixworth Country Park, Coton, Northamptonshire

Brixworth Country Park (9 Pictures)

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Castle Ashby House, Northamptonshire

Castle Ashby House (4 Pictures)

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

East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park (2 Pictures)

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Rushton Triangular Lodge, Northamptonshire

Rushton Triangular Lodge (9 Pictures)

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
Added by Charles Moorhen

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