ALTHORP HOUSE
www.althorp.com

Built in 1508 Althorp has been home to the Spencer family for nearly 500 years. It became the focus of world attention following the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales in September 1997.

Image of Althorpe House

COTON MANOR GARDEN
www.cotonmanor.co.uk

This peaceful 10 acre garden occupies a hillside position extending down from the 17th century manor house, constructed of mellow Northamptonshire stone.

 Coton Manor Gardens

COTTESBROOKE HALL
www.cottesbrooke.co.uk

Reputed to be the inspiration for Jane Austen’s ‘Mansfield Park’, Cottesbrooke Hall represents a near perfect example of Queen Anne architecture located in a quite stunning parkland setting.

 Cottesbrooke Hall

HOLDENBY HOUSE
www.holdenby.com

Standing proudly on its hill commanding the rolling Northamptonshire countryside around it, no wonder locals say ‘It shines like Holdenby’.

Holdenby House

JEYES OF EARLS BARTON
www.jeyesofearlsbarton.co.uk

Since opening in 1981, David and Georgina Jeyes along with their 3 children have expanded and developed their once traditional chemist shop into an Aladdin’s cave full of gifts, an award winning coffee shop and various fascinating and award winning exhibitions.

 

KELMARSH HALL & GARDENS
www.kelmarsh.com

Reputed Kelmarsh Hall is a graceful 18th century historic house, set in beautiful romantic gardens and surrounded by it’s own working estate in the rolling Northamptonshire and Leicestershire countryside.

Image of Kelmarsh Hall

LAMPORT HALL & GARDENS
www.lamporthall.co.uk

Reputed Lamport Hall was the home of the Isham family from 1560 to 1976 and is one of the finest examples of Grade 1 Listed Houses.

 Lamport Hall

ROCKINGHAM CASTLE
www.rockinghamcastle.com

This remarkable castle, built on the instruction of William the Conqueror, has been the Watson’s family home for 450 years. Prior to the Watson’s ownership the Castle was held by the monarch.

 Rockingham Castle

STANFORD HALL
www.stanfordhall.co.uk

Stanford Hall, built in the 1690’s for Sir Roger Cave, is still home to his descendants and is one of the most exquisite examples of the architecture of the period.

 Stanford Hall

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS RUGBY CLUB
www.northamptonsaints.co.uk

Northampton’s Premiership rugby club.

Northampton Saints Rugby Club Logo

SILVERSTONE
www.silverstone.co.uk

Silverstone Circuit has come a long way since it was turned from a wartime airfield into a motor racing circuit. It is now one of the world’s most famous motor sport venues and home of the F1 British Grand Prix.

 Silverstone Racing

THE NASEBY BATTLEFIELD PROJECT
www.naseby.com

The battle of Naseby was fought on the morning of the 14th June 1645. In the open fields of that small Northamptonshire village, parliament’s New Model Army destroyed the main field army of King Charles I. After nearly three years of conflict, this was the decisive battle of the Civil War.

 The Naseby Battlefield Project

DERNGATE 78
www.78derngate.org.uk

78 Derngate is a Grade II* listed Georgian house in the Derngate area of Northampton, England, originally built in the 1820’s. It’s noted for its interior, which was extensively remodelled in 1916 and 1917 by noted architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

 78 Derngate

MACMILLAN WAY
www.macmillanway.org

A network of attractive routes linking the South Coast, Bristol Channel and North Sea coast of England, taking in the Cotswolds, the Quantocks and the Fens. Largely great tracts of rolling pastoral countryside with some steep climbs.

www.ramblers.org.uk

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MIDSHIRES WAY
The Long Distance Walking Association

A route linking southern and northern England, connecting the Ridgeway in the Chilterns with the Trans Pennine Trail on the edge of the Pennines via historic estates, farmland and the Peal District National Park.

 Midshires Way Logo

DELAPRE ABBEY
www.delapreabbey.org

The Friends of Delapre Abbey in Northampton are committed to protecting, preserving, restoring and renovating the Abbey, including its walled garden, grounds and lake. It can then be enjoyed as a leisure, learning and tourism resource both now and in the future by the local and wider community.

 Delapre Abbey

LAMPORT RAILWAY
www.nlr.org.uk

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.

 Northampton and Lamport Railway

NORTHAMPTON MUSEUMS
www.northampton.gov.uk/museums

Find out more about the museums in Northampton, including location, opening times and facilities.

 Northampton Museums
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