Out and About in Northamptonshire

Our Garden

Our Garden Terrace provides the perfect setting for enjoying a light lunch or evening meal.

With spacious grass areas and patio, The Stag provides extensive outdoor facilities to cater for all needs.

The area is famous for its cycle tracks and walks and therefore we often entertain groups of ramblers and cyclists who are always welcome to come and relax in comfort and of course try our range of quality ales and pub food.

Coach Parties Welcome

Official Stop Over Site by prior arrangement

The Stag Maidwell is now an official nationally acknowledged coach stop over site.
Working with recognised bodies on a regular basis, we always welcome coach parties and are available to host your every itinerary need during those long journeys from east to west, north to south.

Picture of a coach in The Stag card park

Coach Parties Welcome

Local Attractions in Northamptonshire

External view of Althorpe House

ALTHORP HOUSE
 

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.

View of the lake at Coton Manor Gardens

COTON MANOR GARDEN

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

External view of Cottesbrooke Hall

COTTESBROOKE HALL

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.

External view of Holdenby House

HOLDENBY HOUSE
 

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

External view of Philadelphus Jayes Earls Barton

JEYES OF EARLS BARTON

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.

External view of Kelmarsh Hall

KELMARSH HALL & GARDENS

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.

Picture of Lamport Hall Exterior

LAMPORT HALL & GARDENS

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.

External view of Rockingham Castle

ROCKINGHAM CASTLE

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.

External view of Stanford Hall

STANFORD HALL
 

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.

Northampton Saints Rugby Club Logo

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS RUGBY CLUB

Northampton's Premiership rugby club.

Logo of Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit

SILVERSTONE
 

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.

Logo of the Naseby Battlefield Project

THE NASEBY BATTLEFIELD PROJECT

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.

Image of 78 Derngate's Front Door in Northampton

DERNGATE 78

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.

Combined logo of MacMillan Cancer Support and the Ramblers Association

MACMILLAN WAY

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

Midshires Way Logo

MIDSHIRES WAY

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.

Image of Delapre Abbey Northampton

DELAPRE ABBEY

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.

Northampton and Lamport Railway Logo

LAMPORT RAILWAY

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.

Logo of Northampton Museum

NORTHAMPTON MUSEUMS

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

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