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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 Mary the Virgin Church, Culworth.

Culworth (6 Pictures)

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

St Peter's Church

Deene (6 Pictures)

Captivatingly beautiful in the quiet Northamptonshire countryside is the delightful village of Deene...

A picture of Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay (27 Pictures)

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...

Rockingham

Rockingham (9 Pictures)

This pretty village has a rising main street flanked by sturdy stone houses...

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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Gardens at Brixworth Country Park, Coton, Northamptonshire

Brixworth Country Park (9 Pictures)

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Lyveden New Bield, Northamptonshire

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.....

Salcey Forest, the Elephant Ponds

Salcey Forest (1 Pictures)

Beautiful forest, with massive oaks over 500 years old, situated a short distance from Ravenstone, close to Stoke Goldington. .....

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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