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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

Bluebell Wood

Badby (24 Pictures)

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...

Harringworth Viaduct, Northamptonshire

Harringworth (12 Pictures)

Harringworth is a peaceful, serene village surrounded by unspoilt countryside...

Farmland nr Rockingham Forest

Rockingham (9 Pictures)

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

Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne (38 Pictures)

Lying just south of Northampton this beautiful canal village offers a wealth of interest to any boating enthusiast or any country lover...

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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park (2 Pictures)

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Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens (2 Pictures)

Kelmarsh Hall is a James Gibbs 18th century country house surround by romantic garden and over 3,500 acres of Northamptonshire.....

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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