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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

Harringworth

Harringworth (12 Pictures)

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

Rockingham

Rockingham (9 Pictures)

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

Sunset from Storefield Farm looking toward Rushton

Rushton (12 Pictures)

The picturesque village of Rushton set between Desborough and Rothwell is famous for the Rushton Triangular Lodge built in 1593 by Roman Catholic Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise the Holy Trinity...

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Recommended attractions in Northamptonshire

Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park (7 Pictures)

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East Carlton Country Park, Corby, Northamptonshire

East Carlton Country Park (2 Pictures)

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

Sulgrave Manor (1 Pictures)

This delightful Tudor house is the very epitome of the comfortable English country home, and yet it embodies all that is best of.....

Motherrrrr! Where are you??

Sywell Reservoir Country Park (12 Pictures)

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A Human Heart and a Ghost Story in a Northamptonshire Church
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