Welcome to Northamptonshire

This county has an impressive and captivating history, and ancient castles and scenery which have inspired visitors, artists, photographers, and those who simply want to stand and stare at its great landscapes. Northamptonshire is known as the county of spires and squires. You can see Elizabethan mansions in romantic deer parks, sleepy canals, and earls’ residences hidden in English farmland. Long-distance walks take you past royal hunting lodges and over viaducts. Along the way you can call in at unique little towns with hidden farmers’ markets and classical cathedrals. Or experience the county by tranquil canal trip in this water-filled county, with boating lakes and country park reservoirs.

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