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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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
The creative story of Northamptonshire is a roll-call of the greats of art, music, theatre – and more.
Whether you’re after a quiet pint in a village pub, a night on the tiles, some live music or an evening at the theatre – Northamptonshire has it all.
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Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in Northamptonshire.
Reasons to visit
There are dozens of reasons to visit Northamptonshire – here are a few of our favourites.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Getting here & around
Travellers from near and far will find Northamptonshire an incredibly easy place to reach and travel around.
Northamptonshire is a fantastic base for exploring some of the surrounding counties and attractions.