Daventry attractions

Daventry attractions

DaventryFrom Daventry you can explore the county of Northamptonshire, an area of rural countryside, hills and woodland, beautifully preserved villages, magnificent churches and its main towns of Northampton, Kettering and Corby. The rolling hills make ideal riding country; Rochingham Salcey and Whittlewood Forests are popular trails. Lying west of the town of Northampton is Althorp House, family home and burial place of Diana, Princess of Wales. The pretty villages of Rockingham, Badly, Fotheringhay, Oundle and Raunds deserve a visit whilst you are in the county.

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Attractions Daventry Country Park, managed by Daventry District Council, Contracts House High March, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4HB. Tel: 01327 300001. Mapped and measured Health Walks. Youth canoe Club Hut. Mapped Orienteering Courses. The park centres around a reservoir which is managed by British Waterways and is used to provide water for the Grand Union Canal. Location: On the outskirts of Daventry.

Daventry Country Park

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Attractions Daventry Leisure Centre, Lodge Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 5AF. Tel: 01327 871144. 25 metre Leisure pool, Wave machine, Extensive spectator area, Poolside Cafe area, Squash Courts, Creche, Sunbeds Location: In the centre of Daventry.

Daventry Leisure Centre

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Attractions Northampton & Lamport Railway Preservation Society, Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8BA. Tel: 01604 820 327. A steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside. Footplate Passes available. www.nlr.org.uk. About 12 miles east of Daventry.

Northampton & Lamport Railway Preservation Society

Attractions Althorp, Northampton, NN7 4HQ. Tel: 01604 770107. Experience 500 years of history at Althorp, home of the Spencer Family. Explore the wonderful house, Enjoy the magnificent park, Be touched by the award winning exhibition, Diana: A Celebration. www.althorp.com. About 8 miles east of Daventry.

Althorp

Attractions Set in the heart of Warwickshire, Draycote Water near to Rugby, offers water sports, fishing, wetlands, nature trails and bird hides. Please note that dogs are not permitted around the perimeter of the reservoir. Draycote Water Sailing Club, Kites Hardwick, Rugby, CV23 8AB. Tel: 01788 811153. www.draycotewater.co.uk. About 7 miles north west of Daventry.

Draycote Water Sailing Club

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Passes 1 mile north of Daventry.

Grand Union Canal

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