Northamptonshire Attractions

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Scale: It is 63 miles from Stamford to Brackley and 28 miles from Daventry to Rushden.

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Attraction 1 - Towcester Racecourse, London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7HS. Tel: 01327 353414. towcester-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 2 -Althorp, Northampton, NN7 4HQ. Tel: 01604 770107. althorp.com.
Attraction 3 - Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 01604 491112. sywellaerodrome.co.uk.
Attraction 4 - Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN. Tel: 01327 857271. Ticket hotlineTel: 08704 588260. silverstone-circuit.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - Deene Park, Corby, Northhamptonshire, NN17 3EW. Tel: (01780) 450278. deenepark.com.
Attraction 6 - Northampton & Lamport Railway Preservation Society, Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8BA. Tel: 01604 820 327. nlr.org.uk.

Silverstone Motor Racing

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Visitor attractions and information for Brackley

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Attractions Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 5EH. Tel: 01494 755568. Stowe was created in the 18th century as an idealised version of nature with over 40 monuments and temples set against a breathtaking backdrop of glorious open spaces, wooded valleys and ornamental lakes. Given to the National Trust in 1989 the gardens have been undergoing an ambitious restoration programme. About 4 miles east of Brackley.

Stowe Landscape Gardens

Attractions Towcester Racecourse, London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7HS. Tel: 01327 353414. Set in the beautiful parklands of the Easton Neston Estate, Towcester Racecourse is one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country. Towcester is a course with high aspirations for the future. There are a number of catering outlets to choose from. If you would like to reserve a table at one of our restaurants please contact our main office on 01327 353414. www.towcester-racecourse.co.uk. About 9 miles north east of Brackley.

Towcester Racecourse

Attractions Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN. Tel: 01327 857271. Ticket hotlineTel: 08704 588260. Silverstone is now one of the world’s most famous motor sport venues and is both the birth place of British motor sport as well as being the home of the British Grand Prix. Silverstone's exhilarating range of driving experiences allows you to savour this world famous circuit for yourself. www.silverstone-circuit.co.uk. About 6 miles north east of Brackley.

Silverstone Motor Racing

Brackley Hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Corby

Attractions  Butterfly Farm & Aquatic Centre, Sykes Lane, North Shore, Rutland Water, Rutland, LE15 8PX. Tel: 01780 46051. 55,000 sq.ft. of walk-through jungle with free-flying butterflies and tropical birds. Ponds with koi carp and terrapins. New extension featuring tropical creepy-crawlies, iguanas and tarantulas. www.rutlandwaterbutterflyfarm.co.uk. Location: About 10 miles north of Corby.

Butterfly Farm & Aquatic Centre

Attractions RUTLAND WATER NATURE RESERVE. Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre. TEL: 01572-770651. When the reservoir was constructed, various areas were set aside to cater for different types of leisure pursuits. Sailing, sailboarding, trout fishing, boats and the nature reserve. www.rutlandwater.org.uk. Location: About 10 miles north of Corby.

 RUTLAND WATER NATURE RESERVE
Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre

Attractions Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre, 14/16 Bridge Street, Rothwell, Northants, NN14 6JW. Tel: 01536 711550. Local artists from Rothwell, Kettering and other surrounding towns and villages display a wide range of water colour, oil, pastel, mixed media, ceramics and craft work in the first floor galleries. www.rothwellartsandheritagecentre.org.uk. About 5 miles south west of Corby.

Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre

Deene Park

Attractions Deene Park, Corby, Northhamptonshire, NN17 3EW. Tel: (01780) 450278. Deene is a largely sixteenth-century house incorporating a medieval manor. There is also a large park where visitors may picnic beside the lake before exploring the gardens and the house. Charges apply. www.deenepark.com. About 6 miles east of Corby.

Deene Park

Attractions Barnwell Country Park, Barnwell Road, OUNDLE, Northamptonshire, PE8 5PB. Tel: 01832 273 435. Barnwell, one of Northamptonshire's smallest Country Parks, is a peaceful mixture of lakes, riverside, grassy meadow and marsh. Location: About 8 miles east of Corby .

Barnwell Country Park

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Visitor attractions and information for Daventry

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

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

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

Daventry Hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Kettering

Attractions Odeon Cinema, Pegasus Court, Off Wellingborough Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6XS. Tel: 0871 22 44 007. Junction 9 of the A14, A509 turn off. Free on-site parking. Location: On the outskirts of Kettering .

Odeon Cinema

Attractions Wicksteed Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire. NN15 6NJ. Tel: 08700 621 193. The grounds and gardens at Wicksteed Park cover 147 acres - encompassing sunken gardens, tree-lined walks, nature trail, a lake, public bar-b-cue and picnic areas. PLAYGROUND AREA, ARCADE AREA, LAKESIDE AREA, ARENA AREA. www.wicksteedpark.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Kettering.

Wicksteed Park

Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre

Attractions Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre, 14/16 Bridge Street, Rothwell, Northants, NN14 6JW. Tel: 01536 711550. Local artists from Rothwell, Kettering and other surrounding towns and villages display a wide range of water colour, oil, pastel, mixed media, ceramics and craft work in the first floor galleries. www.rothwellartsandheritagecentre.org.uk. About 3 miles west of Kettering .
Rothwell Arts and Heritage Centre

Attractions Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 01604 491112. Sywell Aerodrome, set in the heart of Northamptonshire, boasts one of the best airfields in the United Kingdom. www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk. About 8 miles south of Kettering.

Sywell Aerodrome

Attractions Sywell Aviation Museum, Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 07968 061708. The Museum aims to preserve the history of Sywell Aerodrome and Northamptonshire's rich aviation heritage from the early days of aviation to the Second World War and beyond. Presently housed in three Nissen huts. www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk. About 8 miles south of Kettering.

Sywell Aviation Museum

Kettering Hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Northampton

 Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

Attractions Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Guildhall Road, Northampton, NN1 1DP. Tel: 01604 838 111. Houses the famous shoe collection of more than 12,000 items, as well as covering Northampton's history. It also displays British and Oriental Ceramics and Glass. (Photo right). Location: In the centre of Northampton.

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

Attractions Abington Park Museum, Park Avenue South, Northampton, NN1 5LW. Tel: 01604 838 110. 'The Museum in the park' is a Grade 1 listed building, featuring The history of the Northamptonshire Regiment and the Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Northampton Life, and an Elegant 19th century fashion gallery. Location: In the centre of Northampton.

Abington Park Museum

Attractions Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 01604 491112. Sywell Aerodrome, set in the heart of Northamptonshire, boasts one of the best airfields in the United Kingdom. www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk. About 5 miles north east of Northampton.

Sywell Aerodrome

Attractions Sywell Aviation Museum, Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 07968 061708. The Museum aims to preserve the history of Sywell Aerodrome and Northamptonshire's rich aviation heritage from the early days of aviation to the Second World War and beyond. Presently housed in three Nissen huts. www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk. About 5 miles north east of Northampton.

Sywell Aviation Museum

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 3 miles north of Northampton.

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 6 miles west of Northampton.

 Althorp

Attractions Towcester Racecourse, London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7HS. Tel: 01327 353414. Set in the beautiful parklands of the Easton Neston Estate, Towcester Racecourse is one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country. Towcester is a course with high aspirations for the future. There are a number of catering outlets to choose from. If you would like to reserve a table at one of our restaurants please contact our main office on 01327 353414. www.towcester-racecourse.co.uk. About 8 miles south of Northampton.

Towcester Racecourse

Northampton Hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Oundle

Attractions Barnwell Country Park, Barnwell Road, OUNDLE, Northamptonshire, PE8 5PB. Tel: 01832 273 435. Barnwell, one of Northamptonshire's smallest Country Parks, is a peaceful mixture of lakes, riverside, grassy meadow and marsh. Location: On the outskirts of Oundle.

Barnwell Country Park

Deene Park

Attractions Deene Park, Corby, Northhamptonshire, NN17 3EW. Tel: (01780) 450278. Deene is a largely sixteenth-century house incorporating a medieval manor. There is also a large park where visitors may picnic beside the lake before exploring the gardens and the house. Charges apply. www.deenepark.com. About 5 miles west of Oundle.

Deene Park

Attractions Southwick Hall, Peterborough, PE8 5BL. Tel: 01832 274064. Southwick Hall comprises architecture of many centuries, notably the 14th, 16th, 18th and 19th. www.southwickhall.co.uk. About 3 miles north of Oundle.

Southwick Hall

Oundle hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Towcester

Attractions Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire MK18 5EH. Tel: 01494 755568. Stowe was created in the 18th century as an idealised version of nature with over 40 monuments and temples set against a breathtaking backdrop of glorious open spaces, wooded valleys and ornamental lakes. Given to the National Trust in 1989 the gardens have been undergoing an ambitious restoration programme. About 7 miles south of Towcester.

Stowe Landscape Gardens

Attractions Towcester Racecourse, London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7HS. Tel: 01327 353414. Set in the beautiful parklands of the Easton Neston Estate, Towcester Racecourse is one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country. Towcester is a course with high aspirations for the future. There are a number of catering outlets to choose from. If you would like to reserve a table at one of our restaurants please contact our main office on 01327 353414. www.towcester-racecourse.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Towcester.

Towcester Racecourse

Attractions Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN. Tel: 01327 857271. Ticket hotlineTel: 08704 588260. Silverstone is now one of the world’s most famous motor sport venues and is both the birth place of British motor sport as well as being the home of the British Grand Prix. Silverstone's exhilarating range of driving experiences allows you to savour this world famous circuit for yourself. www.silverstone-circuit.co.uk. About 4 miles south of Towcester.

Silverstone Motor Racing

Towcester hotels

Visitor attractions and information for Wellingborough

Attractions Twinwood Events Ltd, Twinwood Road, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB. Tel: 01234 350413. Twinwood Events Limited was formed to promote the events and concerts held at the newly constructed outdoor arena at Twinwood Airfield. The Annual Glenn Miller Festival is now held each August bank holiday. The Glenn Miller Festival incorporates many top Big Bands. The Glenn Miller Museum is open during the warmer months at Weekends from 10.30am to 4pm. www.twinwoodevents.com. About 10 miles south of Wellingborough.

Glenn Miller Museum

Attractions Wellingborough Museum, Dulley's Baths, 12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB. Tel: 01933 276838. The museum contains an ever growing collection of artefacts. All aspects of the history of Wellingborough over 2000 years are covered, with particular emphasis on the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Free admission. Location: In the centre of Wellingborough. Location: In the centre of Wellingborough.
Wellingborough Heritage Centre
Irchester Country Park

Attractions Irchester Country Park, Countryside Service, Gypsy Lane, Little Irchester, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 7DL. Tel: 01933 276866. This area is now a country park but from 1872 until the early 1940s, it was an ironstone quarry. Pick up a Park Discovery Pack - full of activities, trails and fun for all the family. The Park also a Visitors' Centre, 8 miles of walks, varied scenery and habitat, toilets, refreshments and ample parking. Location: On the outskirts of Wellingborough.

Irchester Country Park

Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

Attractions Situated in Irchester Country Park, Northamptonshire, the Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is home to a collection of working steam and diesel locomotives. The museum is open every Sunday 10:00–5:00 (10:00–4:00 in winter). The museum is housed within Irchester Country Park, Wellingborough, Northants.
Off A509.
Location: On the outskirts of Wellingborough.

Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

Attractions Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 01604 491112. Sywell Aerodrome, set in the heart of Northamptonshire, boasts one of the best airfields in the United Kingdom. www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk. About 4 miles west of Wellingborough.

Sywell Aerodrome

Attractions Sywell Aviation Museum, Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN. Tel: 07968 061708. The Museum aims to preserve the history of Sywell Aerodrome and Northamptonshire's rich aviation heritage from the early days of aviation to the Second World War and beyond. Presently housed in three Nissen huts. www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk. About 4 miles west of Wellingborough.

Sywell Aviation Museum

Welcome to Rushden

Attractions Rushden & Diamonds Football Club, Nene Park, Station Road, Irthlingborough, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5QF. About 4 miles east of Wellingborough.

Rushden & Diamonds FC

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