Places to visit in and around Northamptonshire

Boughton House

"The English Versailles", set in a 350 acre park, with river, lakes, and broad avenues of 280 year old trees.

Canons Ashby House

A country house cradled by time.

Carpetbagger and Northants Aviation Museums

House USAAF and RAF memorabilia from World War II.

Coton Manor Garden

A romantic garden, with restaurent, plant nursery, and collection of exotic birds.

Cottesbrooke Hall

A magnificent Queen Anne house dating from 1702.

Deene Park

Home of the Brudenell family, and was the seat of the Earls of Cardigan.

Gretton - a Northamptonshire Village

A description of this north Northamptonshire village

Kirby Hall

An Elizabethan country house.

Lamport Hall

Home of the Isham family for over 400 years

Nene Valley Railway

Britain's International Steam Railway

Northamptonshire Country Parks

Brief descriptions of facilities available at the eight country parks within the county.

Prebendal Manor House, Nassington

The oldest manor in Northamptonshire, dating from the 13th century.

Rockingham Castle

Built by William the Conqueror, its interior is like a passage through time. The gardens and ramparts afford magnificent views.

Rutland Water

One of the largest man-made lakes in Europe, offering a host of recreational attractions.

Southwick Hall

A 14th century manor house, which still remains a family home.

Stoke Bruerne Canal Museum

Canal history in its true colours, with a museum shop, boat trips, and pleasant canalside walks.

Sulgrave Manor

Northamptonshire home of the ancestors of George Washington.

Welland Viaduct

A spectacular viaduct, one of the longest in the country (3/4 mile long) with 82 arches, spanning the Welland Valley.

Northamptonshire Portraits

Photographs of Northamptonshire scenes

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