Sign up to our email to receive our most splendid special offers each month!
More Info

We will never share your details with anyone else, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

 

Kelmarsh Hall [Garden]

Northampton

Kelmarsh Hall, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Kelmarsh Hall is a romantic mid-20th century garden now largely restored. The grass terrace below the garden front of the Hall, with its rows of pleached limes on either side, together with the tapis vert, a wild flower meadow beyond, flanked by... more

Boughton House [Historic House]

Kettering

Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire

The home of the Dukes of Buccleuch and Queensberry, Boughton House in Kettering, Northants, sits surrounded by idyllic English landscape and chocolate box country villages. The house, once a modest manor, was purchased by the Montagu family in 1528... more

Boughton Park [Garden]

Kettering

Boughton Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire

The Park at Boughton House includes a great spread of lawns, lakes, waterways, woods and avenues of trees. This Grade 1 listed Designed Landscape is currently being restored, inspired by the original plans of 1746. In July 2009, a new 21st century... more

Wellingborough Golf Club [Golf Course]

Harrowden Hall, Great Harrowden, Wellingborough

Wellingborough Golf Club, Harrowden Hall, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

An investment of £500,000 in 1999 saw all 18 greens at Wellingborough renewed plus work on bunkers, drainage and an irrigation system. That's seen the emergence of a very fine par 72 course of over 6,700 yards set in quiet parkland. Three holes stand... more

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Kelmarsh, Northampton

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens, Kelmarsh, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Built in 1732 to a James Gibbs design, Kelmarsh Hall is surrounded by its working estate, grazed parkland and beautiful gardens. The Hall´s elegant 18th century plasterwork is complemented by Nancy Lancaster and John Fowler´s 20th century decoration... more

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens [Garden]

Northampton

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Cottesbrooke Hall´s award winning gardens are set in delightful rural Northamptonshire. Reputed to be the pattern for Jane Austen´s `Mansfield Park´. Huge 300-year-old cedars set off magnificent pools, lily-ponds and double herbaceous borders... more

Silverstone [Attraction / Activity]

Silverstone Circuit, Towcester

Silverstone, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire

For more than 60 years Silverstone has carved its mark as one of the leading motorsport venues, creating a powerful heritage around the world. Internationally renowned as the host of world class events, Silverstone is also famed for its exhilarating... more

Althorp [Historic House]

The Stables, Althorp, Northampton

Althorp, The Stables, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Even if Diana Princess of Wales had no connection with Althorp (pronounced Allthorp, don’t you know), it would still be a simply lovely country house to visit in the languid Northamptonshire countryside. The house dates back to the early 1500s and... more

The Day Spa & Leisure Club [Spa]

Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Whittlebury, Towcester

The Day Spa & Leisure Club, Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Towcester, Northamptonshire

Not many spas in Britain can lay claim to a wellbeing experience as sophisticated and well rounded as the Day Spa at Whittlebury Hall. Set in rural Northamptonshire, this Georgian stately house is home to an expansive spa that promises to hit all the... more

Lamport Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Lamport, Northampton

Lamport Hall & Gardens, Lamport, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Lamport Hall & Gardens are a hidden gem set in beautiful countryside. The Hall contains a delightful collection of art and furniture accumulated over four centuries by the Isham family, including some beautiful pieces collected on the Grand Tour. ... more

Rockingham Castle [Historic House]

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire


Discover the fascinating Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle was built by William the Conqueror and was regularly used by the early Kings of England until it was granted to Edward Watson in the 16th century, whose ancestors still... more

Rockingham Castle & Gardens [Garden]

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle & Gardens, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful grounds of Rockingham Castle Rockingham Castle and gardens stand on the edge of an escarpment giving dramatic views over five counties and the Welland Valley below. Surrounding the castle are some 12 acres of... more

Northamptonshire County Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Lane, Church Brampton, Northampton

Northamptonshire County Golf Club, Golf Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

A traditional and inland course with a mix of heathland and parkland, Northamptonshire now has has 21 holes. The original 18 holes were designed by Harry Colt and later James Braid altered the pattern and arrangement of many bunkers and the 18th... more

Delapré Abbey [Historic House]

www.delapreabbey.org, London Road, Northampton

Delapré Abbey, www.delapreabbey.org, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Surrounded by vast parkland and gardens, Delapré Abbey is an unusual historic building situated only 1 mile from the town of Northampton, and this is why it has been termed 'an urban country house and park'. It is a grade II* listed complex of... more

Santa Pod Raceway [Attraction / Activity]

Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Grab your earplugs and head to Santa Pod where all manner of car racing will delight petrolheads everywhere. Tucked away in the village of Podington on the Northants and Bedfordshire border, this attraction offers everything from monster trucks to... more

Cottesbrooke Hall [Historic House]

Cottesbrooke, Northampton

Cottesbrooke Hall, Cottesbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire

A classic country house cocooned by acres of lush grounds and woodland, Cottesbrooke Hall in Northamptonshire is a Queen Ann mansion built back in 1702 which many believe to be the inspiration for Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Inside, portraits,... more

Canons Ashby [Garden]

Daventry

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful Canons Ashby Canons Ashby House, has a formal garden that was created between 1708 and 1717 by Edward Dryden. Derelict and overgrown when the house was rescued by the National Trust, the restoration work of... more

Fawsley Hall Spa [Spa]

Fawsley Hall, Fawsley, Daventry

Fawsley Hall Spa, Fawsley Hall, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Spa buffs will rejoice at the news that Surrey-based spa stalwart Grayshott is now delivering superb standard treatments at Fawsley Hall in Northamptonshire. The prestigious and historic Tudor estate now boasts an enhanced level of luxury thanks to... more

Canons Ashby [Historic House]

Daventry

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful Canons Ashby Visitors to Canons Ashby House in rural Northamptonshire will discover the elegant residence of the Dryden family, who built it in the mid-16th century. Unlike many grand old homes, this one has... more

Lyveden New Bield [Garden]

Near Oundle, Peterborough

Lyveden New Bield, Near Oundle, Peterborough, Northamptonshire


Explore the Fascinating Lyveden New Bield The National Trust has taken the Lyveden New Bield, a building started but never finished by Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise his Catholicism in the 1500s and early 1600s, and turned it into a... more

Delapré Abbey [Historic House]

www.delapreabbey.org, London Road, Northampton

Delapré Abbey, www.delapreabbey.org, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Surrounded by vast parkland and gardens, Delapré Abbey is an unusual historic building situated only 1 mile from the town of Northampton, and this is why it has been termed 'an urban country house and park'. It is a grade II* listed complex of... more

The Higgins Bedford [Museum / Art Gallery]

Castle Lane, Bedford

The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Sitting in the pleasant castle quarter of Bedford on the north side of the Ouse, The Higgins Art Gallery and Museum reopened after extensive work in the summer of June 2013 to combine the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery.... more

Althorp [Historic House]

The Stables, Althorp, Northampton

Althorp, The Stables, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Even if Diana Princess of Wales had no connection with Althorp (pronounced Allthorp, don’t you know), it would still be a simply lovely country house to visit in the languid Northamptonshire countryside. The house dates back to the early 1500s and... more

Grimsthorpe Castle [Garden]

The Estate Office, Grimsthorpe, Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, The Estate Office, Bourne, Lincolnshire


Explore Grimsthorpe Castle more

Grimsthorpe Castle [Historic House]

Bourne

Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire


Explore Grimsthorpe Castle Grimsthorpe Castle, dating from 13th century, has been the home of the de Eresby family since 1516 when it was granted to the 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby by Henry V111. The State Rooms house stunning... more

Twinlakes Park [Attraction / Activity]

Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray

Twinlakes Park, Melton Spinney Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Twinlakes Park: There is a massive splash landing at Twinlakes Park this summer with the recent unveiling of the brand spanking new, 22 foot drop, Dragonfall Log Flume!!! The fantastic new attraction turned the taps on for the first time this Easter... more

Shuttleworth Collection [Museum / Art Gallery]

Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade

Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with eight hangars. These hangars comprise an aeroplane engineering workshop, a garage and coachroom, and the remainder house the world famous... more

John O'Gaunt Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sutton Park, Sandy

John O'Gaunt Golf Club, Sutton Park, Sandy, Bedfordshire

There are two courses at this up and coming club and the main lay-out, The John O'Gaunt is rated highly with well groomed fairways and fast greens while the Carthagena provides a contrast to the John O'Gaunt with much larger greens. The two courses... more

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens [Museum / Art Gallery]

Churchgate, Spalding

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Ayscoughfee museum in Spalding is set in a Grade I medieval hall, the home of a wool merchant, dating back to the 1400s. The hall is always busy, whether hosting a concert, a play or show, a craft session or an art exhibition and has a busy... more

MK Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes

MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Thought Milton Keynes was famous only for its concrete cows? Then perhaps you should head for the MK Gallery, a fascinating art space that dissects the experience and living in the city through a series of exhibitions, talks and events. The gallery... more

The Grange Spa [Spa]

Millthorpe Road, Pointon, Sleaford

The Grange Spa, Millthorpe Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

A spa needn’t be attached to a five-star hotel to be a top spot for total escapism. This is exactly what makes the Grange Spa so special: a wellbeing experience that’s a destination in its own right. Designed by Schletterer Wellness, a leading name... more

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa [Spa]

Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray

Ragdale Hall Health Hydro & Thermal Spa, Ragdale Village, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Even the uninitiated among us will have heard of Ragdale Hall. One of the most celebrated health resorts in Britain, this rural Leicestershire retreat, benefitting from views of rolling hills and salubrious country air, is hailed for its... more

Wimpole Estate [Garden]

Arrington, Royston

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire


Explore the beautiful Wimpole Estate Wimpole Hall has a twenty-acre garden with a 350-acre park beyond. The garden has undergone several phases of landscape and garden design since the 17th century. The park has been landscaped by... more

Wimpole Estate [Historic House]

Arrington, Royston

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire


Explore the beautiful Wimpole Estate Wimpole Hall Farm is a magnificent 18th century house, reputed to be the largest in Cambridgeshire was built for the 3rd Earl of Hardwicke. The interior is a rich mixture of 18th century... more

Woburn Safari Park [Attraction / Activity]

Woburn Park, Woburn

Woburn Safari Park, Woburn Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Woburn Safari Park is situated in the 300 acres of Woburn Abbey Deer Park, with over 1000 animals with in the Road Safari and Foot Safari. Your journey starts with Chapman's Zebra and North American Bison before you enter the Road Safari into the... more

Fawsley Hall Spa [Spa]

Fawsley Hall, Fawsley, Daventry

Fawsley Hall Spa, Fawsley Hall, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Spa buffs will rejoice at the news that Surrey-based spa stalwart Grayshott is now delivering superb standard treatments at Fawsley Hall in Northamptonshire. The prestigious and historic Tudor estate now boasts an enhanced level of luxury thanks to... more

Wrest Park [Garden]

Silsoe, Luton

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Luton, Bedfordshire


Explore an English garden with a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park Wrest Park´s formal gardens are a fascinating history of gardening styles laid out over one and a half centuries. Explore the ornate... more

Belvoir Castle [Historic House]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Step Back in time at Belvoir Castle Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire as it exists today is the fourth castle to stand on the grounds and this current incarnation was built in the early 19th century after a fire ravaged what stood... more

Belvoir Castle Gardens [Garden]

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle Gardens, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Discover Belvoir Castle and Castle Belvoir Castle gardens surround the rustic summerhouse, dating from 1800. The gardens have been lovingly restored to their original beauty, set in a natural ampitheatre with fresh water springs,... more

The Day Spa & Leisure Club [Spa]

Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Whittlebury, Towcester

The Day Spa & Leisure Club, Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Towcester, Northamptonshire

Not many spas in Britain can lay claim to a wellbeing experience as sophisticated and well rounded as the Day Spa at Whittlebury Hall. Set in rural Northamptonshire, this Georgian stately house is home to an expansive spa that promises to hit all the... more

Woburn Golf Club (Duchess) [Golf Course]

Little Brickhill, Milton Keynes

Woburn Golf Club (Duchess), Little Brickhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

The Duchess, the shortest course at Woburn but the beautiful pine wood surroundings really make it one of the most picturesque. Tight narrow fairways through pine trees put a premium on straight hitting. Although it has not had as much exposure, it... more

Woburn Golf Club (Marquess) [Golf Course]

Little Brickhill, Milton Keynes

Woburn Golf Club (Marquess), Little Brickhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

The Marquess course, the most recent addition at Woburn in 1999, is set within 200 acres of mature woodland in the 3,000-acre estate on boundary of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, designed by Ross McMurray, Clive Clark, Peter Allis and Alex Hay.... more

Woburn Golf Club (Duke's) [Golf Course]

Little Brickhill, Milton Keynes

Woburn Golf Club (Duke's), Little Brickhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

The first course at Woburn was named after the Duke of Bedford, owner of the house and estate, and fashioned through the parkland by Charles Lawrie of Cotton & Pennink. It grew in stature and the first professional event was the Dunlop Masters in... more

Silverstone [Attraction / Activity]

Silverstone Circuit, Towcester

Silverstone, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire

For more than 60 years Silverstone has carved its mark as one of the leading motorsport venues, creating a powerful heritage around the world. Internationally renowned as the host of world class events, Silverstone is also famed for its exhilarating... more

Peckover House & Garden [Historic House]

North Brink, Wisbech

Peckover House & Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire


Discover the fascinating history of Peckover House Peckover House and Garden, facing the River Nene built in 1722. This merchant's town house is renowned for its fine plaster and wood rococo decoration and also displays on the... more

Peckover House & Garden [Garden]

North Brink, Wisbech

Peckover House & Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire


Explore the beautiful gardens of Peckover House Peckover House & Garden is a charming 2-acre Victorian garden at the rear of a Georgian house on the North Brink in the middle of Wisbech, described as `The National Trust´s best town... more

Canons Ashby [Garden]

Daventry

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful Canons Ashby Canons Ashby House, has a formal garden that was created between 1708 and 1717 by Edward Dryden. Derelict and overgrown when the house was rescued by the National Trust, the restoration work of... more

Canons Ashby [Historic House]

Daventry

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful Canons Ashby Visitors to Canons Ashby House in rural Northamptonshire will discover the elegant residence of the Dryden family, who built it in the mid-16th century. Unlike many grand old homes, this one has... more

Belton House [Garden]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

To view the icons please zoom in

Towns in Northamptonshire with Place to Visit / Thing to Do listings:   Daventry | Kettering | Market Harborough | Northampton | Peterborough | Towcester | Wellingborough

All Counties with Places to Visit / Things to Do:    England: Central England: Derbyshire | Gloucestershire | Herefordshire | Leicestershire | Lincolnshire | Northamptonshire | Nottinghamshire | Rutland | Shropshire | Staffordshire | Warwickshire | West Midlands | Worcestershire | East Anglia: Cambridgeshire | Essex | Norfolk | North Norfolk | Suffolk | Northern England: Cheshire | Cumbria | Durham | East Riding of Yorkshire | Greater Manchester | Lancashire | Merseyside | North Yorkshire | Northumberland | South Yorkshire | Tyne & Wear | West Yorkshire | South East England: East Sussex | Kent | Surrey | West Sussex | South West England: Bath & Northeast Somerset | Bristol | Cornwall | Devon | Isles of Scilly | Somerset | Southern England: Bedfordshire | Berkshire | Buckinghamshire | Dorset | Hampshire | Hertfordshire | Isle of Wight | Oxfordshire | Wiltshire | Scotland: Central, East & North East Scotland: Aberdeenshire | Angus | Dunbartonshire | Falkirk | Fife | Moray | Perth & Kinross | Edinburgh, Glasgow & Southern Scotland: Ayrshire | City of Edinburgh | Dumfries & Galloway | East Lothian | Glasgow City | Lanarkshire | Mid-Lothian | Renfrewshire | Scottish Borders | West Lothian | Highlands & Islands of Scotland: Argyll & Bute | Highland | Wales: Mid-Wales: Ceredigion | Powys | North Wales: Conwy | Gwynedd | Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon) | Wrexham | South Wales: Bridgend | Cardiff | Carmarthenshire | Merthyr Tydfil | Monmouthshire | Neath Port Talbot | Newport | Pembrokeshire | Swansea | Vale of Glamorgan