Self-catering accommodation in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is a mainly rural county with gently undulating countryside in the heart of England, lying mid-way between London and the Midlands. There are plenty of rivers and canals, including the Grand Union Canal where you can walk along tow paths and admire the brightly coloured canal boats or feed the swans. There are numerous places for angling enthusiasts to fish, safe places to cycle and walk and an ideal place to book a holiday cottage to use as a base whilst you explore the heart of England.

Northampton

The main city is Northampton, a market town of over 200,000 inhabitants, and worth visiting to view the magnificent buildings of the Victorian Gothic former Guildhall in Northampton's market square, now county council offices, All Saints Church and other historic buidlings. There is a good shopping centre, a daily market and plenty of places to eat out.

Visit Northamptonshire for canal path walks and boatingVisitor attractions in Northamptonshire:

  • Billing aquadrome - a large park with fishing lakes and leisure facilities for daily visitors and people with holiday homes

  • Grand Union Canal for walks and boating

  • Gardens: Coton Manor Garden

 

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How to get to Northamptonshire

The M1 Motorway runs through Northamptonshire bearing heavy traffic north to south. It is a very pleasant place to visit for holidays, sports activities and weekend breaks. There are several airports under an hour's drive away.

 

There are pretty towns and village to visit throughout the county for pleasant walks and places of interest. They include the following list where fabulous country cottages can be rented for a self-catering break:


Althorp - seat of the home of Earl of Spencer, where Princess Diana is buried
Aldwincle
Ashton
Barnwell
Barton Seagrave
Benefield
Blisworth
Brackley
Brigstock
Brixworth
Bugbrooke
Bulwick
Burton Latimer
Chacombe
Charwelton
Church Brampton
Clipston
Corby - an industrial town which suffered in the collapse of the steel industry in the 1980s
Coton - for Coton Manor Garden and tea shop
Cottingham
Cranford
Creaton
Crick
Croughton
Daventry
Deene
Denford
Desborough
Duston
Earls Barton
East Carlton
East Haddon
Eastcote
Eydon
Farthingstone
Finedon
Fotheringay
Geddington
Grafton Regis
Grafton Underwood
Great Oakley
Great Brington
Great Oxendon
Gretton
Guilsborough
Hackleton
Hardingstone
Harringworth
Higham Ferrers
Irchester
Irthlingborough
Isham
Kettering
Kings Cliffe
Little Billing
Little Harrowden
Little Oakley
Loddington
Lower Benefield
Lowick
Maidwell
Market Harborough
Marston Trussell
Milton Malsor
Moulton
Nassington
Nether Heyford
Northampton
Oundle
Pitsford
Pytchley
Potterspury
Roade
Raunds
Rockingham
Rothwell
Rushden
Rushton
Silverstone - known for motor racing
Pipewell
Sibbertoft
Stanion
Staverton on edge of Daventry, with golf course
Stoke Albany
Stoke Bruerne
Sudborough
Sulgrave
Syresham
Sywell
Thrapston
Titchmarsh
Towcester
Upper Benefield
Wadenhoe
Weedon
Weekley
Weldon
Welford
Wellingborough
Welton - 2.6 miles north of Daventry
West Haddon
Weston
Whittlebury
Wollaston
Woodford
Woodnewton
Yardley Gobion
Yardley Hastings


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