About This Area
Located in the East Midlands, Northampton is the county town of Northamptonshire. Situated on the River Nene, 67 miles from London and 50 miles from the south of Birmingham. Northampton is one of the largest towns in the UK with a population of over 210,000 people.
There are many beautiful stately homes and gardens in Northampton that are rich in heritage and culture. This architecture make the perfect setting for a family day out, with woodland park enriched with hundreds of different species of flora and fauna. You can visit the different historical sites such as Canons Ashby, Lyveden New Bield, Kirby Hall, Althorp House, or visit the Wellingborough Museum.
The main towns in the county each offer local shops, museums, theatres, restaurants and bars, each providing a different experience for your day and night out in Northampton.
Northamptonshire is home to sports teams and venues, including Silverstone Race Course, home of British Motorsport, attracting motor fanatics from all across the world.