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* <sleep name="De Vere Staverton Estate" alt="" address="Daventry Road, Daventry, NN11 6JT" directions="" phone="0844 9802 317"  url="https://www.phcompany.com/de-vere/staverton-estate" "> With a stylish contemporary design, De Vere Staverton Estate offers nearly 250 light and airy bedrooms as well as a gym, pool, spa, and an award-winning restaurant. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the PGA European-tour standard 18-hole golf course nestled in the English countryside.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Sedgebrook Hall" alt="" address="Pitsford Rd, Chapel Brampton NN6 8BD" directions="" phone="01604 821666"  url="https://www.sedgebrookhall.co.uk/partner/sedgebrook-hall/?gclid=CN-j2czRwdACFVQ_GwodVAIOLA" "> Located just a few hours from London, Sedgebrook Hall is a top choice for short breaks and weekends away in Northampton. It’s also an ideal venue for weddings, reunions, meetings, and conferences.</sleep>
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Revision as of 14:53, 24 November 2016

Northamptonshire, or Northants, is a county in England.

Towns

Map of Northamptonshire

There are many towns within Northamptonshire but as of yet no cities. Northampton itself applied for city status at the turn of the Millennium, but lost out to Wolverhampton. The city of Peterborough is traditionally part of Northamptonshire but is currently governed as a unitary authority.

Other destinations

Pitsford

Understand

Traditionally Northampton has been a major centre of shoemaking and other leather related industries. Shoemaking has virtually ceased, though the back streets of the town still show the pattern of small shoe factories surrounded by terraced houses for the outworkers. The main industries now include distribution and finance.

Talk

Get in

  • Train from Euston, London to Northampton. Takes ~ 45mins

Get around

See

  • The famous Express Lifts Tower
  • Grand Union Canal, including Blisworth Tunnel and the Stoke Bruerne Canal Museum.
  • Sulgrave Manor in the south of Northamptonshire is of interest to Americans as it was the ancestral home of their founder, George Washington.

Itineraries

Do

  • Northampton Balloon Festival
  • Silverstone F1 British Grand Prix
  • Althorp Estate where Princess Diana is buried.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Best Western Rockingham Forest Corby, Rockingham Road, Corby, Northants, NN17 1AE, 01536 401348 (, fax: 01536 266383), [1]. checkin: 2pm (early check-in by arrangement); checkout: 11am (late check-out by arrangement). Best Western hotel with rooms, meeting rooms and a restaurant. Each bedroom includes bath and/or shower, work desk, flat screen freeview TV and complimentary WiFi. Some rooms have been adapted to allow for easier access. The hotel also has a 5 o’clock club offering food and drink at reduced rates. £86.50 Mon-Thur, £67.00 Fri & Sun, Sat £75.00. Breakfast is available from £10.95..
  • De Vere Staverton Estate, Daventry Road, Daventry, NN11 6JT, 0844 9802 317, [2]. With a stylish contemporary design, De Vere Staverton Estate offers nearly 250 light and airy bedrooms as well as a gym, pool, spa, and an award-winning restaurant. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the PGA European-tour standard 18-hole golf course nestled in the English countryside.
  • Sedgebrook Hall, Pitsford Rd, Chapel Brampton NN6 8BD, 01604 821666, [3]. Located just a few hours from London, Sedgebrook Hall is a top choice for short breaks and weekends away in Northampton. It’s also an ideal venue for weddings, reunions, meetings, and conferences.



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