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Weekends in Northamptonshire keep the kids & the grandparents happy. From the UK's oldest theme park to Europe's biggest urban sports venue Adrenaline Alley, & Europe's longest zip wires!

  • Although it's located close to Northampton town centre, at Abington Park, you’ll find 117 acres of green space. Popular with walkers and families, the Park offers a unique combination of things to do, see and explore. Here...
  • Abington Park Museum is set within the grounds of Abington Park. Look out for the beautiful Grade II listed building situated between the café and aviary. A little-known fact is that the building was once the manor house...
  • Set out over 120,000 SQ FT, this is a dreamland for BMX, MTB, scooter, skateboard, and inline enthusiasts. The size has allowed for numerous different zones playing to all styles and abilities. We also host a modern 2 floor Cafe...
  • Barnwell Country Park comprises 37 acres of lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore, situated close to the historic market town of Oundle.
  • In the Northamptonshire countryside, you’ll find something unexpected. Beckworth Emporium is a charming shopping and dining destination – all in one place. The Emporium is a must-visit for foodies and gardeners in...
  • We offer holiday home ownership and holidays, if you prefer a hassle free holiday home or like a touring lifestyle and own a motorhome, touring caravan or narrowboat, it's all here waiting for you to enjoy! We have recently benefited...
  • The Brampton Valley Way is a 14-mile rail trail built on the way of the former Northampton to Market Harborough Railway in Northamptonshire.
  • Brixworth Country Park opened in 1997 and lies next to Pitsford Water in Northamptonshire.
  • On the face of it, Burton Latimer is an ordinary small East Midlands town with little to show for its thousands of years existence. But looking a little closer, its long history will be revealed. Bronze and Iron Age artefacts...
  • The exhibition held at Stoke Bruerne Canal Museum is part of a wider collection of over 12,000 objects. The objects tell the fascinating story of Britain’s waterways, covering the last 300 years. The focus at the Museum...
  • Centrally located between London and Birmingham, in rural East Northamptonshire’s beautiful Nene Valley, with Canoe2 you can hire a canoe from our base by the River Nene, and paddle down river for half a day, or up to 5...
  • Castle Ashby is the ancestral home of the 7th Marquess of Northampton. Wander through its gardens, open 365 days of the year, and you are taking a walk through history. Set in the heart of a 10,000-acre estate, the 35 acres of...
  • Established in 1995, Catanger Llamas is in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, often referred to as the county of ‘squires and spires’ with idyllic villages and beautiful undulating countryside, unspoilt and blissfully...
  • The Chester House Estate, located in Irchester near Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, is a historically significant site that will be free to enter for everyone. The site is a £14.5m project financed by the National Heritage...
  • Corby Boating Lake is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and the residential swans. The recent environmental project has improved fishing stocks. There are...
  • We offer a wide range of facilities from Swimming to Health & Fitness. The Pool has state of the art moving floors and boom, this offers a greater flexible pool area, allowing activities and swimming to take place in a versatile...
  • Corby Borough Council has sensitively refurbished the 17th Century Grade II listed building in what is known locally as Corby's Old Village and for it to become a single identifiable location for understanding and sharing heritage...
  • The ten acre garden was originally laid out in 1925 by the grandparents of the present owner. Luxuriant borders will delight the plant enthusiast while everyone will enjoy the charm and special atmosphere of the garden, with...
  • Daventry Country Park is an ideal family day out situated on the edge of Daventry town centre, with a large reservoir, visitor centre, adventure playground and many nature trails to explore.
  • Popular with both visitors and local people, Daventry Museum is a “cultural hub.” It’s recognised as a place for people to connect, learn and share stories about the town’s rich history. Typically, the...
  • We are a Corby arts organisation comprising a choir, songwriting collective  and dancetheatre group. We rehearse and perform regularly with the aim of extending the relevance of music, singing and the arts to the widest...
  • In the early middle ages, Northampton with its Castle was a centre of royal government and as such attracted significant buildings, one of these was Delapré Abbey, founded by Simon de Senlis around 1125. One of only two...
  • You’ll find Earls Barton Museum housed within Jeyes of Earls Barton. ‘Jeyes’ as it’s known, is a small visitor attraction in Earls Barton village. The Museum began as a traditional-style chemist shop,...
  • East Carlton Countryside Park is situated on the edge of the beautiful Welland Valley. The Heritage Centre in the converted coach house and stables houses a display featuring the history of Corby and the development of the iron...
  • The Feast of Fools encourages Traditional and Contemporary storytelling, bringing excellent professional story tellers to Northampton and providing a platform for local storytellers and musicians. Meeting at - The Carriage House...
  • Located in North Northamptonshire, Fermyn Woods Country Park offers a diverse landscape of forest, marsh and meadows. The beautiful woodlands are the perfect place to stretch your legs and get closer to nature. If you’re...
  • A popular family visitor attraction in the heart of the Rockingham Forest. With two great play areas and a whole wood to explore, families can play, picnic, walk or cycle and then recharge their batteries at the café....
  • The Carpetbagger Aviation Museum is located in the wartime Group Operations Building of the Harrington Airfield off the Lamport Road south of the village of Harrington in Northamptonshire. Exhibits include: Operation Carpetbagger...
  • Irchester Country Park is a favourite with families, walkers and cyclists. The site was originally an ironstone quarry. Now, the popular park offers grassy pastures, trails to navigate and woodland to explore. Here are some of...
  • Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is set within Irchester Country Park. Although small in size, the Museum is packed full of interesting industrial artifacts linked with the Northamptonshire's industrial ironstone industry...
  • Welcome to Jeyes of Earls Barton, a family run visitor attraction established in 1981. You'll be surprised what you find behind our front door...shop, lunch and explore your way around Jeyes of Earls Barton, there is something...
  • Are you ready for some unforgettable jungle fun? Come to Jungle Parc Northampton where adventurers can enjoy their copious amounts of high ropes challenges from zip lines, cargo nets,trickly balancing platforms and best of all...
  • The award-winning Kettering Museum and Art Gallery is probably the only place in the world that you’ll find exhibits on the history of shoemaking and a mummified cat under one roof! In this particular case, the cat was...
  • The Lighthouse theatre opened in May 2008 and is located at Kettering Conference Centre one of the premier conference venues in the East Midlands. This is a superb venue that has all the magnificence and splendor of a traditional...
  • The Nene Whitewater Centre was the UK's first pumped artificial whitewater course. Three pumps control the discharge of water down the 300 metre whitewater course allowing the Centre to control flow rates thereby altering the...
  • The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel tourist railway in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, located just 5 miles from Northampton we are in easy reach of the motorway network. With approximately...
  • Northampton carnival is an event for the entire family and continues to grow and develop attracting a huge audience of onlookers along the parade route and at the venue. The community gets totally involved through participating...
  • We are members of the Football Association and the Northamptonshire Football Association.
  • Northampton Filmhouse promises the discerning movie-goer an affordable unrivalled experience, hosting the very best in world, independent, British and mainstream films.
  • Northampton Museum & Art Gallery cares for the largest collection of objects charting the history of shoes in the world. The collection is designated as being of national and international significance...
  • Another new season has arrived, and with Northampton Saints’ director of rugby Chris Boyd assembling an exciting young squad – packed with talent and quality – and aspiring to play more exciting rugby in 2019...
  • Northamptonshire County Cricket Club was founded in 1878 and became a First Class County in 1905. In our 134 year history we have been fortunate enough to have seen many of the all-time greats of the game play cricket for Northamptonshire...
  • Oundle Museum is an award winning Accredited Museum located in the town’s old Courthouse building. First set up in 1992 it moved to its current building in 2000. It is run entirely by volunteers, with displays about Oundle...
  • Established in July 2010 through the relentless determination of our MD, Simon, The Pinnacle has set the standard for climbing centres in the heart of England. Offering not only a great selection of routes on 60 lines ranging...
  • We've built the UK's largest indoor soft play centre right here in Northampton. Both children and adults can enjoy a unique experience, with our state-of-the-art soft play facilities, unique crooked house toddler village, sensory...
  • William the Conqueror ordered a motte and bailey Castle to be built at Rockingham around 1070. The Castle has welcomed many Kings and Queens including Richard the Lionheart, King John and Edward I. Their lasting influence can...
  • Royal & Derngate, Northampton is the main venue for arts and entertainment in Northamptonshire – last year we welcomed over 314,000 audience members for a diverse programme of drama, music, dance, comedy and film. Another...
  • The project to open a museum was started in 1999. Local historians, lead by Susan Hollowell, were concerned that with the rapid growth of the town, Rushden had nowhere to preserve and show off it’s history. Over the years...
  • Salcey Forest is a magnificent ancient woodland which is a remnant of the medieval royal hunting forest. It has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and...
  • Santa Pod Raceway is the UK’s most action packed venue and provides fantastic family days out in the heart of England. Located on the Northamptonshire/Bedfordshire border, its just 20 miles from junction 15 of the M1...
  • Since its first event in 1948 Silverstone has become one of the World’s most famous motorsport venues, holding a race meeting almost every weekend of the year from February to November. Host to the Formula 1 ® Rolex...
  • Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750 acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley, and is widely considered to be one of the region's most imaginative outdoor activity destinations...
  • Sulgrave Manor, the Ancestral Home of George Washington, stands for a legacy of friendship between the United States and the United Kingdom. The Tudor manor contains the largest collection of George Washington memorabilia in...
  • Sywell Aviation Museum is based in the lovely Art Deco surroundings of Sywell Aerodrome, which is located on the edge of Sywell village in Northamptonshire, and boats one of the best General Aviation Airfields in the UK! We are...
  • A favourite with families and walkers too, Sywell Country Park offers and eclectic mix of things to see and explore. An Edwardian water pump house and tower still stand within the small reservoir, which at 3 miles round...
  • Built on the site of the former Cattle Market in Wellingborough, The Castle is a lively theatre and cinema which is home to both professional touring theatre companies and community groups. The Castle opened in 1995 by its then...
  • The Deco started life as a cinema and after a careful restoration is now a purpose-built multi-use venue. It offers two spacious conference rooms, function rooms or training suites. 3 smaller fully serviced meeting rooms ideal...
  • The manor is one of the hidden gems of Northamptonshire. Over eight hundred years old and with a huge history dating back to the Viking period, it offers a fascinating insight into Medieval England. Built on the site of one of...
  • Titchmarsh is a fabulous ever-evolving family garden which covers around 4 acres. Over 45 years the space has grown and adapted to the needs of the owner’s growing family. Plant-lovers and keen gardeners will love the stunning...
  • Towcester Museum comes to life through three interactive exhibitions sponsored by the Heritage Lottery Fund taking you on a ‘journey through time’ spanning 5,000 years of Towcester’s history. Watling Street...
  • The building which is home to Wellingborough Museum has seen many incarnations through the years. It began life in 1892 as a swimming pool, known as ‘Dulley’s Baths’. The pool was built by David Dulley, a local...
  • The Dee family have been farming at West Lodge for three generations. Harold and Millie Dee farmed in Leicestershire in the mid 1930’s, they went on to buy West Lodge Farm in 1964. Harold’s only son, Tony and his...
  • Wicksteed Park is a family favourite with visitors to Northamptonshire. The attraction is a Grade II English Heritage listed Park and Garden. Set within 147 acres of green open space, you’ll be surprised by the variety...
  • Based at Hinton-in-the-Hedges Airfield, Northamptonshire and near the Oxfordshire border - Zorb football (also known as Bubble football) is a fun contact sport with a unique twist on the beautiful game, with added non-stop laughter...

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