Family Holidays in Northamptonshire

Looking to get away from the city life and enjoy the countryside then look no further than Northamptonshire, stuck between London and Birmingham this tranquil countryside haven gives visitors the chance to unwind and relax in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. Northamptonshire is perfect for every family easily accessible by car and only a few hours from the main English cities Northamptonshire is the perfect getaway in the UK. With a range of activities and attractions there’s something for all ages from educational to fun days out with the family.

With activities and attractions crammed into the small but compact region you can brush up on your history at the famous Kirby Hall, one of England greatest Elizabethan houses dating back to the 17th Century, with rich decoration and great state rooms takes a wander back in history through this timeless stately home. 78 Derngate is the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and is now an award winning visitor attraction offering an unforgettable day out in Northampton and is essential on any visit to Northamptonshire. If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy a tranquil day out Coton Manor a peaceful ten acre garden extending down from the manor house comprises of a range of smaller gardens enhanced by flowing streams, fountains and ponds. Take a trip to Bugtopia in Kettering, based in Green Trunks Garden Centre gives you the chance to meet a variety of interesting and exotic bugs and animals. If you’re looking for a day out to get the adrenaline going there are a range of places to visit for all ages, Tanks Alot provides 95 tanks to drive around the Northamptonshire countryside giving an unforgettable experience for all the family.

You’ll never be bored in Northamptonshire with a range of options for days out, if you’re looking for something to keep the children busy there’s nowhere quite like Wicksteed Park, along with thirty exciting rides and activities, including the longest zip wire in Europe, there’s 147 acres of beautiful parkland perfect for a game of cricket or a big family picnic. If you’re looking for an active day out there are a plethora of walking and cycling trails that take you through the countryside and coastline giving the opportunity to view the idyllic scenery on offer in Northamptonshire.

Whatever your family’s interests you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in Northamptonshire.

Find out more about the attractions and activities taking place in the region in our Things to Do section, and use the Accommodation search to find family friendly pubs and inns offering bed and breakfast.

(Photo: ©VisitBritain / Daniel Bosworth)  

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The Saxon Crown

Corby, Northamptonshire

Situated in the fast growing town of Corby The Saxon Crown boasts twelve comfortable en-suite bedrooms along...

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Red Lion

East Haddon, Northamptonshire

The Red Lion is nestled in the peaceful, idyllic village of East Haddon, surrounded by picturesque...

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Hopping Hare

Duston, Northamptonshire

The ultimate in affordable comfort, style and guest facilities, the luxurious en-suite rooms at the Hopping...

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The Fox at Farthinghoe

Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire

They are dedicated to serving you locally produced food and great drinks in a relaxing village setting. The 4...

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