Walking in Northamptonshire
With a range of routes you can enjoy a wide range of different areas of Northamptonshire here are some of our favourites. Firstly Canons Ashby this circular walk explores the gardens, parkland and countryside surrounding this Elizabethan manor house near Daventry. Stroll through the beautiful 18th-century gardens with topiary and formal bedding before heading into the parkland with its old deer park, woodland and lakes. Secondly Knightley Way goes from Badby to Greens Norton on this pleasant walk through Northamptonshire. The walk begins in Badby and heads through Badby wood towards Fawsley Park and Fawsley Hall. Lastly enjoy waterside walking in Titchmarsh Nature Reserve in Thrapston, near Kettering. There are several large lakes to stroll around and you can also follow the Nene Way along the River Nene which runs through the reserve.
So if you’re planning a walking holiday in Northamptonshire why not stay in a pub? Pubs are a great alternative to hotels and traditional B&B’s giving visitors a special experience incomparable to your average hotel. Pubs don’t just offer a warm comfortable bed after a long day walking but also offers delicious food and drink combined with the chance to socialise with locals and other walkers.
With all the modern features such as flat screen TV’s, Freeview, WiFi, comfortable bedding and tea and coffee making facilities you’ll be able to sit back and relax in your room after a long day out. In the evening choose from a range of home cooked dishes, from pub classics to meals with a twist. Meals are prepared by excellent chefs who use only the freshest locally sourced ingredients to give you a real taste of Northamptonshire.
In the evenings there’s plenty to keep you busy, with pubs offering a warm fire in the winter or a beer garden in the summer you can relax after dinner with a pint of real ale. Staying in a pub in Northamptonshire offers walkers the chance to find their own piece of paradise with many areas untouched and unspoilt. For pubs with rooms ideal for a walking holiday click here.
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