Walking in Northamptonshire

What better way to enjoy Northamptonshire than through walking. It’s a great way to explore all the beauty the countryside in Northamptonshire has to offer whether it’s a place to enjoy a picnic or an energetic weekend walk dusting the cobwebs off after a week at work Northamptonshire has a walking route for everyone. With a range of different walking environments from the bustling towns to more rural village settings Northamptonshire has a walk for everyone. With beautiful countryside all around you the walking routes follow some of the most stunning areas of Britain.

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.

For a wide range of wonderful walks across the UK visit iFootpath by clicking here.




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The Wheatsheaf

Crick, Northamptonshire

Located in the heart of the village, this fabulous pub serves real ales, fine wines and home cooked food.

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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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The Saracen’s Head

Towcester, Northamptonshire

Situated in the beautiful English countryside, The Saracen’s Head dates back over 400 years and features in...

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The Stags Head at Maidwell

Northampton , Northamptonshire

Quintessentially British, The Stag country village pub, in the picturesque Northamptonshire area, boasts...

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The Worlds End

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Set on the edge of the picturesque village of Ecton, this historic and boutique style inn provides...

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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...

£80 -£110 per room per night
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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 Bartholomew Arms

Blakesley, Northamptonshire

The Bartholomew Arms is a friendly traditional pub situated in the picturesque village of Blakesley nestled...

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