With any trip in the UK you’re surrounded by historic sites and this is no different in the beautiful countryside region of Northamptonshire. With a wide range of museums, stately homes and manors you can enjoy some wonderful days out meandering around the beautiful grounds set in the idyllic countryside. A trip to Northamptonshire is not complete without a visit to Kirby Hall, one of England’s greatest Elizabethan houses. Take a walk around the great halls enjoying the elaborate cutwork design. If you’re after somewhere even more peaceful Coton Manor is the ideal location, this 17th century manor house and gardens constructed from Northamptonshire stone provides a tranquil setting to relax with flowing streams, fountains and ponds scattered across the beautiful gardens. With a range of other historic sites such as Canons Ashby and Althorp House there is plenty to keep you busy in Northamptonshire.
Family Activities and Attraction
Along with a range of historic attractions there is a range of attractions for all the family to keep the children entertained whilst you’re away in Northamptonshire. If you and your family are wanting to try something different Catanger Llamas gives you the chance to enjoy the Northamptonshire countryside with a Llama by your side. Additionally in contrast to this Tanks Alot provides a range of fun activities were you get to experience driving a tank in the Northamptonshire countryside. With one of Europe’s longest zip wires Wicksteed Park houses 147 acres of beautiful rolling parkland for you and your family to enjoy. Lastly, the most famous of all the attractions in Northamptonshire is the Silverstone race track host of the British Grand Prix with events running all year long is a great place to visit for a day out with the family.
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