Thursday, 28 June 2012

Northampton area: reasons to visit

Northamptonshire is one of the UK's top travel destinations, with a great range of things to do and see, plus an abundance of quintessentially beautiful English countryside. from the bustle and vibrant

Situated at the heart of England, Northamptonshire offers visitors easy accessibility as well as a great range of things to do. Road links include the M1, M45, M6, and M40 plus you can get from Northampton itself to London by train in less than an hour.

With plenty of history on offer, the Northamptonshire area gives you the chance to check out some really interesting places, such as Althorp House - built in 1688, the estate is now a major tourist draw, having of course been the Spencer family's home for centuries and now also famous for its literary festival which has grown over the last 9 years into an acclaimed event. And of course the Diana exhibition, devoted to the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Other major tourist draws for the Northampton area include Silverstone - the world-famous racing circuit and renowned home of British motor racing, plus a great range of museums, parks and buildings of interest.

So whether you’re looking for a bit of culture and history, a chance to see the Northamptonshire countryside, or simply to explore further afield, you will find Daventry hotels and other nearby towns around the county are perfect as a base for your visit whether you’re making your way to the county from other parts of the UK, or jetting in from abroad.

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