Nestled in the heart of England, Northamptonshire is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This often-overlooked county offers a treasure trove of captivating experiences, from its rich heritage and historic sites to its picturesque countryside and cultural offerings. History enthusiasts will be enthralled by the county's impressive landmarks, such as the majestic Althorp House, the final resting place of Princess Diana, or the medieval allure of Rockingham Castle. Explore the historic streets of Northampton, with its fascinating museums and stunning architecture, or wander through the quaint villages like Fotheringhay, steeped in stories of royalty and intrigue. Nestled within 235 acres of parkland our holiday park in Northamptonshire offers the perfect escape from the hustle of modern life. With loads to keep the little ones entertained, from indoor play areas to swimming pools, crazy golf, fishing and football pitch, they won't know what to choose first! So what are you waiting for, pack your bags and check-in for a break from the ordinary.
At the home of F1 British motor racing, Silverstone is a range of activities and events that will keep the whole family entertained. In mid-August they hold their Silverstone Festival, showcasing live bands, historic motorsports, amazing food and family fun over one weekend. Or treat yourself, or a loved one to a track day where you can take your own car out on the track to showcase your driving skills pitted against other amateurs.
For a slower-paced activity, why not head out to the Northampton and Lamport Railway, where a host of seasonal activities await you along with a 30-minute ride on a steam train? Open from mid-March and with hourly departures from 11:00 - 15:00, this is a great way to travel back in time and experience the majestic beauty of travelling by steam.
Nature lovers will find solace in Northamptonshire's tranquil landscapes. Embark on a scenic walk along the Grand Union Canal or explore the breathtaking beauty of Stanwick Lakes, a nature reserve with serene lakes and abundant wildlife. Immerse yourself in Northamptonshire's thriving cultural scene, from the lively theatres and art galleries to the vibrant music festivals and events. Indulge in delicious local cuisine, from traditional pubs to award-winning restaurants, showcasing the county's gastronomic delights.