Boasting one of the largest market squares in the UK, Northampton is home to more than 150 stalls, and the square itself is surrounded by a variety of interesting and historical buildings. Other notable buildings include the Holy Sepulchre, the oldest building in Northampton and the All Saints’ Church, which has a statue of King Charles II on its portico. The town has a colourful history, containing royal connections and you can learn about how these diminished during the Civil War when the town chose to support Parliament.

Aside from the town’s rich heritage, there is also much to discover and using one of our Northampton cottages will provide the perfect base. From the exciting Silverstone circuit to the two impressive shopping centres, there’s plenty to keep you occupied in Northampton.

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Did you know

Britain’s first ever car chase to involve the police occurred in Northampton in 1899. Sergeant Hector Macleod flagged down a passing Benz automobile, driving at a speed of up to 15 miles per hour in order to catch the criminal, who had been selling counterfeit circus tickets.

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Silverstone Racecourse Get your thrills with a driving experience at this historic race track.

Northampton Museum and Gallery View the largest collection of historical shoes in the world, alongside fine and decorative art.

All Saints’ Church Come and view this magnificent church in the heart of Northampton.

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