Northamptonshire days out guide

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Bugtopia – Great Cransley, Kettering
Bugtopia is a bug and reptile centre located in Greentrunks garden centre in Great Cransley, near Kettering… read more
Animals & Nature


Mini Meadows Farm – Welford
Mini Meadows Farm in Welford, Northamptonshire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Animals & Nature


Rookery Open Farm – Stoke Bruerne, Towcester
Rookery Open Farm is a petting farm with children’s play activities on the edge of Stoke Bruerne village in Northants… read more
Animals & Nature


West Lodge Rural Centre – Desborough, Kettering
West Lodge Rural Centre is a petting farm with children’s activities near Desborough in Northamptonshire… read more
Animals & Nature


Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe – Northampton
Roobarb and Kustard Ceramics Cafe is pottery painting studio in Northampton town centre.Visitors of all ages can have a go at some indoor arts and crafts at this pottery painting cafe… read more
Arts and crafts activities • Indoor


Castle Ashby Gardens – Castle Ashby, Northampton
Castle Ashby Gardens are the pleasure gardens of a historic house located between Northampton and Bedford… read more
Gardens to visit


Coton Manor Garden – Coton
Coton Manor Garden is a ten acre garden near Ravensthorpe. This outdoor attraction is located on a hillside in the grounds of a 17th century manor house… read more
Gardens to visit


78 Derngate – Northampton
78 Derngate is a historic house with galleries in Northampton town centre. Visitors can view the renovated rooms either on self guided tours or on a guided tour… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Althorp – Northampton
Althorp in Northampton was build nearly 500 years ago. A large part of the house and gardens is open to the public… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Boughton House – Kettering
Boughton House in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Canons Ashby House – Daventry
Canons Ashby House was constructed in the 1500’s. Canons Ashby is an Elizabethan manor house and formal gardens. The grounds cover 240 hectares, 80 of which are Nature reserve… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Chichele College – Higham Ferrers
Chichele College is located in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire and was founded by locally born Archbishop Chichele in 1422… read more
Historical • Free Entry


Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens – Northampton
Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens is a historic house with grounds in Cottesbrooke. Access to the hall is by guided tours which last around 45 minutes… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens – Kelmarsh, Northampton
Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens is a historic house with gardens in Kelmarsh. This attraction is a Grade I listed hall dating from the early 1700s… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Kirby Hall – Corby
Kirby Hall is a semi ruined vast Elizabethan country house constructed in the late 1500’s that has been partially restored… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Lamport Hall and Gardens – Lamport
Lamport Hall and Gardens in Lamport, Northamptonshire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Lyveden New Bield – near Oundle
Lyveden New Bield is a partly constructed Elizabethan lodge and moated garden near Corby that is managed by the National Trust… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Priest’s House, Easton on the Hill – Easton on the Hill, near Stamford
Priest’s House, Easton on the Hill is a house built in the 15th century located 2 miles from Stamford… read more
Historical tourist attractions • Free entry


Rushton Triangular Lodge – Rushton, Kettering
Rushton Triangular Lodge is a three-sided property built during the late 1500’s by Sir Thomas Tresham a Roman Catholic… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Berzerk – Northampton
Berzerk is a indoor play centre for children up to 10 years old on the outskirts of Northampton… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Tigers Indoor Play Centre – Daventry
Tigers Indoor Play Centre in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Abington Park Museum – Northampton
Abington Park Museum (History of the Northamptonshire Regiment & Yeomanry) in Northampton, Northamptonshire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Carpetbagger Aviation Museum – Harrington
Carpetbagger Aviation Museum is a museum about the USAAF’s 801st and 492nd Bomb Group (the Carpetbaggers) and their WW II secret missions… read more
Museums & Galleries


Northampton Museum and Art Gallery – Northampton
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery in Northampton, Northamptonshire. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


The Canal Museum – Stoke Bruerne, nr Towcester
The Canal Museum is a museum about the history of canals of Britain set over two floors in a disused corn mill… read more
Museums & Galleries


Towcester Museum – Towcester
Towcester Museum is a local history museum in Towcester town centre in Northamptonshire… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Wellingborough Museum – Wellingborough
Wellingborough Museum is a local history museum in Wellingborough town centre. The museum is located inside a building dating from 1892 that started life as a swimming baths but was converted to a shoe factory in 1919… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Wicksteed Park – Kettering
Wicksteed Park in Kettering, Northamptonshire includes laser dome, sunken garden, nature trail, picnic areas and a variety of rides… read more
Theme Parks



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what your looking for when using our Northamptonshire days out guide.

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