Escape and unwind in the beautiful county of Northamptonshire, home to stunning woodlands, charming villages, stately homes and gardens, meandering rivers and canals and bustling market towns that are perfect for a spot of shopping! Whether you are looking for a romantic break, a weekend away with friends or an action-packed family minibreak, our selection of self-catering cottages are the ideal base from which to discover all that this wonderful part of the country has to offer.
Some of the nearby family attractions to keep everyone entertained include motor racing at Silverstone and the Silverstone Experience interactive motorsport museum, the Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre and the Northampton & Lamport Steam and Heritage Railway. The area’s wealth of country parks, canals and waterways are ideal for nature walks and picnics. Alongside this are indoor entertainment venues ranging from cinemas, museums and art galleries to go-karting, escape rooms, bowling and laser-tag, while the nearby towns of Towcester and Daventry have a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars.
With many National Trust and other historic houses on our doorstep including Canons Ashby, Holdenby House, Kelmarsh Hall, Rockingham Castle and Ashby Manor House, the famous location for the gunpowder plot in 1605, we are ideally situated for those with an interest in the people and buildings of the past. There are miles and miles of countryside walks from the door, with plenty of opportunities to stop and re-fuel in the many picturesque villages you will encounter along the way, and the National Cycle Network is easily accessible too. Just a short drive away there is fantastic mountain biking at Cannock Chase, Woburn Sands Bike Park, Salcey Forest and the Northampton Urban Bike Park, which is opening soon. All of our properties are dog-friendly so your four-legged friend doesn’t have to miss out!
During your stay you can enjoy sampling products from local producers including chutneys from Friars Farm, cheese from the Hamm Tun Deli or a whole range of delicious options from Noborough Lodge Farm Shop in Daventry. If you don’t feel like cooking our local village pub, The King’s Arms, is just a two-minute walk away and has regular specialist food takeaway vans visiting, a roaring open fire and a fabulous range of beer! If you don’t mind jumping in the car there are even more options slightly further afield including:
The Narrow Boat, Weedon (4.2 miles) Tel: 01327 340333
The Malsters, Badby (5 miles) Tel: 01327 700393
The Royal Oak, Eydon (7 miles) Tel: (01327) 263167
The Butchers Arms, Greens Norton (6 miles) Tel (01327 358848)
Red Lion, Hellidon (8 miles) Tel (01327 261200
Local taxi firms include:
Vernon (07540 653064), Brian (07585 443404), A2B Taxis (07943 141111), Dav Cabs (01327 310101), Zoom Taxis (01327 765765), Executive Taxis (01327 301277)