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Things to Do in Northampton Near Holiday Inn Express Northampton - South

Northampton is home to a number of stunning medieval and Georgian buildings, including the 12th-century All Saints Church and the Georgian-designed Royal Theatre.

EXPLORE Northampton

Don't Go Home Without

Located in the Cultural Quarter, Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is home to a diverse collection of historical artefacts, artwork and exhibitions that showcase the towns history and culture. Learn about the history of shoe fashion, from Egyptian sandals to the late Queen Victoria's wedding shoes. Buy pieces from local artists, homemade jewellery and souvenirs from local businesses from the shop

Must See

Located in the nearby village of Althorp, the Grade I Althorp Estate is the ancestral home of the Spencer family and the final resting place of Princess Diana. The house is known for its beautiful architecture, extensive art collection, and pretty gardens.

Must Do

Pick up fresh local produce and vintage clothing from Northampton Market Square, a 10-minutes drive from the hotel. Wander around the 100+ stalls and pick up a gift, or munch on a snack from one of the food traders. Open from Monday to Saturday, the market dates back to the 13th century, and is surrounded by notable 18th- and 19th-century buildings.

Local Tips

Santa Pod Raceway is half an hour's drive from the hotel. Known as the European base of drag racing, many speed records have been set at Podington Airfield. A thrilling day out but make sure you pack your earplugs as it's considered the fastest and loudest motorsport.

Nearby Attractions

  • Collingtree Park Golf Club - 2.1 mi
  • The Canal Museum - 4.1 mi
  • Brackmills Industrial Estate - 4.7 mi
  • University of Northampton - 4.8 mi
  • Northampton General Hospital - 5.0 mi
  • Northampton Town FC - 5.4 mi
  • The Racecourse - 6.1 mi
  • Salcey Forest - 6.4 mi
  • Franklin's Gardens - 6.4 mi
  • Northampton International Raceway Ltd - 7.3 mi
  • Billing Aquadrome - 7.8 mi
  • Silverstone Circuit - 12.0 mi
  • Stanwick Lakes - 19.8 mi

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