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Theatre Postre

Royal and Derngate Theatres

Classical and popular music concerts, shows, plays, comedy -a full range of entertainment as well as conference and banqueting facilities.
For a list of performances and times these are on visit http://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/

 


Canons Ashby House

Canons Ashby House

A tranquil Elizabethan manor house set in beautiful gardens. The intimate and atmospheric interior contains wall paintings and Jacobean plasterwork of the highest quality. Owned by the National Trust, opening times can be found at
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-canonsashbyhouse/

 


Deene Park

Deene Park

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and a large park, this Tudor and Georgian mansion has been home to the Brudenell family since 1514.
For more information please visit their webpage at http://www.deenepark.com/


Holdenbury House

Holdenby House Gardens & Falconry Centre

Just across the fields from Althorp lies Holdenby, a house whose royal connections go back over 400 years. Built by Sir Christopher Hatton to entertain Elizabeth I, it became the Palace of James I and the prison of his son, Charles I.
For more information please visit their website at
http://www.holdenby.com/


Boughton House

Boughton House

Northamptonshire home of The Duke of Buccleuch and his Montagu ancestors since 1528. Known as 'The English Versailles'
For more information please visit their website at http://www.boughtonhouse.org.uk/


Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall is a great Elizabethan house with exceptional, richly carved decoration. Visit the Great Hall, state rooms and wander round the gardens.
They do not have an official website but try looking at
http://www.ukattraction.com/heart-of-england/kirby-hall.htm


Prebendal Manor

Prebendal Manor

The Grade I listed Prebendal Manor House is the earliest surviving dwelling in Northamptonshire,. and is home to the largest re-created medieval garden in Europe.
For more information please visit their website at
http://www.prebendal-manor.co.uk/


Stanford Hall

Stanford Hall

Stanford, where Shakespeare's Avon flows gently through the Park, has been the home of the Cave family, ancestors of the present owner, since 1430.
For more information please visit their websit at http://www.stanfordhall.co.uk/


Cottesbrooke Hall

Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens

A magnificent Queen Anne house dating from 1702 set in delightful rural Northamptonshire. It is reputed to be the pattern for Jane Austen's Mansfield Park.
For more information please visit their website at
http://www.cottesbrooke.co.uk/


Sulgave Manor

Sulgrave Manor

Sulgrave Manor is George Washington's ancestral home. The site features a large historic manor house, Tudor and Georgian furnishings and artefacts, an extensive collection of Washington Family memorabila, a buttery and hosts many special events.
For more information please visit
http://www.sulgravemanor.org.uk/


Althorp

Althorp

Come and visit one of England's finest country houses, home of the Spencer family for over 500 years and ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales.
For more information please visit their website at http://www.althorp.com/

RushtenTriangular Lodge

Rushton Triangular Lodge

This triangular building was designed and built by Sir Thomas Tresham between 1593 and 1597. The Lodge is a testament to Treshams Roman Catholicism: the number three, symbolising the Holy Trinity, is apparent everywhere.
For more information try looking at http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/rushton-triangular-lodge/

Lyveden New Bield

Lyveden New Bield

Begun in 1595 by Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise his Catholic faith, Lyveden remains incomplete and virtually unaltered since work stopped on his death in 1605.
For more information visit the National Trusts website at
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-lyvedennewbield/

Coton Manor

Coton Manor Gardens

Coton Manor lies in the peaceful Northamptonshire countryside providing an ideal setting for the ten acre garden. It comprises a number of smaller gardens, each one distinctive, providing variety and interest throughout the season.
For more information please visit their websit at http://www.cotonmanor.co.uk/

Kelmarsh Hall

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens

Built in 1732 to a James Gibbs design, Kelmarsh Hall is surrounded by its working estate, grazed parkland and beautiful gardens.
For more information please visit
http://www.kelmarsh.com/


Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle stands on the edge of an escarpment giving dramatic views over five counties and the Welland Valley below. Built by William the Conqueror, the Castle was a royal residence for 450 years.
For more information please visit their website at
http://www.rockinghamcastle.com/


Lamport Hall

Lamport Hall and Gardens

Architecturally, Lamport Hall is of Grade I importance. During the time of the Commonwealth, the Hall was developed from a Tudor Manor and is now best known for its classical frontage.
For more information please visit
http://www.lamporthall.co.uk/