Althorp contains magnificent interiors as well as one of Europe's finest private collections of furniture, pictures and ceramics - the result of the Spencer family’s uninterrupted occupation for over 500 years.
Sulgrave Manor offers a peaceful location with its historic ambiance and great sense of space.The purpose built courtyard hall offers an ideal venue for meetings, and the 19th century Brewhouses provide an alternative smaller space.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens and a large park, this Tudor and Georgian mansion has been the home of the Brudenell family since 1514, including the 7th Earl of Cardigan who led the charge of the Light Brigade.
Built by William the Conqueror, Rockingham is the best preserved example of a Norman Castle in Britain. A royal fortress for 450 years it has been a much-loved family home since 1544. Surrounded by gardens the Castle commands spectacular views of five counties.
A spectacular attraction favored particularly as a wedding venue, the Castle Ashby estate includes land in many of the neighboring villages. The grounds are open daily to the public. The house is not usually open but viewing can be arranged by appointment.
Lyveden New Build
Lyveden is one of England’s oldest gardened landscapes, incomplete from 1605, when its creator Sir Thomas Tresham died. Discover Tresham’s garden lodge symbolic to his Catholic faith, explore the Elizabethan Garden or enjoy the re-established orchard.
Boughton began as a Tudor building whose transformation in 1695 led to it gaining the sobriquet ‘“The English Versailles”. The 17th and 18th century fine arts within the house are complemented by the Grade I listed historic landscape.
Discover one of Northampton’s hidden treasures. The Friends of Delapre Abbey (FoDA) provide a warm welcome and valuable service for the community including tea rooms, historical information and tours, private functions, corporate events, and educational activities.
Rushton Triangular Lodge
Enjoy the amazing architecture of this delightful, puzzling Elizabethan folly built in 1597. With its three sides, three floors, trefoil windows and three triangular gables on each side, it was designed to symbolise the Holy Trinity.
Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens
A magnificent Queen Anne house dating from 1702, containing the Woolavington Collection of sporting pictures as well as portraits, and more. Huge 300 year old cedars set off an award winning garden with a magical wild garden, all set in a remarkable landscape.
Prebendal Manor & the Tithe Barn Museum
Steeped in history, the 13th century Manor is the oldest in Northamptonshire. The site includes a 15th century dovecote and the Tithe Barn Museum, the largest recreated medieval gardens in Europe and rare breed pigs, ducks, geese and hens.
Canons Ashby is a late 16th century Elizabethan manor house, largely unaltered since 1710. See the fascinating wall paintings and Jacobean plasterwork. Set amongst beautiful gardens with events throughout the season.
Discover the beauty of one of England’s grandest Elizabethan mansions set in magnificent grounds. Admire the Great Hall and the State Rooms which have recently been restored to their original 17th & 18th century specifications.