Northamptonshire is more or less situated in the heart of rural England and is halfway between London and Birmingham. Northamptonshire offers visitors some great shopping opportunities, inspiring countryside, sleepy villages and stunning towns.
Because of it's situation between London and Birmingham the Grand Union Canal which links these two major cities, runs directly through the county.
Northamptonshire is blessed with some of the best canal side locations in the country including
Stoke Bruerne which is said to be one of the prettiest villages on canal system. Housed in a restored corn mill the National Waterways Museum provides a great day out for families and canal enthusiasts.
Crick, home to the annual boat show, is a great place to moor in a peaceful rural location. Built in 1814 by engineers James Barnes and Benjamin Bevan travel through the Crick Tunnel which is 1528 yards long
Abington House was once the home of Shakespeare's granddaughter and now houses the Abington Park Museum. It is here that you can learn about the history of the Northamptonshire Regiment & Yeomanry. Abington Park Museum also shows us how life was for Northampton people around one hundred years ago and about how they used to live.