Whether you’re exploring the centre or venturing further afield, you’ll find you’ve got plenty to do in one of the country’s largest towns. Sports fans can enjoy Silverstone, the home to British motor racing, first-class county cricket and cheer on the revered Northampton Saints rugby team, while culture hounds will appreciate the abundance of theatre, galleries and museums: All on the doorsteps of our five Northampton hotels. Miles of beautiful countryside with open parkland and beautiful historic estates are a treat for anyone looking for a blast of fresh air, and a wide variety of cafés, restaurants, bars and pubs await you when you get back into town. Whatever you’re in the market for, Northampton has it in the bag.
From cinephiles to comedy lovers, theatre buffs to music scenesters and even sports fans, there’s something for everyone on Northampton’s stages and stadiums.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Errol Flynn and Princess Diana might not be names you’d associate with Northampton but you can enjoy their legacies in just a few of the town’s sightseeing options.
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Immerse yourself in the decadent glory of the Deco Theatre or discover what’s on at the Royal & Derngate complex, home to the Errol Flynn Filmhouse, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and a heady programme of theatrical delights.
During July and August, bag yourself trackside seats at Silverstone, the home of British motor racing, cheer on the Northampton Saints from the terraces at Franklin Gardens or enjoy a spot of county cricket at the County Ground.
From balti to burgers, bolognese to brisket, sample Northampton’s undeniably diverse range of dining out options, whether you’re looking for a quick bite in a quaint café or a sophisticated fine dining restaurant.
With an exciting variety of pubs, clubs, bars and tried-and-tested chains, you’re never short on great places to grab a quick pint, sip on a cocktail, treat yourself to a glass of bubbly and dance the night away after last orders are called.
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