Northamptonshire Quick Facts & Figures

Map of Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire in England Map – GFDL via wikipedia commons

Northamptonshire is located in the East Midlands in England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Northampton, Kettering and Wellingborough. Northamptonshire is the most southerly of England’s counties, the area enjoys a milder climate than most of the UK due to its location.

Northamptonshire includes a number of charming small towns and villages full of character, a number of historic houses and open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Althorp House, Lamport Hall, Silverstone Race Circuit & Canons Ashby House. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year

Northamptonshire Quick Facts

Population: 687,300

Region: East Midlands

Area total: 2,364 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01604 (Northampton), 01536 (Kettering), 01933 (Wellingborough).

Postcode Area NN (Northampton), NN15-16 (Kettering), NN8-9 (Wellingborough).

Closest Airports: London Luton Airport, Birmingham Airport & East Midlands Airport.

Local Food: Steamed Pudding, Artisan Cheeses, locally brewed beers and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Northampton, Kettering, Wellingborough, Rushden, Daventry and Corby.

Famous Attractions: Althorp House, Lamport Hall, Silverstone Race Circuit & Canons Ashby House.

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