What will you do on your weekend away on Northamptonshire ?
If you are thinking of getting away for a weekend and are looking for comfortable relaxed surroundings or even prefer to mix it up in the busy town center of Northampton, it’s nice to know that you have a welcoming place to rest your head when you have sampled what is on offer in and around Northamptonshire. So what are you looking for when you are looking for a weekend away in Northamptonshire?
Well being only an hour drive from London, you will be surprised at how quickly the scenery changes from the grey landscape of the London skyline to the rolling country hills, lakes and cottages found in abundance around Northamptonshire.
Among the most popular places to visit and the most underestimated beauty spot is the impressive Nene Valley which is an oasis of tranquillity with exciting opportunities for new outdoor experiences, by foot or on bicycle. For a more detailed description on what is available throughout our colourful seasons, please visit the Nene Valley website: http://www.nenevalley.net/places-to-visit. If you have kids and everyone knows, The Nene Valley is also home to one of the most well known locomotives, Thomas the Tank Engine! A very worthwhile visit for any railway enthusiast and more information about how to get there, booking information and times are on their website here: http://www.steamrailwaylines.co.uk/nene_valley_railway.htm
If you are feeling Energetic and need to think about running the Sunday lunch off, then there is nowhere better than Salcey Forest. Be sure to take a map book with you as it’s easy to stray off the trail, but at any time of the year it promises to be an educational trip you will be talking about for a long time. The famous Roman Road is along the trail and a well timed stop at the cafe will be sure to refresh you for the ongoing journey.
Come back and visit us for more information and tips on what to see when you come to Northamptonshire !