Northamptonshire is a lovely county with something for everyone, beautiful countryside, classic houses and villages. You can access nature almost anywhere in the county. Even in Abington Park, you may see Parrakets and even Otters! Some of the walks throughout the county are just wonderful as they follow the river or you encounter rolling hills like the image above. There is an argument for the fact that the Cotswolds starts in the Daventry area. Certainly, some of the prettiest villages can be found to the west of the county.
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Mention flight simulator and many people will instantly say “game”. Believe me, the good ones are very much not games and can mirror reality very closely should you so wish, however, the simulators will behave like a game if you choose.
What can be better than to forage for free, fresh food growing naturally in our countryside our urban landscapes and our gardens even.
From time to time I get a feeling of being restrained, held captive, you know that feeling? Last year I missed out on a trip to Cornwall but now I desperately need one. So fire up Chrome and get searching. I actually had a link bookmarked for a site. To my surprise,...
Day trip to London 23rd June 2021 The weather outlook was good so I decide to make my 1st trip to London since 2019 and the beginning of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The pre-booked rail tickets cost £28 return. On the day I catch a local bus to Castle Station for the...
Does Chocolate give you spots? An old wives tale or a truth “If we eat too much chocolate then will we get more spots” And quite frankly, it’s not strictly true, and it’s not quite as clear-cut as that. But before you rejoice and head out to stock up on the half-price...
'81 The Original Diner - Hamburger Heaven Memories of 1971 and the opening of Buddies in 1981 Out of the ashes of the chain of restaurants called Buddies USA Diners came '81. Buddies USA Diners was sold to a local Northamptonshire company that immediately changed the...
Painting is the preferred artistic expression in Japan, practiced by amateurs and professionals alike. Until modern times, the Japanese wrote with a brush rather than a pen, and their familiarity with brush techniques has made them particularly sensitive to the values and aesthetics of painting.
The White Hart in Great Houghton is a classic English country pub set in the village of Great Houghton near Northampton just off the A428 Bedford Road.
We are close to lockdown ending and restrictions easing. Do you remember the chaos last year when the 1st lockdown was eased? People flocked to the countryside and in many cases, they were ill-prepared, cared little for the environment and were ignorant of the countryside code. Car owners parked in inappropriate and dangerous places.
Selected dates and events that will take place in Northamptonshire this year.