At the heart of the beautiful countryside of the Northamptonshire County, Northampton is a fantastic place to visit for families and couples alike. The town is situated inside a bend in the River Nene, and offers both peaceful and faster-paced activities.
Attractions in Northampton
Northampton breaks are ideal for history-lovers, with a wide choice of museums to learn about the town’s history. Abington Park Museum, Granddad’s Attics Museum or the Ironstone Railway Trust are among the top in the county, promising a wealth of culture and activities for the whole family. For an exciting trip through time, head to the Northampton & Lamport Railway. Visitors will be taken back to the days of steam and diesel and see the locomotives in action! Perfect for the kids and especially the nostalgic elders in your party, this day includes a buffet at Platform 3 – a full day out for the family.
Being a market town, Northampton has a vibrant market, which dates back nearly 800 years. The large market square hosts general market days as well as local produce days, so you can be sure of finding something new if you return later in your break to Northampton, including that all-important holiday souvenir. With several fantastic restaurants in the centre of town to choose from in the evenings, the entire family can enjoy Northampton by day and night.
Explore Northamptonshire on a UK break to Northampton
Breaks to Northampton are the ideal way of exploring Northamptonshire's award-winning County parks. There are many within reach if you are staying in the centre of town, and each offers its own unique experience. Perfect for a picnic and a peaceful day in the wonderful Northamptonshire countryside, several footpaths and biking trails head out of the town and into the hills and fields beyond, for a quiet escape from the town. Birdwatchers will be particularly at home here, with various parks offering the chance to spot Kingfishers and even Red Kites.
UK breaks to Northampton promise a peaceful getaway, with plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained. Book your trip with easyJet holidays for a UK break that won't break the bank, and a flexible deal built around you, so you can just enjoy your break away!