If you are renting Holiday Cottages in Northamptonshire then you will find yourself centrally located for a number of activities and areas. The county itself has a number of interesting places to visit and it is easily reached from all parts of the UK.
There are a number of historic homes which should not be missed. Lamport Hall is the ancestral home of the Isham family, a line which can be traced back to William the Conqueror and beyond. The house is now managed by a trust and is a great day out for all the family with acres of landscaped gardens and parkland where you can have a picnic and simply enjoy the sunshine. Althorp is another house of interest locally. This is the seat of the Spencer family and is now famous as the last resting place of Diana, Princess of Wales. There is an exhibition about the life of the princess and the history of the Spencer family and visitors can take a tour around the grounds. Althorp is only open during the summer months and often it is better to book tickets in advance.
When staying in Holiday Cottages in Northamptonshire you might be more interested in sporting activities. The Silverstone race track is a popular tourist attraction when there is a race on and again, you will need to purchase tickets in advance.
If you are on a family break renting Holiday Cottages in Northamptonshire then you might be looking for activities which are suitable for children. There are many farm parks where the children can play and learn more about the animals. Northampton and Abington both have museums and art galleries which are ideal if you want your children to learn more about the area. All the towns have leisure centres which are perfect for children who have plenty of energy.