- Oundle, England
The dog-friendly Talbot has impressive architecture, stands majestically in the center of the delightful market town of Oundle - full of old-world charm.£64Price per night fromPetsPyjamas Exclusive Package Available
- EnglandThe East Wing is a lovely, spacious and comfortable accommodation for couples looking to enjoy the area. Situated in the pretty village of Sutton Bassett on the border of Northamptonshire and Leicestershire, with the county of Rutland close by. The open plan living, and dining room has spectacular views of the meadow where you can often see the cows grazing. The well-equipped kitchen has all you need if you rather have a quiet night in with some home cooked supper and the private garden and patio is the ideal place to enjoy a drink in the evening sun. The large en-suite boasts both a shower cubicle and corner bath leading from the kingsize double bedroom.
The historic and pleasant town of Market Harborough is 2 miles away where you can enjoy an array of high street and independent shops and eateries and has a trainline direct to St Pancras in under an hour. Rutland Water is under 20 miles and has much to offer including cycling and walking routes, water sports, fishing and bird watching centres including hides for observing nesting ospreys in season. The local towns within easy reach include Oakham, Uppingham, Kettering, Northampton, Melton Mowbray, and Stamford. Eyebrook Reservoir is another lovely place to visit for beautiful walks and trout fishing. Foxton locks are 6 miles away which consists of a magnificent flight of ten immaculate working lock gates with a museum and lovely pub. Walks along the tow path are recommended. Other places of interest include Althorp House, Diana’s final resting place, Barnsdale Gardens, Rockingham Castle, Burghley House; where the annual horse trials are held, Kirby Hall and many attractions and shopping that the city of Leicester has to offer including the National Space Centre. There are also historic battle sites nearby including Bosworth and Naseby.£111Price per night from
- With far-reaching views to open countryside, Southfield boasts 3 lovely holiday properties, 2 of which are detached cottages and the 3rd an open plan studio in the courtyard. They are all quiet and secluded, nestled within the owners property and perfect for romantic getaways, visiting the area on business, using as a base for exploring the area or visiting nearby friends and family.
Southfield Studio (UK33821) was previously used as the owner’s art studio and features a large open plan living area complete with a cosy wood burner on the ground floor, with a large double bedroom on the first floor, whilst Southfield Cottage (29245) is nestled at the bottom of the owner’s property and enjoys a cosy living and dining room with log burner opening up to a lovely kitchen, upstairs is the well appointed bedroom and ensuite shower room. Southfield Workshop (UK35405), once used for the owners business, is an open plan studio with one end being the bedroom area with an adjacent shower room and the other end a comfortable and quirky living space with kitchenette.
The nearby canal leads to one of three good pubs serving food in the village. There is also a range of shops, including a butchers and a post office. Good cycle routes and walks abound in the area, with the towpath for the canal at the bottom of the paddock which is in front of the cottage. For canal enthusiasts, the Stoke Bruerne Canal Museum is a 30-minute drive. This is a perfect location to explore, being close to the borders of Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire. There are many places of interest, such as Silverstone Grand Prix racing circuit, Bletchley Park, made famous in WWII, and Towcester Races.£64Price per night from
- EnglandThese three beautiful, comfortable, single-storey cottages, Graham Cottage (UK35385), Len Cottage (UK35386) and Alice Cottage (UK35387) are located in a stunning rural area of Northamptonshire on the owner’s working farm. Originally traditional farm buildings, these properties were converted in 2006 into accommodation of a very good standard and are well equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Located ½ mile from a quiet B road and surrounded by fields, wildlife and panoramic views, this is the perfect place in which to relax, unwind and enjoy these pleasant surroundings. Len Cottage and Graham Cottage both sleep four guests in two bedrooms, and Alice Cottage sleeps two guests. Alice Cottage can be interconnected with Len Cottage to make a three bedroom property. Alice Cottage has also been adapted for accessible use and is M1 and M2 compliant. Each property has use of a garden, where you can enjoy the sunsets on a warmer evening.
There are over five miles of footpaths and bridleways on the farm that you can discover from the doorstep, and with gentle rolling countryside, this location is perfect for cycling fans. Situated between Peterborough, Northampton and Cambridge, there is much to to and see in this area. The market towns of Oundle and Thrapston are both under 5 miles away where you can enjoy shopping at their open air markets, high streets and dine at an array of pubs, cafés and restaurants.
Northamptonshire and the surrounding area boasts many historic and stately homes including Althorp House (Princess Diana’s ancestral home), Castle Ashby, Sulgrave Manor, Rockingham Castle, Wimpole Hall, Burghley House and Lyvedon, near Oundle. Fun for all the family can be found at Wickstead Park, 14 miles away, which is a charming family theme park dating back to the 1920s. The historic university city of Cambridge, where you can enjoy punting on the River Cam, is just over 30 miles.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 10 guests. Alice Cottage (ref UK35387) and Len Cottage (ref UK35386) can also be interconnected.£69Price per night from
- EnglandElinor Holiday Cottage is a collection of two barn conversions; Dragonfly and Kingfisher, set next to a trout fishing lake with some of the best unspoilt scenery in rural Northamptonshire. Relax, unwind and getaway from it all in these spacious ground floor properties, perfect for couples, friends and families. Both properties boast spacious living rooms, well-equipped kitchens and comfortable bedrooms with uninterrupted views from most windows.
Sheep and cattle regularly graze in the surrounding fields and if you enjoy fishing as a hobby, the next door lake is well stocked with trout and you can purchase day permits during your stay. There are many walks and cycling routes from the front door and a short stroll will take you into the neighbouring nature reserve where you can spot wildlife and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Located in the heart of the Nene Valley, the cottages are situated halfway between the market towns of Oundle and Thrapston for all your local amenities, open air markets, high streets and an array of pubs, cafés and restaurants. Northamptonshire and the surrounding area boasts many historic and stately homes including Althorp House (Princess Diana’s ancestral home), Castle Ashby, Sulgrave Manor, Rockingham Castle, Wimpole Hall, Burghley House, Boughton House and Lyvedon. Fun for all the family can be found at Wickstead Park, 10 miles away, which is a charming family theme park dating back to the 1920s.
Canoeing on the River Nene is a great way to see the area and hiring a canoe for the day or a few hours is easy to do with a local company. Barnwell Country Park is also nearby with 15 hectares lakes, riverbank and meadows to explore. The larger towns of Northampton, Kettering and Peterborough are all within easy driving distance. The historic university city of Cambridge, where you can enjoy punting on the River Cam, is around 40 miles away.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 9 guests.£93Price per night from
- EnglandA fabulous stay awaits you in the beautiful canalside village of Stoke Bruerne in the Northamptonshire countryside. The open plan accommodation has a lovely bedroom area leading to an en-suite shower room, and a light and airy kitchen, living and dining area which provides you with everything you would require for your self-catering holiday. Just outside, the property boasts an inviting hot tub which can be enjoyed all year round. With a choice of two pubs a stone’s throw from Dovecote, an Indian restaurant and a café, you’ll be spoilt for choice for eating options without getting in the car; a good excuse to get out of cooking whilst on holiday!
There are many other great country and village pubs within a few miles of Stoke Bruerne as well. The walks along the canal tow paths are beautiful, you can sit and watch the narrow boats go through the locks or take a leisurely boat trip to the mouth of the Blisworth Tunnel, known for being one of the longest tunnels in the UK. You can also visit the canal museum in the heart of the village. It’s the perfect place to relax and unwind, but should you want to explore the area, there is plenty to see and do including visits to many National Trust properties: Canons Ashby House, Claydon and Stowe Gardens and other historical homes and gardens such as Althorp House, Castle Ashby, Delapre Abbey, Holdenby House, Lamport Hall and Sulgrave Manor.
A little further afield is the stunning Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill, Bletchley Park, the once secret site of the World War II code breakers. Situated just a 15-minute drive away is Silverstone Race Circuit, home of British Grand Prix, MOTO GP, Silverstone Classic, and an interactive Museum Experience and where you can have many different driving experiences, a must for any car enthusiast. The market towns of Towcester and Northampton are within easy reach where you can find lots of local amenities.£74Price per night from