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Set in the heart of Northamptonshire’s Nene Valley, Stanwick Lakes is an oasis of calm just outside the relative hustle of Northampton.
In a week’s time we will be a third of the way through 2014. Time, as a modern version of the old saying might go, travels faster than Usain Bolt.
One of the mantras of this blog is that you don’t necessarily have to travel to the other side of the world to find an amazing travel experience.
Althorp House is probably best known as the final resting place of Diana, Princess of Wales. The ‘People’s Princess’ was interred at The Round Oval on the estate of her ancestral family, the Spencers. But the history of the house, and the artefacts within it, go back far beyond DianaRead More …
A walled garden tea room. A butterfly garden. The home of a 7th Marquess. You couldn’t get much more typically English than Castle Ashby Gardens.
The sky was suddenly a different hue, the clouds closer and more in focus, everything brighter and clearer. Still, I shouldn’t have been shocked that a visit to Sywell Aerodrome helped me see more of the sky than ever before.
I was determined to do it this time. It couldn’t have been more than a 30 second shower, but the first time I had leapt out of the freezing water after less than five of those seconds.
Hidden away in the centre of Northampton is the oasis that is Delapre Abbey.