Destination guide

Travel to friendly Northampton

Come and experience Northampton and its monuments, museums and temples. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, bars and restaurants. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Northampton

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Northampton a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kettering Golf Club (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Santa Pod Raceway (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Gullivers Land (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Bedford Autodrome (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Woburn Safari Park (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Northampton

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Northampton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salcey Forest (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Daventry Country Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Bletchley Park (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Bedford Park (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Fermyn Woods Country Park (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Coombe Abbey Country Park (24.6 mi / 39.6 km)

Transport to and around Northampton

Fly into Coventry (CVT), the closest airport, located 26.7 mi (42.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into London (LTN-Luton), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Northampton Station or Long Buckby Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Northampton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 130 holiday rentals near Northampton. From 37 Condos/Apartments to 51 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Northampton is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Northampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Northampton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Long Buckby Station: 148 holiday rentals
  • Northampton Station: 141 holiday rentals
  • Althorp House: 124 holiday rentals
  • Salcey Forest: 151 holiday rentals
  • County Ground: 145 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northampton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Northampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Condos/Apartments in Northampton. Our other popular types of Northampton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 51 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 32 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 32 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Northampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Northampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.