Northamptonshire, England

Kirby Hall (courtesy of Rkilpin)

Visitor Information

Northamptonshire is a landlocked ceremonial county in the East Midlands region of England. It has boundaries with eight other ceremonial counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire to the south-east, Buckinghamshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the south-west and Lincolnshire to the north-east – England's shortest county boundary at 19 metres.

The county seat is Northampton. Other large population centres include Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Rushden and Daventry.


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