Northamptonshire is a landlocked county in the English East Midlands, with a population of 629,676 as at the 2001 census. It has boundaries with the ceremonial counties of 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.
Places to see in Northamptonshire
Silverstone Circuit: This one is for the speed buffs. It is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in 1948 and which has been held on the circuit every year since 1987
Althorp: The estate has been the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the early 16th century.
78 Derngate: It is a listed Georgian house in the centre of Northampton, England. It’s noted for its interior, which was extensively redeveloped in 1916 and 1917. A listed building in the United Kingdom is a building that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
Universities in Northamptonshire
University of Northampton
Restaurants in Northamptonshire Serving Vegetarian Indian Food
Saffron Restaurant Northampton
Transport in Northamptonshire
Major national roads such as the M1 motorway (London to Leeds) and the A14 (Rugby to Ipswich), provide Northamptonshire with transport links, both, north–south and east–west.
Buses ply between towns. Most buses are operated by Stagecoach in Northants and First Northampton.
Two trunk railway routes, the Midland Main Line and the West Coast Main Line, cross the county. Northamptonshire has 6 railway stations.
A new railway station hs been opened, providing direct hourly access from Corby to London St Pancras.
Climate in Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire has an oceanic climate. The county experiences precipitation all through the year. The highest precipitation is experienced in the month of October.
While the highest temperature reaches around 22 degrees in July and August, the chilliest months are the months of January and February, when the average low temperature is around 2 degree celcius.