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More teaching schools than any other county
Northamptonshire is ambitious and keen to make things happen. We have serious appetite for growth, welcoming employment and housing development, and are perfectly situated at the heart of the country, offering the most affordable homes in the UK within a one-hour drive-time of London. We also have one of the highest levels of employment in the country, which means good people get really good jobs.
Beautiful & affordable
The Sunday Telegraph refers to Northamptonshire as ‘greatly underrated’ and ‘much better value’ than its neighbours Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire. Quality of life for less. Affordable homes just one hour from London.
Life in Northamptonshire
Location, location, location. With the largest concentration of historic houses in England, Northamptonshire plays host to important historic landmarks such as Althorp, the Spencer family home. From houses to gardens, art collections to ancient monuments, this is truly a county with many tales to tell.
If motorsport is more your thing take a trip to Silverstone or Santa Pod; Northamptonshire is the UK’s home of motorsport. The county town of Northampton, whilst known for its exceptional Rugby team Northampton Saints, is also one of the greenest in England; with 161 parks covering 1,600 acres.
Discover more than just the county’s paths; take to the water with watersport specialists in the Nene Valley, or book a session at Europe’s leading indoor urban sports centre, Adrenaline Alley in Corby.
Culture vultures are at home in Northamptonshire too; with one of the most innovative, imaginative and accessible arts scenes to be found anywhere in the country.