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Northampton Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom


Northampton is a large city in East Midlands, England. Shoemaking and leather are the major industries of this city. Historical findings indicate that the area of Northampton has been inhabited from the Iron Age. Northampton has been regarded as a great tourism spot in East Midlands, United Kingdom.

There are many buildings of cultural and historical importance. Northampton is also famous for its parks, theatres and natural landscapes. Some of the most popular landscapes and sights of tourism attraction in Northampton include the following.

Abington Park

It is a very beautiful park in Northampton, which features a museum, lakes, aviaries and grassy open areas. It was opened to public in 1897. Annual Green Festival and Folk in the Park' festivals are also hosted in this park. It also features a small café named The Park Café.

Market Square

It is an open market area in Northampton. Market square is situated in the heart of the city surrounded by hotels, cafes, shops, town hall, churches and buildings. It is also serves as a big center of trade for locals and visitors. A number of shops are located in Market square from where you can buy all types of things.

Billing Aquadrome

It is a great leisure park in Northampton. It covers an area of 235 acres. Billing Aquadrom also serve for a number of rallies throughout the year. World’s largest Land Rover shows are also organized here. Billing Mill, family pub is also situated next to park.

Weston Favell

It is a small district of Northampton. It also features Weston Favell Shopping Centre and Northamptonshire County Lawn Tennis Club. Weston Favell features a number of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and parks.

Royal Theatre

It is a grand theater in Northampton, United Kingdom. It offers wonderful atmosphere to the families. It is also rate among the top three music venues in the United Kingdom. Royal theater offers a number of contemporary dramas and liver performances throughout the year. It has been controlled by Northampton Theatres Trust.

Sixfields Stadium

It was built in 1994. It has a seating capacity for more than 7650 people. It is one of the best sports venues in Northampton. It also features conference hall, cafes, restaurants, dressing room, press room and many others.

All Saints' Church

It is a beautiful church in Northampton featuring wonderful interiors. The dome of the church is supported by Ionic columns. The church was destroyed by fire in 1675. Charles II rebuilt the church. Church has good work of plain glass windows. Ceilings are well decorated.

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