Click for 5 day Althorp Weather
Thu
23 Feb
Max 10°C
Min 4°C
W.gif
30-31 mph
Overcast skies
Provided by Weather2
Althorp
Althorp

Information

County - Northamptonshire | Map
Tel code: 01604 | code search
Postcode: NN7 | code search
Population: 100
Althorp Jobs
Visitor reports

Add your shop free
Folk Customs:
Broughton Tin Can Band

Best rates for a Local Hotel

| Events in Althorp | 10 Places to Stay

Althorp is a country estate and stately home situated in Northamptonshire, about five miles North West of the county town of Northampton. It has been the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century and is currently owned by Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer. It has become better known recently as being where Lady Diana spent most of her childhood. It is also her last resting place. Diana's body was laid to rest on an island in the middle of a lake in the grounds of the Althorp estate. There is an exhibition housed at Althorp which celebrates the life of Lady Diana. Each year thousands of visitors come to honour the her life and to pay their respects. The estate is open to the public in the summer months from July to September. Other attractions in the area include a visit to The Althorp Coaching Inn, a traditional British Inn with 16th century décor including exposed beams and open fireplaces. Also recommended is Highgate House, now a hotel but originally a Coaching Inn. Highgate House has been developed in a sensitive fashion to retain its 17th century charm, whilst installing 21st century levels of comfort and facilities.

Attraction

Althorp

Places to Stay near Althorp

map book

Broomhill Hotel (2.64 miles)

Broomhill Hotel

More Information

Uniquely set in its own grounds of 16 acres of parkland, Broomhill overlooks some of Northamptonshires most beautiful countryside, offering fantastic A La Carte dining together with Table d'Hote and ... More

map book

Hopping Hare (3.00 miles)

Hopping Hare

More Information

The Hopping Hare building dates back to 1902 and was originally a Manor House.Fresh from major refurbishment.Situated 2-3 miles from the town centre, nearby attractions include Althorpe House and Silverstone. ... More

map website

Premier Inn Northampton West (Harpole) (3.07 miles)

Premier Inn Northampton West (Harpole)
Within easy reach of the M1 and just 4 miles from Northampton train station. Local attractions include Althorpe House, Silverstone Racetrack and Saints Rugby ground. For shops and local amenities Northampton town centre is only ... More | visit website
map website

Sedgebrook Hall (3.31 miles)

Sedgebrook Hall
In 13 acres of beautiful, peaceful grounds, Sedgebrook Hall is situated in the pretty village of Chapel Brampton. It has an indoor pool, a gym and modern en suite rooms. Sedgebrook Hall is a country house ... More | visit website
map book

Highgate House (3.87 miles)

Highgate House

More Information

Highgate House is a striking country mansion in the picturesque Northamptonshire village of Creaton. Originally a coaching inn, it has evolved over the years into a superb venue for all ... More

map website

Travelodge Northampton Upton Way (4.26 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

map book

Sunley Management Centre (4.47 miles)

Sunley Management Centre

More Information

Set close to the Northamptonshire countryside and in the landscaped grounds of the University of Northampton, Sunley Management Centre provides a relaxed alternative to traditional hotel accomodation. Our friendly and ... More

map website

Murcott Mill Farmhouse (4.60 miles)

Murcott Mill Farmhouse
Murcott Mill is a wonderful Georgian Mill house, close to a tributary of the Nene River. The house has been in the family of the owners since it was originally built to mill grain in ... More | visit website
map website

Centro (4.87 miles)

Centro
In the very heart of Northampton, our Centro apartments offer the perfect location for both corporate and leisure traveller. Large corporations, tourist attractions and entertainment venues, Abington Park and the Grosvenor Centre shopping are all ... More | visit website
map book

The Stags Head (4.90 miles)

The Stags Head

More Information

A public house has occupied this site since 1766 (it was formerly named 'The Goat') and is now under new management.Recently refurbished to a high standard, The Stags Head Public ... More

Brit Quote:
Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation. - Noel Coward
More Quotes

On this day:
Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages

//