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Wicksteed Park

 Wicksteed Park is one of the UK's oldest Theme Parks and one of  the most popular things to do in Northamptonshire. Visitors can walk into the Park 365 days a year, free of charge, and the gates are only closed on Christmas Day. The grounds and gardens of Wicksteed Park cover 147 acres, and includes something for everybody to enjoy. Whether you are staying nearby in a cottage in Northamptonshire and wondering what to do, enjoying a family day out, or just fancy a day in a theme park, Wickstead Park could be the attraction for you.

Silverstone Race Track

Silverstone is the home of British Grand Prix racing. Silverstone has numerous Race Meetings for events that include F1, Moto GP, Rally, World Superbike, British Touring Cars, etc. There are plenty of great hotels in Northampton to stay and enjoy various driving experiences at the track.

Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod Raceway is the home of European Drag Racing and hosts over 50 events during the race season Jan-Nov. Organised events include National drag race meetings, modified car shows, VW Beetle & Camper festivals, Japanese performance car events, retro and classic car events, public track days and many other events.

Rockingham Motor Speedway

Rockingham Motor Speedway hosts a range of race events including the British Touring Car Championship, British F3/GT and the Pickup Truck Racing Championship on the oval. Throughout the rest of the season, Rockingham hosts activities both on and off track, including track days, testing, manufacturer events, corporate and gift experience days and exhibitions.

Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes is a unique 750 acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire's beautiful Nene Valley. It has extensive play areas to keep adventurous families entertained for hours. It also has huge areas of wide open spaces and paths ideal for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists. Some of the activities include: Adventure playground, Adventure trail, Assault course, Boat hire, Fishing, Horse riding and outdoor theatre.

Althorp House

Althorp House was the childhood home of Princess Di and also her final resting place. The house is open in July & August.

Scenic Railway trips & Railway Heritage

Northampton and Lamport Railway

Nene Valley Railway

Rushden Transport Museum

Ironston Railway Trust

Things to do Northamptonshire

Find great things to do, the best Northamptonshire attractions, cheap family days out, romantic weekend breaks & fun things to do visiting Northamptonshire this weekend.