Our local area comes alive during spring, so if you’re looking for things to do in Northamptonshire, allow us to share some of our suggestions. From walks and recitals to horse racing – there’s something for everyone.
Start your walk around this National Trust property in the orchard – employees and visitors alike suggest that you should work your way up to the garden lodge, taking time to explore the various garden features as you go. The spiral mounds and the raised terrace offer a If you seek stunning views of the surrounding Northamptonshire countryside then be sure to stop by the spiral minds; you won’t want to miss the view or enjoy a stroll through the historic orchard with its white and pink blossoms. Keen florists and gardeners will enjoy the primroses, cowslips, wildflowers, violets, primroses, Lady’s smock and cowslips. Lyveden is only a 20-minute drive from our Northampton hotel.
On Sunday 28th April the Nevill Holt Opera Theatre will begin a very special performance at 4pm. Young Artists will perform opera arias and duets with Artistic Director Nicholas Chalmers on the piano. Alexandra Lowe will sing as Fiordiligi in the NHO 2019 season production of Cosi Fan Tutte. Tickets cost £18 and travel time is only 20 or so minutes by car from the hotel. Perfect for opera fans and those wishing to support local, rising talent.
The Woodland Pytchley Hunt Point to Point fixture at Dingley Racecourse takes place on Easter Saturday, 20th April. The first race is at 2pm with six more thereafter including the Charles Fowler Challenge Trophy, the Fernie Rose Bowl and the Frank Stops Memorial Challenge Cup. Prize money varies but this is a perfect day out for those interested in horse racing and local events. If you stay at Rushton Hall, you will be only 15 minutes’ drive away.
Which of the above are you going to discover this spring? There are always plenty of things to do in Northamptonshire whatever the season – book direct for the best rates.