Top places to shop in Northampton
Looking for some retail therapy in Northamptonshire?
Whether you’re staying as a guest at our hotel in Northamptonshire or you live locally and wish to explore this lovely region further, we have put together this handy list of the best shopping spots for you to hit in Northamptonshire this season…
1. Heart of the Shires
Looking for a stress-free shopping environment in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside?
Well, the Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a wide range of shops for you to choose from and is open seven days a week from 10am until 5pm.
Set around the perimeter of a picturesque Victorian courtyard, the shopping village offers a wonderful selection of individual shops from bridal couture and kitchenware to gift shops, as well as their popular restaurant with a tea room.
2. The Yards, Kettering
“It’s like Camden in Kettering”.
This unique shopping district in the heart of Kettering town centre offers a new and exciting shopping experience.
With a restaurant and wine bar, home furnishings, fashion and beauty, jewellery, gifts and more, it’s the perfect spot for an afternoon of retail therapy.
3. Brackley Antiques Cellar
This antique cellar holds over 30,000 sq ft of incredible items from over 160 dealers. From furniture and ceramics to militaria and jewellery, the helpful and knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you find whatever you are looking for. If you need a break from all the browsing, you can enjoy scrumptious home baked cakes and refreshments at their lovely tea rooms.
4. Beckworth Emporium
With a wonderful Gift Emporium filled with a plethora of quirky and practical gifts for everyone, Food Emporium, Plant Emporium and a restaurant serving wholesome local and seasonal produce, you will struggle to leave empty-handed.
5. Intu Watford Shopping Centre
This glass-roofed, symmetrical mall is filled with some of the best high street stores.
Buy the latest trends from fashion stores such as H&M and Zara then re-charge those batteries at Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Pizza Express or Costa.
Enjoy shopping, food and entertainment, all in one place.
6. Rushden Lakes Shopping Centre
Northamptonshire will soon be welcoming Rushden Lakes to its collection of incredible shopping locations.
With 43 shops and restaurants, including well-known names such as H&M, M&S, House of Fraser, New Look and Primark all in one place, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a spot of shopping whilst enjoying this area of outstanding natural beauty.
Its first store, M&S, will be opening on 28th July 2017 so you don’t have long before you can treat yourself to some retail therapy beside picturesque lakes.