Northampton has many things to offer. We have high energy sports, idyllic rural walks, nationally acclaimed music venues, and historic theatres. There are cute cafes, independent restaurants and friendly pubs. We have regular fairs and street markets and there’s the annual Food and Drink Awards too.
We are home to Premiership Rugby, motor racing and a white-water rafting centre. The countryside of Northamptonshire offers a network of cycle ways and canals, historic homes and gardens.
Our brand new Student Union – The Platform based right in the centre of town is a bright airy contemporary venue with café bar and nightclub along with many other services including our student letting agency and Unitemps Northampton, additionally there are many other bars and clubs in town to suit all tastes.
There are multiplex cinemas, and the more intimate Forum Cinema, which screens art-house films from around the world and the Northampton Filmhouse which screens blockbuster and cult films.
There’s plenty of shopping, with all the high street brands and some inspiring independent boutiques. We have a number of out-of-town retail parks and shopping villages offering convenient shopping locations throughout the county.
Northampton is many things, but it’s definitely not boring.
Visit Northamptonshire: Britain’s Best Surprise to find out more about what the county has to offer.