Althorp House is a stately home and estate in Northamptonshire, just a 20-minute drive from the centre of Northampton. This Grade I listed manor house has its own 550-acre park and estate covering 13,000 acres. Built in 1508 by the Spencer family, its 90 rooms are home to some of the finest ceramics, paintings and furniture in Europe. If you are planning to visit the estate you can choose from a range of chain hotels and independent hotels in the area, including hotels in Northampton town centre and more rural accommodation in Chapel Brampton and the surrounding area.
Luxury Hotels Close to Althorp House
Luxury four star hotels near Althorp House offer accommodation that's popular with both families and couples, although if you’re looking to explore the delights of Northampton then you may prefer to stay in the town centre and take advantage of the free parking on offer at many of the town's chain hotels. Regular buses run from the bus station to Althorp House, or you can drive to the attraction.
Seasonal Events in Northamptonshire
Whilst Althorp House is a popular wedding venue, there are also a number of events held here throughout the year, including the Annual Literary Festival each summer and the Althorp Food Festival in September. The latter is an opportunity to sample food from local suppliers and producers, with plenty of family activities and entertainment to keep all ages amused. Even when events aren't taking place, a day out at the estate is fun for the whole family, and it's just a short drive back to your hotel and Northampton high street, where you'll find a range of restaurants and pubs to enjoy an evening meal.
Accommodation for All Budgets in Northampton
Whether you're looking for a value-for-money chain hotel or an independent hotel offering 4-star accommodation, Northampton offers something to suit all budgets. Families, couples and groups of friends can enjoy a relaxing stay as most hotels offer free parking, complementary Wi-Fi and amenities such as laundry facilities to make your stay comfortable. The majority of hotels are within easy reach of Northampton train station and bus station, with connections to Birmingham, London and most other major cities.