Northampton has its fair share of sports venues, including Sixfields Stadium, to the west of Northampton town centre, home to Northampton Town FC and a popular sporting venue for the whole family. As well as football, athletics events take place here and there are conference facilities at the stadium too. Families, groups of friends, business travellers and couples heading for Sixfields Stadium will find Northampton offers a range of accommodation including well-known chain hotels and independent hotels to suit all budgets, many offering facilities for business guests such as meeting rooms and free WiFi.
Sports Hotels: Rugby and Football in Northampton
There's more to life than sport, but if you're coming to Northampton, you'll find plenty of sports and leisure activities here. Sixfields isn't the only stadium in the town; Franklin's Gardens rugby stadium is also here, home to the Northampton Saints. And if you're not into rugby or football, you could always pick up tickets to the MotoGP or Formula One Grand Prix – or even try a driving experience for yourself at Silverstone Race Circuit. Spa hotels and family-friendly hotels in the area offer fitness facilities and pools – some even have their own tennis courts and golf courses.
Staying in Northampton with Family
Families travelling to Northampton for sporting events will find value-for-money accommodation in the town centre. Chain hotels offering family rooms are within easy walking distance of Northampton train station, whilst self-catering apartments are an affordable option for larger families, with well-equipped kitchens where you can prepare family meals. If you'd rather dine out, there are a number of family-friendly restaurants near Sixfields Stadium including American diners, pizza restaurants and fast food chains.
Range of Hotels in Northampton
Northampton offers a range of hotels to suit all budgets, whether you prefer to stay in an independent hotel with spa and fitness facilities or prefer the convenience of a chain hotel close to public transport. Hotels here offer excellent amenities such as bars/lounges, ideal for a drink or two after the game, and free WiFi, so sharing your match-day pictures on social media is quick and easy.