Motor Sport: Northampton International Raceway

The UK’s longest serving short oval with over 50 years of history behind it, and all the greats of the sport’s history have seen action here at one of the spiritual homes of British oval racing. Located in the Northamptonshire countryside near the village of Brafield-on-the-Green, the raceway’s 396 metre tarmac oval is ideal for

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Motor Sport: The Wild and Woolly, Blisworth

The wild and woolly scramble is the oldest, running motorcycle race, in the UK, still held on boxing day by the Northampton Motorcyclists Club, and has been since 1925. A traditional scramble, the race is held over 20 laps or 1 hour, where the riders are faced with freezing cold conditions as well as deep

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Motor Sport: Santa Pod

Santa Pod Raceway in Podington, nr Wellingborough is the home of European Drag Racing and host to the televised FIA European Drag Racing Championships. It's the fastest and loudest motorsport on earth with sensational race action from dragsters and doorslammers to beetles and bikes. Santa Pod is host to over 50 different events during the

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Motor Sport: Silverstone Race Track

Silverstone, a wartime airfield was transformed in weeks to host the 1948 race, won by Luigi Villoresi in a Maserati. The Northamptonshire circuit hosted the opening round of the first ever World Championship, but in 1954 began a share basis for the race with Aintree and then with Brands Hatch. The event has since been

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Football: MK Dons FC

Based since 2007 at Stadium mk, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Milton Keynes Dons were created on 21 June 2004 as the result of Wimbledon F.C.'s relocation from south-west London to the National Hockey Stadium in Milton Keynes nine months earlier. Visit website

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Football: Northampton Town FC

Northampton Town Football Club, nicknamed The "Cobblers" were founded in 1897, when a group of local school teachers got together with a local solicitor to form the Town's first professional football club. They hold the record for the shortest time taken to be promoted from the bottom tier to the top tier and relegated back

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Rugby Union: Northampton Saints

A local clergyman, the Reverend Samuel Wathen Wigg, is credited with starting the Saints in 1880. He was curate of St James Church, hence the nickname: Saints. Bought by local businessman, Keith Barwell, when Rugby Union went professional in 1995, the Saints reached the top of their game in 2000, reaching the Tetley's Cup Final

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Towcester is the oldest town in Northamptonshire and has a long, varied and interesting history. In recognition of this, many of the homes and businesses that line the Watling Street are Grade 2 listed and the whole central area is designated a conservation area. It is a town of contrasts where the old mixes



A great place to go for shopping, eating and drinking! Northampton has two shopping centres, a large open air market, and hundreds of shops, bars and restaurants all within minutes walking distance of car parks. Head for Abington Street, The Grosvenor Centre and Peacock Place for the usual high street shops; or St. Giles


Milton Keynes Shopping Centre

A mecca for all shopaholics! Everything you could possibly want and more under one roof. Next door there is an open air market on most days. Plenty of cafes and restaurants to choose from. Visit website

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