West Northamptonshire

Properties and events in West Northamptonshire

Before heading out for your Heritage Open Days visit, please check entries for last-minute changes.

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Daventry Heritage Bus Services

Market Square, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 4BH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Classic buses are on display with some providing FREE heritage bus services in and around Daventry.

Grave Concerns - Tours of Northampton’s Billing Road Cemetery, disused but much loved!

Billing Road Cemetery (rear entrance), 36 South Terrace, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5JY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore a historic cemetery & some of its inhabitants with members of its new Friends Group. Designed by renowned gardener Robert Marnock, it opened in 1847 to huge success, but fashion & fortunes change & burial ceased by the turn of the millennium.

Northampton Heritage Quiz Trail

Northampton Central Library, Abington Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2BA
In person
Pre-booking not required

A heritage trail around Northampton town centre with a quiz and a prize for the lucky winner!

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1LD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Interested in Natural History in Northamptonshire? Want to look through a microscope? Want to handle local rocks and fossils? Interested in Astronomy? A keen photographer interested in more skills? Then visit us in our purpose built rooms.

Performing Room at 9 Guildhall Road formerly Franklin's Hotel & Restaurant 1872

9 Guildhall Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1DP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore the deep hidden history of our building. Step back in time to hear our story and discover how our heritage helped to create Northampton's beautiful Culture Quarter through public exhibitions and immersive multimedia utilising VR technology.

St Peters Church Marefair

St Peter's Church, Marefair, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1SR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and see the church at the centre of Northampton's historic quarter. Next to The Churches Conservation Trust's Old Black Lion pub. Including Ride and Stride, Guided Local heritage walks and a bellringing demonstration!

The Victorian Travelling Players at Lamport Hall

Lamport, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 9HD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore the history of the Victorian travelling player at this outdoor immersive event.

Thornby Hall Open Day

Thornby Hall, Naseby Road, Thornby, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8SW
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit a Buddhist Meditation Centre in an English Country Mansion with beautiful grounds. Soak up the history and learn about inner peace.

Towcester Mill Brewery Tours

Chantry Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6YY
In person
Pre-booking required

How does Towcester Mill Brewery brew the perfect, award-winning pint? As part of the Heritage Open Days we will be opening up the brewery so you get the chance to see 'behind the scenes' of where and how we brew our beer.

Weedon Bec Depot Visitors Center

Weedon Depot, Weedon Bec, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 4PS
In person
Pre-booking not required

This year visitors are offered the chance to see how the former Royal Ordnance Depot in Weedon Bec connects to different places and people