The Westone Manor Hotel in Northampton is an ideal base for exploring the countryside of Northamptonshire, and a great base for a weekend break or short stay.
Some of the many local attractions you can explore include...
Billing Aquadome - 3 Miles
An entertainment complex covering 235 acres of parkland and offering a wide selection of family fun. There is an Aqua Flume and Splash Park, a funfair, Karting, Crazy Golf, Climbing Walls and Amusement arcades. There is even a miniature train and plenty of outdoor and indoor play areas for the kids. For a more relaxed visit there is also some excellent coarse fishing with a choice of lake and fish.
Silverstone Circuit - 20 Miles
The Home of the British Grand Prix, and with many motor sports events throughout the year, including track days and driving experiences! New for this year there is an Aston Martin experience and also a 2 seater thrill ride round the circuit from just £59. In 2012 the big events are the British Grand Prix, 6-8 July and the 2012 MotoGP British Grand Prix, 14-17June.
Luffield Abbey, Northamptonshire
The Royal and Derngate Theatre - 3 Miles
The theatre is a major regional centre offering a diverse range of events and a very full and exciting calendar of plays, concerts, comedy and events.
Crow Hill Frontier Camp – 4 Miles
Challenging adventure courses
Skimish Paintballing Centre – 4 Miles
Sywell Aviation Centre – 5 Miles
Why not learn to fly on your leisure break!
Holdenby House & Falconry – 8 Miles
A lovely Stately home with royal history & falconry displays from Ocarus Falconry
Althorp House - 9 Miles
The family home, and final resting place of the late Princess Diana. Open to the public in July and August, with several other events taking place in the House or Grounds at other times of the year.
West Lodge Rural Centre – 20 Miles
Meet and learn about a wide range of farm animals and rare breeds
Catanger Llamas - 20 Miles
For something a bit different why not try Llama trekking along farm tracks, bridleways and country lanes, and plenty of fibre and gifts to buy.
Whilton Mill Karting - 20 Miles
Whilton Mill is Northamptonshire's premier outdoor Karting facility. With over 100 acres of land, they offer a range of activity based entertainment - including Quad biking, Clay pigeon shooting and Segways.
Whilton Locks, Daventry
Rockingham Forest – 25 Miles
A medieval hunting forest with great landscapes to enjoy and walking trails.
Between Kettering & Stamford
Hinton Skydiving Centre – 31 Miles
Parachuting, skydiving & freefalling, if you've got the nerves!
Woburn Safari Park - 25 Miles
For a day packed with animal encounters and wonderful wildlife, visit
Woburn with over 80 species of animals including lions, tigers and
bears. Today it is an award winning attraction which makes a valuable
contribution to conservation.
Whipsnade Zoo – 40 Miles
A great family day out for all ages