Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a historic and ceremonial county in the East Midlands of England. In 2015, it had a population of 723,000.

Covering an area of 2,364 square kilometres (913 sq mi), Northamptonshire is landlocked between eight other counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire to the south-east, Buckinghamshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the south-west and Lincolnshire to the north-east – England’s shortest administrative county boundary at 20 yards (19 metres), although this was not the case with the historic county boundary. Northamptonshire is the southernmost county in the East Midlands region.

Apart from the county town of Northampton, other major population centres include Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Rushden and Daventry. Northamptonshire’s county flower is the cowslip. The Soke of Peterborough falls within the historic boundaries of the county, but its area has been part of the ceremonial county of Cambridgeshire since 1974.

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Family Days Out

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The childhood home of Lady Diana Spencer, later to become Diana, Princess of Wales

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The childhood home of Lady Diana Spencer, later to become Diana, Princess of Wales

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