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Houses & gardens

There are plenty of historic houses, buildings and gardens to visit within easy reach of Burton Latimer.

Historic houses
Gardens

There are plenty of historic houses, buildings and gardens to visit within easy reach of Burton Latimer.

Historic houses & buildings

Boughton House

Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14 1BJ

7 miles / 20 mins

   01536 515731

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“One of Britain’s grandest and best-preserved stately homes.”

Rushton Triangular Lodge

Rushton, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 1RP

11 miles / 17 mins

   01536 710761

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“A triangular building designed by Sir Thomas Tresham (father of one of the Gunpowder Plotters) and constructed between 1593 and 1597.

Lamport Hall

Lamport, Northampton NN6 9HD

13 miles / 18 mins

   01604 686272

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“A grade I listed country house, set in 10 acres of tranquil gardens and enclosed by glorious parkland.”

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle, Rockingham LE16 8TH

14 miles / 20 mins

   01536 770240

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“A former royal castle and hunting lodge in Rockingham Forest.”

Kirby Hall

near Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 5AT

17 miles / 25 mins

   01536 203230

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“One of England’s greatest Elizabethan and 17th century houses – earlier owned by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth I.”

78 Derngate

78 Derngate, Northampton NN1 1UH

17½ miles / 30 mins

   01780 450361

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“A Grade II* listed Georgian house, with an interior extensively remodelled in 1916/17 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.”

Lyveden New Bield

near Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 5AT

18 miles / 25 mins

   01832 205158

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“An intriguing Elizabethan lodge and moated garden.”

Deene Park

Deene Park, Corby, Northamptonshire NN17 3EW

20 miles / 30 mins

   01780 450361

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“A Tudor and Georgian Mansion, developed and owned by the Brudenell family since 1514.”

Gardens to visit

Coton Manor Garden

Coton Manor, Coton Rd, Coton, Northampton NN6 8RQ

23 miles / 30 mins

   01604 740219

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“A peaceful ten acre garden occupies a hillside position extending down from the 17th century manor house.”

Barnsdale Gardens

Barnsdale Ave, Exton, Oakham LE15 8AH

30 miles / 45 mins

   01572 813 200

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Originally created by Geoff Hamilton for the Gardeners’ World TV show, Barnsdale is home to 38 pocket-sized, themed garden ‘rooms’.”