There's lots of exciting things to do in Northamptonshire this spring. Here's some of our top picks:
See Spring Colours at Coton Manor
- Where: Coton Manor Garden, Coton
The beautiful gardens at Coton Manor are waking up and it's a great time to visit. The garden blossoms with flowering cherries, magnolias and it's the start of the tulip season. The Bluebell Wood is also in full flower from about the last week of April until the middle of May.
More information: www.cotonmanor.co.uk
Visit the Animals at Mini Meadows
- Where: Mini Meadows Farm, Welford
With plenty of farm animals, outdoor and indoor play and a range of walks, Mini Meadows is the perfect place for a day out this spring. Why not take the kids to bottle feed the newest additions to the farm, the lambs, as well as other newborn animals in the baby barn.
More information: www.minimeadowsfarm.com
Get Out in the Countryside
Enjoy the natural beauty of spring in one of Northamptonshire country parks. Sywell and Brixworth country parks are both perfect for long walks or alternatively, dig out your bikes and cycle around Pitsford Water or the Brampton Valley Way.
Wander the Gardens at Canons Ashby
- Where: Canons Ashby, Daventry
The gardens are beautiful at Canons Ashby during the spring and the parkland also offers plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy. There's also some exciting activities for the kids taking place during May half term.
More information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby
Explore Boughton House
- Where: Boughton House, Kettering
- When: 26th - 28th May 2018
Boughton House will be holding its exclusive public opening providing a look inside the private home of the Duke & Duchess of Buccleuch & Queensberry during the late May bank holiday weekend. Visitors can enjoy a tour and discover the collection, history and heritage of Boughton.
More information: www.boughtonhouse.co.uk