Heart of the Shires is set in the rolling countryside of Northamptonshire with a beautiful courtyard of model farm buildings constructed in 1867, and a superb Victorian Bandstand. Built on the site of a farm dating back to the 17th Century, it underwent a massive renovation in 2015.
There is a beautiful selection of unique and individual shops where you can find fashion, homewares, designer childrens clothing, health and beauty, a petshop interior accessories and furnature, gifts and food and drink. There is also a tea room, a hairdressers and a dog agility training centre!
Heart Of The Shires Shopping Village, The Woodyard, Nr Weedon, Northants, NN7 4LB Map
The Rural Shopping Yard at Castle Ashby is another shopping village set in converted farm buildings with a selection of exclusive shops in the grounds of a stately home.
As well as The Buttery where you can stop for a coffe or lunch, you can find furniture, crafts, fine foods, shoes, fashion, an art gallery and antiques shop.
The Rural Shopping Yard, Castle Ashby, Northampton, NN7 1LF Map
Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre has a unique selection of shops and crafts, a fabulous restaurant & tea room, ample free car parking and special events throughout the year.
With a range of adorable craft shops, art galleries, gift shops, fashion, food, a second hand bookshop, there are also craftspeople working on site and a restaurant.
Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre, Upper Stowe, nr Weedon, Northamptonshire NN7 4SH Map
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