Welcome to Brackley
Brackley is a town in the south of Northamptonshire. It has a history as a market town relying heavily on the trade of wool and lace, and was a major stop on trade routes between London and Birmingham. Today, the town’s name goes hand in hand with British F1, being a short drive from Silverstone, and the home of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team.
Northampton is the county town of Northampton. It’s characterised by its rich and varied history, as well as a vibrant theatre culture. Visitors can enjoy seeing fascinating heritage sites like the Holy Sepulchre Church, and Delapre Abbey, settling down for a meal in popular eateries like Pamukkale, Abington Pub, and Aladdin’s Balti Hut, or catching a production at the Royal and Derngate and other theatres.
Delve into The Buckingham Old Goal Museum
The Buckingham Old Goal, formerly one of the most active prisons in the midlands, is now a fascinating museum a short drive outside of Brackley. Here, you can explore Nearly 300 years of haunting stories, exploring cells that held everything from 18th-century poachers to bloodthirsty murderers, and getting a close look at a wide range of artefacts telling the history of Nottingham.
Planning a trip to Brackley? Travelodge Buckingham Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, as is Travelodge Towcester Silverstone Hotel.