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See the best of Northamptonshire from Desborough

Located in the Ise Valley, nestled between Market Harborough and Kettering, Desborough is a pretty 19th-century market town.

With great links to Northamptonshire's busiest towns, it's the ideal place to stay while you're exploring the area. Northampton itself is just half an hour away by car, so you can spend the day exploring the town's shopping scene.

Explore the grand history of Market Harborough

Market Harborough is home to Rockingham Castle, a Norman construction built under William the Conqueror. Climb the tower and you'll be rewarded with views across four counties: Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.

18th-century Kelmarsh Hall is a Grade-I manor house open for the public to explore. As well as the grandeur of the house itself, you can wander around the beautiful landscaped gardens and retrace the footsteps of the estate's former inhabitants.

Farmyard fun at the West Lodge Rural Centre

Not sure what to do with the little ones while you're in Desborough? The town's top attraction is the West Lodge Rural Centre, a family-friendly farm where kids can meet and learn all about farm animals from the pygmy goats at Goat Mountain to the guinea pigs and rabbits in Cuddle Corner.

Planning a trip to Desborough? Travelodge Market Harborough Hotel and Travelodge Kettering Hotel are both less than 15 minutes from Desborough - perfectly placed for exploring the area.