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An introduction to Higham Ferrers

Higham Ferres is a small market town in the Nene Valley, Near the eastern border of Northamptonshire. It takes its name from a 13th-century lord, William de Ferrers, who owned a Nearby castle. Its notable buildings include the Grade I listed St Mary's Church, the 15th century Chichele College, and the Bede House, a former hospital dating back to 1422.

Come to Kettering

A large town in the heart of Northamptonshire, Kettering has a fascinating heritage stretching back to Roman times, and a wide range of attractions and points of interest to discover. Visitors to the town will be within easy reach of Silverstone, the Nene Valley Railway, Wicksteed Park, and other popular attractions. Closer to the town centre, those passing through can enjoy a range of pubs and restaurants, and soak in the splendour of historical buildings such as Kettering's All Saints Church and Boughton House.

The Harrold Odell Country Park

Visitors to Higham Ferrers who are looking for a relaxing, slow-paced experience should make time to see Harrold Odell Country Park; 144 acres of award-winning parkland, encompassing two placid lakes and a large nature reserve. Its cafe offers delectable breakfasts and light lunches, and its hide is a great place for bird watching. Fishing permits for the lakes are available from the local ranger authority.

Planning a trip to Higham Ferrers? Travelodge Wellingborough Rushden Hotel is a 10-minute drive away, and Travelodge Kettering Hotel can be reached in quarter of an hour.