Welcome to Irthlingborough
Set on the northern bank of the river Nene, Irthlingborough is a small town in Northamptonshire. It’s notable for being the smallest town in England ever to have had a Football League team - Rushden and Diamonds FC. It’s also known for its distinctive landmark, the lantern tower of its parish church, St Peter’s. It’s within easy distance of both Peterborough and Cambridge.
Northamptonshire is one of the best counties to visit if you’re looking to experience the very best that rural England has to offer. Here, you can find majestic Elizabethan manors overlooking acres of beautiful deer parks, picturesque canals meandering through rustic villages, and countless delectable examples of local produce to try. Whether you’re exploring Stoke Bruerne as you float down the Grand Union Canal, attending one of the county’s many exciting events, or simply rambling through one of its expansive green spaces, Northamptonshire has countless experiences waiting to be had.
Visit Lyveden - a home frozen in time
Nestled in the bucolic countryside of Northamptonshire, Lyveden is a truly astonishing survivor of the Tudor period. Commissioned by Thomas Tresham as a testament to his dedication to Catholicism, construction stopped at the point of his death in 1605. Now, its incomplete frame is open to the public, alongside its pretty orchard, and fascinating garden lodge.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Irthlingborough? Travelodge Wellingborough Rushden Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, as is Travelodge Kettering Thrapston Hotel.