Take a tour of Thrapston
A pleasant small town Near the River Dene in Northamptonshire, Thrapston has a long history dating all the way back to the 11th century and beyond. This can best be experienced in its 13th-century church, as well as several other old buildings in the area. These days, Thrapston is a lovely town for a stroll, and is home to several shops, pubs and eateries.
There's plenty to see and do Nearby
Thrapston is well placed for several local attractions, including Wicksteed Park, Hamerton Zoo Park, the Manor House Museum and Art Gallery at Nearby Kettering, and Rockingham Castle. For history buffs, animal lovers, nature enthusiasts or just families hoping for a memorable day out, you won't have to travel more than 10 miles to find what you're looking for.
Get your motor running
Just 10 miles away is the legendary Santa Pod Raceway, the home of European Drag Racing Championships and hosting events almost all year round (it's quite quiet in December, however). Classic car shows and custom vehicle events are also worth checking out.
Looking for a cheap hotel in Thrapston? Travelodge Kettering Thrapston Hotel is your best bet, while travellers heading from the north or east might want to check out Travelodge Peterborough Alwalton Hotel. Those heading from the south or west might find Travelodge Kettering Hotel or Travelodge Wellingborough Rushden Hotel convenient.