Experience the rush of Santa Pod Raceway
East of Northampton, Santa Pod is a permanent drag racing track, the first of its kind ever constructed in Europe. A household name in the world of drag racing, the track plays host to a huge programme of events, such as national drag race meetings, VW Beetle and Camper festivals, modified car shows, and public track days.
Northamptonshire - Eden of the East Midlands
Covering a large part of the East Midlands, Northamptonshire is the one sure-fire place to experience the quintessential English countryside. Here, you'll find beautiful Elizabethan mansions overlooking gorgeous deer parks and romantic canals, scattered with quaint, pretty villages like Stoke Bruerne and curious, rustic buildings like Coton Manor. If you're looking for an escape from the bustle of urban life, Northamptonshire is the best place to find it!
Step inside the Warner Edwards Distillery
The Warner Edwards �Curiosity Tour� is one experience you certainly don't want to miss when you're exploring Northamptonshire. With a complementary G&T on arrival, the tour takes you through each stage of the Warner Edwards distilling process, offering a unique insight into the distinctive craftsmanship that goes into each bottle of their widely-acclaimed gin, all the while surrounded by the idyllic rural atmosphere of Falls Farm.
Planning a trip to Santa Pod Raceway? Travelodge Wellingborough Rushden Hotel is a 20-minute drive away, and Travelodge Bedford Hotel can be reached in half an hour.