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Althorp, Northamptonshire

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Althorp is a large estate, with an impressive house, home of the brother of the Princess of Wales.

When visiting you can see nineteen rooms in the House, including some of the Spencer Family's private apartments. You discover magnificent interiors and one of Europe's finest private collections of furniture, pictures and ceramics - the result of one family's uninterrupted occupation for over 500 years.

Next to the House lies the honey-coloured stable block, a truly breathtaking building, home to the award winning exhibition, Diana: A Celebration. Be touched and reflect on the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales. Outside you can take a relaxing walk down a tree lined avenue, enjoy the remodelled gardens or sit in the peaceful surroundings of the poignant Round Oval Lake.

You'll be able to picnic in  the grounds visit the  café or shop.

Location: Althorp, Northamptonshire

Grid Reference: Ceremonial County: Northamptonshire

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Getting there: Althorp  is located 7 miles west of Northampton off the A428.
From the South - Althorp is clearly signed as you approach Northampton from Junction 16 of the M1.
From the North - Althorp can be approached from junction 18 of the M1. Follow signs to Northampton.
The car park is signed on your approach to Althorp.

Access: Free parking, including disabled parking is available for all visitors and is situated just outside the visitor entrance.
Website: http://www.althorp.com
Other Useful Websites: Althorp on Tesco
Email: mail@althorp.com
Address: The Stables, Althorp, Northampton
Postcode: NN7 4HQ Telephone: 01604 770107
Opening Times: 2008  1st July-30th August  Every day from 11am to 5pm see also events

Charges: Accepts Tesco Deals vouchers

Adults: £12.50; Children (5 - 17 years of age): £6.00, under 5: Free
Senior Citizens: £10.50 Family ticket (2+3): £29.50

An additional £2.50 if you wish to view the upstairs of the House.

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CIN Page Ref: althorp

Classification: House

Date Updated: 07/2008

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