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Visit and Explore the Daventry District

Daventry is located within the county of Northamptonshire. It offers tourists a plethora of things to see. It will be particularly appealing to fans of history and shopping. Despite being a somewhat isolated area, Daventry has plenty of exciting attractions. It is located around 90 miles from London. The district is connected to England's capital via the M40. Along the boundary of Daventry is a canal. This will provide another possible transport link.

The Burton Memorial and the Moot Hall, Daventry, geograph 5717466 by Humphrey Bolton

Shopping Areas

Daventry will undoubtedly delight visitors who come to spend the day shopping. The town regularly holds the Daventry market, which can be found on the main high street of the town. Here people can purchase locally sourced fresh food. This will give tourists the chance to enjoy products made at the town microbrewery. There are also several shops on Sheaf Street.

Historical Buildings

This area particularly shines when it comes to the many historical buildings. Perhaps the most famous is the Holy Cross Church. It is worth visiting on a day when the church is open to the public. It occasionally allows visitors to try their hand at bell ringing.

Wheatsheaf Court is famous for playing a part during the English Civil War. New Street contains several examples of Georgian architecture. Windsor Lodge is the oldest building on this street. It was built during the 1500s. Daventry is also the home of a former BBC clubhouse where radio broadcasts were made.