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Holdenby House

Holdenby has Royal connections dating back around 400 years. This was once the largest 'house' in England, where Queen Elizabeth I stayed, and was also the prison of her successor Charles I.

It is now a family home, and the house provides a splendid backdrop to the beautiful gardens, restored by Rosemary Verey and Rupert Golby. There is also a Falconry Centre where visitors can watch magnificent birds of prey.

There is a 17th Century farmstead, Children's play area, shop, Teas and Bank Holiday events.

Opening times. Gardens and Falconry 1st April to 30th September Sundays 13:00 to 5:00 pm, Bank Holiday Sundays and Mondays 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Daily in July and August (not Saturdays) 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

House is open 29th May, 28th August or by appointment.

Gardens and Falconry Adults £3.00, OAP £2.50. Children £1.75.
Bank Holiday events Adults £4.00, OAP £3.50, Children £2.00.
Bank Holiday events with House open Adults £5.00, OAP £4.50. Children £3.00.

Directions to Coton Manor

Holdenby House is situated 6 miles or so North West of Northampton. On the A428 after going through Lower Harlestone turn right to Church Brampton and then left towards Holdenby.
On the A5199, turn left at Chapel Brampton and through the village towards Holdenby. The House is on the left after about 2 miles.

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