Out & About

Harringworth & Shotley are located in East Northamptonshire on the border with Rutland and they are ideally located for exploring the local area. This includes some beautiful countryside, fantastic for walking and cycling, some lovely market towns (Uppingham, Stamford, Oundle and Oakham) which are rich in tradition and history, stately homes, gardens, museums and heritage sites. There is also a wealth of leisure and sporting activities available, all supported by lovely country pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes.

Some local highlights include Rutland Water, Eyebrook Reservoir, Deene Park and Kirby Hall,  Lyddington’s Bede Hall, Fineshade and Wakerley woods, Rockingham Forest, Rockingham Castle ….

The countryside has a wide variety of landscapes and is full of wildlife including rare dragonflies, damselflies, and of course, deer. Ancient woodlands and limestone grasslands in the forested areas are rich in wild flowers.