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The Category Daventry is a subset of Northamptonshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Daventry which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


Distance (miles)6

'Canons Ashby is a hidden treasure in the heart of rural Northamptonshire; the Rose of the Shires. Built near the site of a 13th-century priory, the Elizabethan manor house is set in a tranquil ancient landscape ... '

Description from

National Trust


Size (acreage)140

'There are circular, way marked and hard-surfaced trails through woodlands, meadows and close to the reservoir with wheelchair accessible bird hides to stop and view the wildlife. With its large reservoir where you can feed the ducks, adventure playground, numerous picnic spots, nature trail and a wealth of wildlife, Daventry Country Park is a great family day out.'

Description from

Daventry District Council



'Flore now has some nominated local walks to do around our village ...'


Distance (miles)11

'This walk of 17kms/11 miles from Ashby St. Ledgers includes walking along The Jurassic Way, goes via Braunston and then The Grand Union and Leicester Canals towpaths to Norton Jc and returns to Ashby St. Ledgers.'

Description from

Beautiful England Walks and Photos



'The BBC ceased their broadcasting from Daventry in 1992, and demolished the two 500ft aerial masts that had sat on top of Borough Hill. Borough Hill itself is now owned by Daventry District Council and is a very pleasant country park. Visitors can walk around the site, which has a long history prior to the BBC’s arrival ...'

See also

Borough Hill [Daventry District Council]


Distance (miles)7

'Gently undulating countryside. It can be muddy, but there are no stiles!'



'Cold Ashby is a small rural community in the Northamptonshire Uplands. It is not within the boundaries of a National Park, nor is it an accepted tourist area like its neighbours in the Cotswolds. It is situated in an area of beautiful undulating farmland which, for me, encapsulates the appeal of the English countryside. There are some delightful walks in close proximity which, as former Parish Path Warden, I would like to share with you as a visitor to this site ...'

Description from

The Cold Ashby Rambler


Distance (miles)41

'The Leicester Line of the Grand Union Canal runs from Norton Junction on the main line of the Grand Union Canal to the River Soar Navigation at West Bridge in Leicester. The Canal is 41.2 (66.5 km) miles long and has 41 locks. There are arms to: Welford (1.6 miles - 2.6 km - 1 lock - joins at Welford Junction) and  Market Harborough (5.5 miles - 7.7 km - no locks - joins at Foxton Junction).'

See also

Leicester Line Canal Walk [LDWA]


Distance (miles)70

'Long distance recreational route which follows the River Nene for some 70 miles through Northamptonshire.'

Description from

Northamptonshire Highways

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