BEST SCHOOLS IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK

WELCOME TO NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

For anyone planning a move to or within Northamptonshire in the East Midlands, we have collated information below about different places to live, schools, estate agents and other information we think useful for relocating within fantastic Northamptonshire.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, Northamptonshire's famous British cities and towns include Northampton, Kettering, Corby and Daventry.

Northamptonshire has a great choice of high quality UK private schools, beautiful countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different property to call home, from country mansions and estates, cottages and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"Move to Northamptonshire to see Elizabethan mansions perched in romantic deer parks, sleepy canals, and earls’ residences hidden in English farmland. Northamptonshire knows how to do countryside. Barbour and Dubarrys are essential uniform as horses pound across cross-country courses and Grand Prix cars speed around village circuits. If you’re after something a bit more relaxed then long-distance walkways take you past royal hunting lodges and over viaducts. Along the way you can call in at understated towns with hidden farmers’ markets and classical cathedrals. Or experience Northamptonshire by tranquil canal trip in this water-filled county, with boating lakes and country park reservoirs." Visit England

Northamptonshire is land locked, with neighbouring counties such as Warwickshire to the west, Cambridgeshire to the east, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north and Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to the south.

Weetabix is from Northampton! The company is based all around the county and has been there since 1932. It even hosts the Weetabix Food and Drink awards in Northampton every year!


TOP PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK

Looking for a prestigious Independent (private) school in Northamptonshire, GB?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Northamptonshire (or you already live in Northamptonshire but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best private schools in Northamptonshire there is a big choice of high quality Northamptonshire schools, with a number of the Northamptonshire highest ranking Independent schools considered to be some of the best in the UK.

Northamptonshire private education sector features day schools and boarding schools, girls schools, boys schools and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private Nurseries, Prep Schools, Independent Secondary and Sixth Form schools and colleges.

Find Private Schools In Northamptonshire, UK (Or "Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 30+ years, the isbi School Search guide is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>  You can search for private schools with a reputation for excellence in Northamptonshire and in the cities of Northampton or towns like TOWNS by using our Private Schools Directory and Independent Schools Finder (powered by isbi's School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the schools and colleges listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>  With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>  You can also focus your search on just private Pre-Prep and Prep schools or on Independent Senior and Sixth Form schools and colleges, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore isbi.com for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at private schools and colleges around the UK and worldwide.

Top Private Independent Secondary Schools & Colleges In Northamptonshire, UK

Some of the best Independent Secondary schools and colleges and Sixth Form schools and colleges in Northamptonshire, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:

Top Private Pre-Preparatory & Preparatory Schools In Northamptonshire, UK

Some of the best Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Northamptonshire, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls aged from 3 years to 11 or 13 years include:

Special Needs Schools In Northamptonshire, UK

Some of the best Special Needs schools in Northamptonshire, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British Special Needs and Special Education Needs education for boys and girls (single-sex and mixed) include:


MOVING TO NORTHAMPTONSHIRE? RELOCATING TO NORTHAMPTONSHIRE?

Where To Live In Northamptonshire, England, UK

The most popular British cities and towns in the Northamptonshire area (GB) include, with approximate population numbers:

> Northampton

Northampton (225,100), Wellingborough (50,500), Brackley (13,100), Finedon (4,300)

> Daventry

Daventry (72,000), Long Buckby (4,300), Weddon Bed (2,700), Badby (600)

> East Northamptonshire

Rushden (29,300), Irthlingborough (8,900), Higham Ferrers (8,000), Thrapston (6,200)

> South Northamptonshire

Towcester (9,200), Brackely (13,000), Kings Sutton (2,100),

> Corby & Kettering

Corby (56,800), Kettering (63,600), Market Harborough (25,100), Desborough (10,600)


FOCUS ON... LIVING IN NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, UK

Northampton is a very popular place to live and many people move to each year, or to near and the surrounding area, from around the United Kingdom and abroad.

Many of those moving to Northampton are escaping more urban living in London or other larger cities, deciding to relocate to the Northamptonshire capital to enjoy a different pace of life and the historic and elegant surroundings of a prosperous Northampton with great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic pubs, restaurants and sports and popular cultural events, arts and music.

Ten Things To Know About Northampton, England, UK

> FACT 1: The Grand Prix Silverstone circuit is in Northamptonshire! It was originally built in 1947 on the site of a World War 2 bomber station. People travel from all over the world to watch the stars descend on the circuit - imagine having it on your doorstep!

> FACT 2: Princess Diana’s resting place is located just outside Northampton in Althorp House, many come in order to visit her personal artefacts which are beautifully kept by those who still work at the house.

> FACT 3: Hungry? Thirsty? Or in need of a new pair of shoes? Northampton is the place to be! Weetabix, Carlsberg and Doc Martens are all located just outside Northampton.

> FACT 4: Northampton is home to the largest market square in England! It was first set up in 1189, and was used as an open-air cinema in an effort to enlist troops for the army!

> FACT 5: If you’re a fan of Les Miserables, head to Boughton House as that is where the wedding scene was filmed in the 2012 musical film!

> FACT 6: Football fans listen up! Les Ferdinand is from Northampton, the MBE footballer who is currently director of football at Queens Park Rangers was born and bred in the city.

> FACT 7: The first RADAR demonstration in the world took place in Northampton. Robert Watson-Watt invented the radar and held the demo in Northampton in 1935.

> FACT 8: In 1542, residents in Northampton used to pay rent using Apricots! After King Henry VIII bought the trees over from Italy, residents found that they would grow them in the area, and because they were such a delicacy, they used them to pay their rent!

> FACT 9: Agnes Browne, Joan Brwone and Mary Barber were all accused of witchcraft after rising on the back of a pig in 1612…

> FACT 10: If you’re looking for a lovely Sunday activity, take a stroll along the River Nene that runs straight through the city. And it won’t be a short walk either, as the river is 161 km long!

Where To Live In Northampton, UK

Northampton and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a cottage, townhouse, large apartment, mansion or country estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central Northampton living to rural, country lifestyles, Northampton and the areas near Northampton is full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming Crescents and estates, rolling countryside, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods and friendly residential communities.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

Abington Northampton, East Hunsbury Northampton, West Hunsbury Northampton, Western Favell Northampton, Delapre Northampton, Kingsthorpe Northampton, Kingsthorpe Northampton, Boughton Northampton, Great Houghton, Northampton, Wootton Northampton,

Commuting To And From Northampton By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Northampton is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to London, Cambridge, Birmingham, Oxford and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

> Northampton To London: London is about 67 miles by road from Northampton via the M1 and driving to the centre of London from Northampton normally takes under 2 hours. There is a very regular train service to London from Northampton, with trains taking from 1 hour.

> Northampton To Cambridge: Cambridge is about 60 miles by road from Northampton via the A14 and driving to the centre of Cambridge from Northampton normally takes under 1 hour 15 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Cambridge from Northampton, with trains taking around 2 hours.

> Northampton To Birmingham: Birmingham is about 54 miles by road from Northampton via the M1 and M6 and driving to the centre of Birmingham from Northampton normally takes under 1 hour 30 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Birmingham from Northampton, with trains taking from 1 hour.

Nearest Airports To Northampton, UK

The nearest airport to Northampton is Birmingham Airport (BHX) (under 50 miles). Other nearby airports include London Luton (LTN) (38 miles), East Midlands (EMA) (52 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) which is 66 miles from Northampton.


ESTATE AGENTS IN NORTHAMPTON, UK

Mailbox Estates

www.mailboxestates.co.uk

Kingswood Estate Agents

www.kingswoodsalesandlettings.co.uk

Michael Graham Estate Agents

www.michaelgraham.co.uk

Connell’s Estate Agents

www.connells.co.uk

Edward Knight Estate Agents

www.edwardknight.co.uk

Haart Estate Agents

www.haart.co.uk

Eagle Estate Agents

www.eagleestates.co.uk

SDP Estate Agents

https://sdprealestates.co.uk

Richard Greener Estate Agents

www.richardgreener.co.uk

Taylors Sales and Estate Agents

www.taylorsestateagents.co.uk

Winkworth Northampton Estate Agents

www.winkworth.co.uk

Jenkins Estate Agents

www.jenkinsestateagents.co.uk

Your Move Northampton Estate Agents

www.yourmove.co.uk

Harrison Murray Estate Agents

www.harrisonmurray.co.uk

Oscar James Estate Agents

www.oscar-james.com

Jackson Stops Estate Agents

www.jackson-stops.co.uk

James Anthony Estate Agents

www.jaea.co.uk

Richard Greener Estate Agents

www.richardgreener.co.uk

Giggs & Co Estate Agents

www.giggsandson.com

A & H Smith Estate Agents

www.aandhsmith.co.uk

Harrison Rose Property

www.harrisonroseproperty.com

Martin & Co Cambridge Estate Agents

www.martinco.com

Kavanagh Hayes Independent Estate Agents

www.kavanaghhayes.co.uk

William H Brown Estate Agents

www.williamhbrown.co.uk

Firmin & Co Estate Agents

www.firminandco.co.uk

Fitzjohn Estate Agents

www.fitzjohningle.co.uk

Southams Estate Agents

www.southams.com

Peter Michael Estate Agents

www.petermichael.co.uk

Leaders Estate Agents

www.leaders.co.uk

Hockeys Estate Agents

www.hockeys.co.uk

Woodford & Company Estate Agents

www.woodfordandco.com

Century 21 Estate Agents

www.century21uk.com

Fine & County Estate Agents

www.fineandcountry.com

Northwood Estate Agents

www.northwooduk.com

City & County Estate Agents

www.cityandcounty.net

Thomas Morris Estate Agents

www.thomasmorris.co.uk


REMOVALS IN NORTHAMPTON (DOMESTIC), UK

Ace Removals

www.aceremovalsnorthamptonshire.co.uk

Translink Removals

www.translinkremovals.co.uk

Northampton Transport

http://northamptontransport.co.uk

Abbott’s Removals

http://abbotts-removals.co.uk

Pickfords Removals

www.pickfords.co.uk

Ark Relocation Removals

www.arkrelocation.com

Goliath Self Storage

www.goliathselfstorage.co.uk

Alan Bosworth Clearing

www.clearancenorthampton.com

PMC Removals

www.removalstoragecompany.co.uk

Removals Northampton

www.removalsnorthampton.org.uk

Holdem Removals

www.holdemremovals.co.uk

BMB Removals

www.bmbremovals.co.uk

The Transporter Removals

www.removalsnorthampton.co.uk

Northampton Removals Pro

www.northamptonremovalspro.co.uk

JCR Removals

www.jamremovals.co.uk

J A M Removals

www.removalcompaniesonline.co.uk

CI Move

www.cimove.co.uk

Busy Bees Removals

www.busybees-removals.com

Meerkat Removals

www.meerkatremovals.com

Toms Vans

www.tomsvans.co.uk

BCT Transport Removals

www.bctdelivery.com

Greens Removals

www.greensremovals.co.uk

Express Removals

www.express-moving.co.uk

PB Removals & Storage Solutions

www.pbremovalsltd.com

Eco Removals

www.ecoremovers.co.ukl