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Althorp, Northampton, NN7 4HQ

Approximate Driving Times
York - 2.5 hours
Stratford-Upon-Avon - 1 hour
Cambridge - 1 hour
Oxford - 1 hour
London - 1.5 hours
Birmingham - 40 mins

From the South

Althorp is clearly signed as you approach Northampton from Junction 16 of the M1

From the North

Althorp can be approached from Junction 18 of the M1. Take the first left at the roundabout and follow signs to Northampton.

From the West

Althorp is signed from junction 1 of the A14 (west bound only). Follow A5199 to Chapel Brampton and turn off to Althorp.

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If using a satnav, please use the postcode, NN7 4HQ.

By Coach

Many coach companies bring group visits to Althorp, to find out if a tour provider is visiting from your region please call 01604 770107 and speak to the group visits team.

By Bus

National Express Coaches run a service to Northampton Bus Station from many locations throughout the UK. For details of this service please see

By Train

The National Rail service provides trains to Northampton Train Station from throughout the UK. A regular service is offered from London Euston to Northampton and Birmingham International to Northampton. Please see for more details. Upon arrival at Northampton Train Station visitors can either tender a taxi to Althorp for the cost of around £15.00 - £20.00 or alternatively there is a public bus service run by Stage Coach. Bus service number 96 runs daily between Monday and Friday, the bus can be met from the main road outside the Train Station. Please note that there is a 20 minute walk from the bus stop to Althorp, which may not be suitable for all visitors. Please ask the driver to be dropped off at Althorp and use the interactive gate panel to announce your arrival at Althorp.  For further information and a timetable please visit, or telephone Northamptonshire Stage Coach on 01604 662286.

By Bicycle

Althorp is surrounded by beautiful countryside well suited to cycling. Althorp welcomes visitors who choose to travel by bicycle, however, we advise visitors to check with the relevant local councils for safe cycle networks before starting your journey. Please be advised bicycles can be left in the visitor car park at the owners risk, Althorp cannot accept any responsibility for the security of bicycles left in the car park. Please note no direct facility is provided for bike locks, however, some fencing is suitable for this purpose. If you have any questions please contact Althorp on 01604 770107.

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