English Cottage

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  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 2

Type: Cottage

English Cottage

Charming three hundred year old cottage in quaint market town of Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. Large bedroom with queen size bed up with kitchen and bath and livingroom down. Private fenced garden and patio area. Near church, bakery, coop shop and across from Chichele College and Gardens. Includes bedding, towels, dishes. Maximum two persons. No smoking or pets permitted.

About the owner

Judith H.

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English Cottage
Higham Ferrers, Heart of England, England

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Located in the heart of the conservation area of small market town Higham Ferrers in beautiful Northamptonshire. Across the street from wonderful Chichele College with its medieval gardens. On direct bus route to Bedford, with train to London in 40 mins. and connection to Cambridge, Oxford and other buses. Buses to Northampton, Wellingborough and Kettering. Train station at Wellingborough is 10 mins. by car, with 50 min train service to London.

Nearby is St. Mary the Virgin Church and the Chancery Chapel and birthplace of Henry Chichele, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Higham Ferrers is a lovely place to stay while touring the UK, situated as it is in the heart of England, close to routes leading like the spokes of a wheel, in all directions. To the east is Norfolk with its wonderful beaches and Cambridge's colleges; to the west is Oxford and Northampton. One hour south is London, with all its sights to see, and to the north, it is an easy drive to beautiful Stamford, then on up to the Lake District or Scotland. Also nearby is Althorpe House, the seat of the Spencers and resting place of Lady Diana.

Close by to the cottage are all the amenities you will need, including Beans, a wonderful cafe a few doors down, the lovely shops and lawyer's offices of the Market Square, a bakery with eccles cakes to die for, a local co-op grocery, and five great english pubs within two blocks. The fish and chip shop in Higham Ferrers has the best f & c I have tasted in the UK and we also boast fine eating our Indian Restaurant and at the Griffin pub.

More About This Location

Rural retreats

Getting There

Nearest airport: Heathrow
Nearest ferry port: Southampton
Nearest train station: Wellingborough
Car is not necessary



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