New homes in Burton Latimer
Located in Northamptonshire, Burton Latimer provides country living, while still having great transport links to the surrounding areas.
With a rich heritage in the quarrying, textile and footwear industries alongside lovely open spaces, buying a new home in Burton Latimer is a great choice.
Things to see and do
Burton Latimer offers a selection of amenities right on your doorstep. Shops, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs ensure all the basics are covered in this scenic spot.
Family fun is on offer at Wicksteed Park. Set in 150 acres of parkland it features children’s rides, a play factory, crazy golf and an Australian themed aviary named Woolloomooloo.
If that sounds too energetic, you can enjoy lakeside walks where shingle beaches, pontoons, nature spots an arboretum and even a natural play zone are featured.
Located six miles away in the Nene Valley is Stanwick Lakes. Nature lovers, walkers and cyclists will be in their element, while children will enjoy the extensive play areas. The visitor centre also offers a range of activities for rainy days.
Boughton House in Kettering is just a few miles away, where you can visit a stately house and its landscaped gardens. It also features woodlands and a country park where tranquil walks can be enjoyed amid plants and flowers.
Inside the house, you’ll find a collection of tapestries, art and porcelain, along with famous paintings such as the Adoration of the Shepherds by El Greco and Breaking Cover by John Wootton.
History buffs will enjoy visiting Kettering Museum and Art Gallery. Temporary and permanent exhibitions offer plenty to see, and cover the history of the area through archaeology, natural history and geology. The work of local artists is displayed in the Alfred East Gallery, along with the works of T.C Totch and Sir Alfred East.
Burton Latimer’s location makes it convenient for visiting the surrounding areas as well as travelling further afield. Whether arriving by air, road or rail, you’ll find it easy to get around.
Burton Latimer is easy to reach by road; located just south of the junction of the A6 and A14.
Wellingborough Railway Station is conveniently located for Burton Latimer and located just 5.8 miles away. London St Pancras can be reached from here in 53 minutes, Birmingham in one hour and 35 minutes and Manchester in two hours 43.
The closest airport to Northamptonshire is London Heathrow and can be reached from Burton Latimer in one hour and 38 minutes by road.
This large airport offers a huge selection of flights both domestic and right across the globe.