The well-connected town of Northampton is a relaxing spot for a last minute break. Not only is this town surrounded by lush countryside but it is also dotted with numerous parks; ideal for a picnic on a sunny day. Northampton has a rich history to appreciate as you stroll around town. Take in England’s largest open air market and Church Restaurant, once a chapel and now an excellent eatery. The theatre here is top-class too, take a look a what is showing at the Royal Theatre before you go and you might be able to catch a show. From the cultural offerings to a relaxing atmosphere, Northampton is ideal for a spontaneous getaway.