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About Harrington Aviation Museum

The Carpetbagger Aviation Museum was formed in 1993 for the 50th Anniversary reunion of the USAAF's 801st / 492nd Bomb Group. Displays and exhibits within the museum depict the history of the airfield and vividly show the work carried out by the 801st / 492nd Bomb Group, especially during Operation Carpetbagger, and their secret missions to deliver agents and supplies to resistance groups in Occupied Europe during the Second World War.

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Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens

3.2km from Harrington Aviation Museum

Lamport Hall

Lamport Hall

4.57km from Harrington Aviation Museum

A beautiful eighteenth century house with a park and nineteenth-century garden, on the site of a seventeenth-century house and garden. There is an 'Italian garden', made by Sir Charles Isham, with a large rockery. The Hall contains an outstanding collection of books paintings and furniture. The building includes The High Room with a magnificent ceiling by William Smith.

Brampton Valley Way

Brampton Valley Way

5.32km from Harrington Aviation Museum

The Brampton Valley Way is a 14-mile rail-trail built on the way of the former Northampton to Market Harborough Railway in Northamptonshire. There are 14 miles of the park to explore, with woodland spinneys, traditional hedgerows, and ancient meadows throughout. One of the beautiful trekking destinations and also you can spend a nice time in the middle of nature.

West Lodge Farm Park

West Lodge Farm Park

7.32km from Harrington Aviation Museum

West Lodge Farm is an award-winning farm park where children and adults of all ages can have hands-on experiences of farm and country life. There are so many opportunities to explore the whole farm; the livestock, the walks and nature trails, the fields, the streams, and the machinery. There is also a wide range of themed events throughout the year.

West Lodge Rural Centre

West Lodge Rural Centre

7.32km from Harrington Aviation Museum

West Lodge Rural Centre is a petting farm with children's activities near Desborough in Northamptonshire. The cuddle corner is home to the farm’s cute and fluffies where a daily programme helps visitors get as close as possible. Over in the demonstration barn watch and learn about the jobs that take place on a working farm such as sheep shearing and lambing, you can also pick up some freshly laid eggs from the hen and poultry.

Rushton Triangular Lodge

Rushton Triangular Lodge

7.44km from Harrington Aviation Museum

This delightful triangular building was designed by Sir Thomas Tresham (father of one of the Gunpowder Plotters) and constructed between 1593 and 1597. It is a testament to Tresham’s Roman Catholicism. Not only is the Lodge three-sided, but each side is divided into three. Tresham revered the number three, representing the Holy Trinity, which is evident in the layout of the Lodge. Comprised of three floors, including the basement, three sides each 33 feet long, and three windows on each side fo

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