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About Wakerley Woods

Wakerley is a linear village and civil parish in the county of Northamptonshire, England. Forming part of North Northamptonshire, Wakerley is close to, and south of, the River Welland that forms the boundary with Rutland; its nearest neighbour, Barrowden, is in that county and accessible by a footbridge. Wakerley is in the area of Rockingham Forest and Wakerley Great Wood is one of the forest's largest remnants. The population of the village is included in the civil parish of Duddington with Fin

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Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood

1.7km from Wakerley Woods

Fineshade Wood is a large wooded area in the county of Northamptonshire in the English East Midlands region. The wood is managed by the Forestry England and is part of the former royal hunting forest of Rockingham Forest. Part of the wood is publicly owned and part leased by Forestry England. The site has a caravan and motorhome park which is open from Easter to October.

Blatherwycke Lake

Blatherwycke Lake

2.67km from Wakerley Woods

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Rutland. It was surrounded by greenish woods and also It was a paradise for birds and also so many other creatures. It was one of the iconic location for a small picnic.

Welland Valley Viaduct

Welland Valley Viaduct

4.95km from Wakerley Woods

Welland Viaduct crosses the valley of the River Welland between Harringworth in Northamptonshire and Seaton in Rutland. Over one kilometre long, completed in 1878 and with 82 arches, the bridge is the longest masonry viaduct across a valley in Britain. The line is generally used by freight trains and steam specials.

St Mary’s Church

St Mary’s Church

6.01km from Wakerley Woods

St Mary's Church is a lovely 13th-century building in a cobbled square at the junction of St Mary's Street and St Mary's Hill in the historic town centre of Stamford. One of the glories of St Mary's is the 14th century Corpus Christi Chapel. It is the earliest part of the church and has connections with an educational foundation that later became Stamford School. The ceiling is one of the very few decorated medieval wagon vaults to survive in the East Midlands, although many can still be found i

Deene Park

Deene Park

6.04km from Wakerley Woods

Deene Park is a Tudor and Georgian mansion nestled in the gently rolling Northamptonshire countryside and has been the home of the Brudenell family since 1514. The most striking feature of the gardens at Deene Park is the box hedge parterre designed by David Hicks. The planting consists of clipped lavender, Geraniums, Salvias, Iris, Nepeta, and spring bulbs including Hyacinths & Tulips. As well as flora, there is a diversity of wildlife ranging from Red Kites, to Kingfisher, black swans and litt

Apethorpe Palace

Apethorpe Palace

6.76km from Wakerley Woods

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Northamptonshire

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Northamptonshire, archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England. In 2015, it had a population of 723,000. The county is administered by two unitary authorities: North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire. It is known as "The Rose of the Shires".

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