Althorp Estate

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Althorp Estate


Childhood home of Diana, Princess of Wales.


Althorp Estate

About Althorp Estate

Althorp Estate is a historic country estate located in Northamptonshire. The 13,000-acre estate has been the ancestral home of the Spencer family for over 500 years. Althorp is most famous as the childhood home of Diana, Princess of Wales; the estate also features a memorial museum showcasing her life and humanitarian work. The grand Georgian mansion at Althorp was originally built in the 16th century, but underwent significant renovations in the 18th and 19th centuries.

It is now open to the public and visitors can tour its impressive art collection, antique furnishings, and historic interiors. In addition to its cultural and historical significance, Althorp Estate is a working agricultural estate and is home to a number of rare and endangered species of wildlife. Visitors can enjoy walks in the park, explore the walled garden, and take in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Visit the website by scanning the QR code below:

01604 770 006

How to get here

The Estate Office, The Stables, Althorp, Northamptonshire, NN7 4HQ

Green travel options:

Althorp is surrounded by beautiful countryside well-suited to cycling.

There is a walk and cycle trail which runs from the outskirts of Northampton to Market Harborough along the trackbed of a disused railway line and National Cycle route 6 which is close to Althorp.

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