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Althorp, Northampton

Althorp

Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN7 4HQ
Tel: +44(0)1604 770107
Fax: +44(01604 770042
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THE BIRTHPLACE OF DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES

The history of Althorp is the history of a family. The Spencers have lived and died here for nearly five centuries and twenty generations.

Since the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, Althorp has become known across the world, but before that tragic event, connoisseurs had heard of this most classic of English stately homes on account of the magnificence of its contents and the beauty of its setting.

Next to the mansion at Althorp lies the honey-coloured Stable Block, a truly breathtaking building that at one time accommodated up to 100 horses and 40 grooms. The stables are now the setting for the exhibition celebrating the life of Diana, Princess of Wales and honouring her memory after her death. The freshness and modernity of the facilities are a unique tribute to a woman who captivated the world in her all-too-brief existence.

All visitors are invited to view the House, Exhibition and Grounds as well as the island in the Round Oval where Diana, Princess of Wales is laid to rest.

Althorp, Northampton

With Disabled Access: Yes

Facilities
Historic House
Gardens
Tea Room
Picnic Area
Car Park
Private Group Tours

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