Hartwell is a pleasant country village with a shop and a pub. It is surrounded by fields with many rural footpaths. Ashton House is a ten minute walk from the ancient Salcey Forest with its famous tree top walk and Forest Café. We are only 3 miles from the M1 (Junction 15). Northampton 8 miles, Milton Keynes (a major regional shopping destination) 10 miles - both towns have frequent, fast trains to London, Birmingham and the NEC. Oxford is 40 miles by road. Cambridge 53 miles.

The area has many attractions for visitors.

Theatres - Royal and Derngate theatres, Northampton, Milton Keynes Theatre, Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Stables at Wavendon.

See more on the Visit Northamptonshire & Destination Milton Keynes websites.