There's a fantastic range of clothing and accessories at House of Carillon this December...



A relaxed shopping environment – avoid the city centre rush

Free parking and wifi for all our customers


Individual shops with real character in a unique Victorian setting

The perfect place to catch up with friends to shop and eat

Welcome to Heart of the Shires

The Heart of the Shires is a Northamptonshire shopping village that offers shopping without the stress. Open seven days a week from 10am until 5pm. If you are looking for a relaxed shopping environment in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside then the Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a wide range of shops for you to choose from. Set around a Victorian courtyard, The Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a selection of individual shops with character. From kitchenware to bridal couture, the Heart of the Shires contains a range of elegant gift solutions as well as a popular restaurant with tea room.

What to expect

  • Free parking for all
  • Free Wi-Fi for all our customers
  • A relaxed shopping environment
  • A warm welcome
  • Avoid the city centre crush
  • Opening Times – 10.00am to 5.00pm daily
  • Unique Victorian Setting
  • Individual shops with real character
  • Discover items not available on the high street
  • Countryside location – just off the A5

Latest News

Heart of the Shires Christmas gift guide

We are now at the time of year when many thoughts are directed towards the special gifts that we are going to get for our loved ones. With so many unique gift options available at our shopping village, we thought that we’d create a list of the top gifts available here...

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Christmas events at Heart of the Shires

As many of our visitors are aware, we like to create a special Christmassy atmosphere at our shopping village throughout December. After all, many of the people that come through our gates during the month are doing their Christmas shopping. Here are some of the...

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Our new hair salon is a cut above the rest

To add to the health and beauty options already available at our Northampton shopping village, we are welcoming a specialist hair salon in December - just in time for the Christmas trim. Hair Salon Northamptonshire Flutterbyes Hair Salon specialise in all aspects of...

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Day 9

Day 9

For day 9 of our advent calendar, we are happy to have an exciting new perk from Abraxas Cookshop for all of their lovely loyal customers. Spend over £50.00 in store and receive a free discount loyalty card which entitles you to 10% off for a whole year! And it’s...

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Some of our shops

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