Free parking and wifi for all our customers

Individual shops with real character in a unique Victorian setting

A relaxed shopping environment – avoid the city centre crush

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

Roald Dahl collector prints

To celebrate the one hundredth birthday of Roald Dahl, The Rose Gallery have a number of brand new collector’s edition prints by Sir Quentin Blake. While stocks last on the prints, the fine art gallery are offering a free Roald Dahl book with every purchase from the... read more

Local brass band to perform on our bandstand

Heart of the Shires are pleased to announce that Towcester Studio Band will be performing on our shopping village’s bandstand on the 1st May. The local brass band have a cluster of key dates coming up so we are delighted to have the band play for us on this bank... read more

House of Carillon sale

House of Carillon, the designer fashion boutique for women, have a special sale on in-store! As an introduction offer, the new owners have provided a dedicated sale area in the store with many items at least 50% off. Within the sale there is also at least 30% off... read more

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