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

The Queen’s Royal birthday picnic

There is a long tradition in our country of celebrating Royal jubilees, weddings, coronations and birthdays. This year marks the 90th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen. To join in with the national celebrations of our country’s longest serving and well-loved monarch,... read more

Jazz band return to perform on bank holiday weekend

Heart of the Shires are pleased to announce that Syncopated Jazz, the popular jazz quartet, will be returning to perform at our Northamptonshire shopping village on spring bank holiday Monday. The Jazz band recently joined us for our Easter Sunday celebrations and... read more

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

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