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Heart of the Shires
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independent shopping northamptonshire
independent shopping northamptonshire
heart of the shires northamptonshire
heart of the shires northamptonshire
Heart of the Shires
Heart of the Shires
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Welcome to Heart of the Shires

Heart of the Shires is a shopping village outlet on the Northamptonshire/Warwickshire border that offers individual, independent retailers with real character and shopping without the stress. We are now open seven days a week from 10am until 5pm.

Heart of the Shires
Shopping Heaven From 1867

Set around a Victorian courtyard, Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a selection of individual shops with character. From kitchenware to antiques, art and collectibles, clothing, tasty treats, gifts, watches, home furnishing and gardenware. Complete with a photographic studio there really is something for everyone at Heart of the Shires for elegant gift solutions as well as Darlington’s, our popular licensed restaurant and tea room.

There’s also plenty to pamper yourself including a hairdressers too!

Testimonial

“My friends and I regularly visit to buy that little something special or unusual. Everything is of lovely quality but there is also bargains to be had. Lunch at the on site tearooms is also a must. A lovely way to spend an afternoon.” Julie Hemmings (via Facebook)

Read more testimonials HERE

The Latest News From Heart of the Shires

marble scotland ladies wear
The stunning new Navy, White and Lime collection from Marble is now in stock at House of Carillon, here at Read more
northamptonshire hair salon
We love a transformation before and after... and here’s another superb example from Flutterbyes Hair, here at Heart of the Read more
City Serenity Nigel Cooke
Another lovely piece by Nigel Cooke, this time it’s all to do with London. Using mixed media, artist Nigel has Read more
Heart of the Shires
Heart of the Shires Shopping Village is set around a 150 year old Victorian courtyard and offers individual, independent retailers Read more
pre-loved designer watches
This trio of terrific timepieces are available now at The Watch Boutique here at Heart of the Shires. Breitling, Rolex Read more
baby photographer
Sooooooo cute! Lightdraw, based here at Heart of the Shires, with their own bespoke photographic studio, say “We highly recommend Read more
flip flops
New in at Dressage and Country Clothing! These colourful light flip flops by Les Mauricettes. Ultra-light soft linen insole, a Read more
Armonia bridal
We are in love... In love with Armonia at Bridal par Helene, here at Heart of the Shires, so many Read more
yoshi leather bag
We are Shakespeare in Love with this new stunning handmade leather handbag from Yoshi, at Bags with Class, here at Read more
Emma Bridgewater platinum jubilee
Georgie baked these amazing scones, at Abraxas and they couldn’t resist a right royal photoshoot with the Emma Bridgewater Strawberries Read more

What to Expect


A warm welcome
Unique Victorian setting
Individual shops with real character

Free parking for all
A relaxed shopping environment
Items not available on the high street

Free Wi-Fi for all our customers
Avoid the city centre crush
Countryside location

How To Find Us

We are located just off the A5 between Whilton and Weedon. Click HERE for a map and directions.
Please click HERE for disabled access.

Our Retailers

Click on the pictures below for more details on our individual retailers.