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Heart of the Shires
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independent shopping northamptonshire
independent shopping northamptonshire
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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

“Set in the country side, loved the quirky shops, friendly and warming. The coffee shop that provides excellent food and drinks, I was sat outside in the summer in the back and I loved the outside atmosphere. Once again friendly staff. Highly recommend going to visit.” Diana Ritchie (via Facebook)

Read more testimonials HERE

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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.