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.*

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Heart of the Shires Shopping Village is set around a 150 year old Victorian courtyard and offers individual, independent retailers with real character and charm.

At Heart of the Shires you will discover a wide range of shops offering fine quality products and top designer brand names from clothing to antiques and collectibles, jewellery, foods and treats, garden and homeware. That’s not all. Health and beauty is catered for with three beauty rooms including an on site hairdresser.
Abraxas flagship cookstore** is a fabulous award-winning kitchen shop with a superb Emma Bridgewater room – and so much more!  The line up is complete with an amazing, popular licensed restaurant The 1867.

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* Please check with individual retailers for opening and closing times before travelling to avoid disappointment. Some retailers are appointment based. We are open all year around except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday.
*** Abraxas flagship store can be found at Heart of the Shires, plus additional cookshops in Northampton, Rugby and Banbury.

 
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What to Expect


A warm welcome
Unique Victorian setting
Individual shops with real character
A great day out

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

Avoid the city centre crush
Countryside location
Dogs welcome
24/7 publicly accessible defibrillator

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.

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Our Retailers

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