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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.

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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

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like nom nom. Mmmmmmm mmmmm. Nom nom nom. Mmmm. ….Christmas The Sweet Shop at Read more
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It’s a Gift - 10% Off Gift Vouchers at Helena Bailey Makeup & Beauty now! Read more
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Join the FREE Frozen Fun as our Special Guests - Elsa & Anna - will be singing LIVE in our Read more
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Whilst we all grab a coffee, why not have moment to think about the perfect present this Christmas? We know Read more
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Thank you everyone for taking the time to write (and visit us too!) Here’s the latest. “First visit to Heart Read more
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Sooooo exciting. It’s The Great British Bake Off final - tonight! We cannot wait. All you bakers, I’m sure, will Read more
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With the temperatures dropping two Scandinavian brands, Frandsen & Normann, are now available at House of Carillon, here at Heart Read more
Heart of the shires
Join the FREE Frozen Fun as our Special Guests - Elsa & Anna - will be singing LIVE in our Read more
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas - at Margo and Evie. Delightful decs and gorgeous gifts available now. Read more
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Why not share your Christmas this year at Heart of the Shires with our independent retailers offering unique gifts at 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.