Welcome to Heart of the Shires
The 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.
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!
“This is an absolute find for lovely little quirky things and other crafty gift shops. I had a lovely time just mooching around. Lovely coffee shop. Altogether a lovely Sunday morning spent.” Jan Bates (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
How To Find Us
Click on the pictures below for more details on our individual retailers.