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 open seven days a week from 10am until 5pm.
December 30th, 2020. Sadly due to Government Tier 4 restrictions, Heart of the Shires is closed until further notice. Please continue to support our independent retailers via their individual online presence. Thank you.
Shopping Heaven From 1867
Set around a Victorian courtyard, The Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a selection of individual shops with character. From kitchenware to antiques and collectibles, clothing, tasty treats, gifts, watches, home furnishing and gardenware. Complete with a photographic studio too 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!
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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.