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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 NorthamptonShopping 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

“Was here for 1st time today. Utterly in love!!! I got some beautiful things for my house, trinket boxes for my daughter and the restaurant was terrific. All the shopkeepers were friendly and so helpful. Will definitely be back. Thank you.” Laura Grinter (via Facebook)

Read more testimonials HERE

The Latest News From Heart of the Shires

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Flutterbyes Hair specialises in all aspects of hairdressing with their aim to make you feel and look glamorous in the Read more
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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.