independent shopping northamptonshire
heart of the shires northamptonshire
Heart of the Shires
independent shopping northamptonshire
independent shopping northamptonshire
heart of the shires northamptonshire
heart of the shires northamptonshire
Heart of the Shires
Heart of the Shires

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!


“A very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours...wandering around the village style square, shops & also a lovely place to have lunch or tea & cake!” Karen Bruce (via Facebook)

Read more testimonials HERE

The Latest News From Heart of the Shires

Peruzzi Northamptonshire
House of Carillon say ciao to the brand new arrivals from Peruzzi. The Peruzzi collections are sophisticated with refined attention to detail, Read more
heart of the shires fudge
Are you Clotted Cream Fudge? Chocolate Fudge Crunch? Vanilla Fudge? Banoffee Fudge? Rum and Raisin Fudge? Chocolate Brownie Fudge? Liquorice Read more
the rustic design shed flore
Margo & Evie welcome The Rustic Design Shed, to their family of independent artists, creators and innovators here at Heart Read more
Food for Thought
We love the look of Food for Thought. It’s such a welcoming entrance, isn’t it? The fabulous foods within, we Read more
What a peaceful little spot to have some quiet time, next to this decorative embroidered curtain from the new collection Read more
Katie Loxton bag
Turn heads this season with the new stylish yet versatile Katie Loxton shoulder bag in Taupe and Black, from Bags Read more
We are loving the look of the new Emma Bridgewater, English Earthenware, Rainbow Toast Wild & Wonderful Days mug, available now Read more
Heart of the Shires
A super Saturday and Sunday - and, hot of the press, reviews from this weekend. Thank you everyone for taking Read more
heart of the shires garden room
Part of the Abraxas business, The Garden Room at Heart of the Shires Shopping Village, is a rustic and charming Read more
MUA Northamptonshire
Featured retailer: Helena Bailey Makeup & Beauty. Helena is a makeup artist and beauty therapist with more than 17 years 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.