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
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!


“Visited all the way from Aberdeenshire. Really enjoyed my visit. Picked up a few things for Xmas. Very impressed with the friendly staff in all the shops.” Glynis Lumsden (via Facebook)

Read more testimonials HERE

The Latest News From Heart of the Shires

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Osborne and Little
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Helena is a makeup artist and beauty therapist with more than 17 years experience. Helena offers wedding makeup and a Read more
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House of Carillon are pleased to be showing the new collections from Dolcezza (L) & Betty Barclay (R) at the Spring fashion shows, at Heart Read more
Omega Seamaster
The OMEGA Seamaster has long been the watch of choice for underwater explorers and undercover spies! The Watch Boutique, here Read more
Armonia bridal
We are in love... In love with Armonia at Bridal par Helene, here at Heart of the Shires, so many Read more
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The Take Flight women's collection from Ted Baker is a unique looking set of suitcases that bring a luxury feel 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.