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County - Buckinghamshire | Map
Tel code: 01327 | code search
Postcode: NN12 | code search
Population: 2000
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Silverstone is a medium sized village in Northamptonshire, England. It lies roughly in the middle between Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury, and has a population of about 2,000. In the Middle Ages trade was primarily in timber from the surrounding Whittlewood forest, through the use of coppicing. Linnell Brothers still operate a woodyard there to this day. Fishponds to the north side fed the villagers and the village is listed in the Doomsday Book. A good run of court rolls survive for Silverstone among the archives preserved in Northamptonshire Record Office. There are two public houses serving good food, The Royal Oak and the White Horse. The village also has a Post Office and a general store selling most things. There are several guesthouses within the village, Whittlebury Hall, a 4 star hotel and conference centre in neighbouring Whittlebury and other accommodation in nearby Brackley. About half a mile to the south of the village is the world famous Silverstone motor racing circuit. The circuit is on the site of RAF Silverstone and is often dubbed the home of British Grand Prix, having held its first GP in 1948 and still hosting today.

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Premier Inn Silverstone (1.27 miles)

Located on the A43 between Towcester and Brackley, close to the M1 and M40. Local attractions include Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone Golf and Country Club and Whittlebury Hall. For shops and local amenities Towcester town centre ... More | visit website
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Whittlebury Hall (1.45 miles)

Whittlebury Hall

Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa is set in rural Northamptonshire and is a favourite of the Formula 1 teams at British Grand Prix times.  It has 212 spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.  There is a ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Towcester Silverstone (2.82 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Saracens Head Hotel (3.20 miles)

Saracens Head Hotel

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Dating back over 400 years, the Saracens Head featured in the Charles Dickens novel, ‘The Pickwick Papers’. It now mixes history, homely comforts and modern luxury.

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Vine House Hotel & Restaurant (3.37 miles)

Vine House Hotel & Restaurant

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Undoubtedly the best place to eat and stay in rural Northamptonshire - if you are seeking a warm welcome, splendid food in an historic setting with charm and style combined. ... More

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The Old Post Cottage (3.67 miles)

The Old Post Cottage

The Old Post Cottage, offers you a warm welcome in a peaceful conservation village near Silverstone race circuit on the borders of Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire within easy access to the M1 and M40.Previously a Victorian ... More | visit website

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Astwell Mill (3.72 miles)

Astwell Mill
Astwell Mill gives you a warm and relaxed welcome, ideal for the holiday maker and for the business traveler. The Mill is set in 37 acres of peaceful rolling countryside and includes a small spinney ... More
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Sun Inn (4.75 miles)

Sun Inn

Under new managemant, serving fine real ales and great value home cooked food prepared by the resident chef, The Sun Inn is a traditional English pub with a warm, friendly atmosphere. With Rooms at the Inn, ... More | visit website

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Furtho Manor Farm (6.50 miles)

Furtho Manor Farm

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Robin and Linda Welton offer you a warm welcome to their attractive farmhouse situated in the middle of their mixed working farm. Free Wireless Broadband is available in all bedrooms. ... More

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The White Hart Hotel (6.60 miles)

The White Hart Hotel

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SUPERB NEWLY REFURBISHED ROOMS - completed October 2009! The White Hart, located off the market square within the historical town of Buckingham, was built as a coaching inn during the ... More

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