The Kings Arms

“Attractive village pub with wildlife-loving garden” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

FARTHINGSTONE, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

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Our View

Tucked away in perfect walking country, this stone-built 300-year-old free house is close to Canons Ashby, run by the National Trust. The pub’s quirky garden is full of interesting recycled items, decorative trees and shrubs, and secluded corners.

The Kings Arms
Main Street, FARTHINGSTONE, NN12 8EZ
Phone : 01327 361604

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
  • Sports TV
Opening Times
  • Open all year

About The area

Discover Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is a mainly rural county of gentle beauty, with farmland, forest and great country estates. Rivers, canals and meadows are all part of the tranquil scene, providing a haven for wildlife. 

This is a great area for walking, touring and exploring villages of stone and thatch. There are also some impressive Saxon churches at Brixworth and Earls Barton. Northampton is the county town, and along with Kettering, has long been associated with the production of footwear. Kettering was the second largest town until it was overtaken by the rapid development of Corby as a major centre of the steel industry.

Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park is set in Northamptonshire, although it seems that Austen never actually visited the county. Other famous connections include the poet John Dryden (1631-1700) who was born in the tiny village of Aldwincle; King Richard III (1452-1485) born at Fotheringhay Castle; and American revolutionaries George Washington (1732-1799), whose family came from Sulgrave Manor, and Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) whose father was born in another tiny Northamptonshire village called Ecton.

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