Days Out in the Nene Valley #1 Heritage: Fotheringhay & Oundle
With so much to see, do, eat and visit, its almost impossible to take in all of the Nene Valley in one visit. With that in mind, we have created this series of downloadable itineraries for visitors to help plan their trip.
Spend the morning in Fotheringhay
One village has played a key role in English history being both the birthplace of Richard III and the final destination of Mary Queen of Scots. Learn more about the village’s unique place in English history with a visit to St. Mary and All Saints Church and the castle mound.
About St. Mary and All Saints
Open all year. This famous Perpendicular style church is a small part of a once great Collegiate foundation dating from 1411. Striking features include the octagonal lantern tower, the two storey north porch and the pinnacles and flying buttresses along the length of the nave.
With a wealth of highly rated pubs, restaurants and tea shops not to mention award-winning food producers and delis, the Nene Valley’s reputation as a food-lover’s heaven is well deserved.
After a walk around Fotheringhay and Woodnewton, there are a number of options for adventurers looking for a delicious lunch including The Falcon in Fotheringhay, The Queens Head in Nassington or the Tap & Kitchen in Oundle (pictured)
After a long day exploring the history of the Nene Valley, weary travellers can look forward to some of the finest accommodation around. Popular local establishments include The Talbot Hotel in Oundle and Castle Farm Guest House in Fotheringhay