Councils in Corby
Set amongst ancient woodland in the heart of the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, Corby and the Borough’s nearby villages are home to delightful country parks and splendid stately homes. The town is centrally located with convenient rail and road links to A14, M1, and A1.
Corby has survived the economic rollercoaster of the past 20 years and emerged proud of its steel heritage and resiliency. Just 3 miles west of Corby, amongst 100 acres of rolling parkland, lies East Carlton Countryside Park and Heritage Centre. The Heritage Centre, housed in converted coach house and stables, features the history of Corby and the development of the iron and steel industry in the town. The park offers many country walks and also features a variety of craft workshops, state-of-the-art children’s inclusive play area and all-year-round café.
Close to the town centre, Corby’s boating lake offers day ticket fishing (voted best value fishing in the country by Angling Times) and is the venue for the spectacular free bonfire and firework display which attracts around 25,000 people each year.
Corby’s 18-hole golf course - Priors Hall Golf Club - with practice greens, driving nets, professional tuition and a fully stocked golf shop is just four miles from the town centre.
Rockingham Castle (www.rockinghamcastle.com), Kirby Hall (www.english-heritage.org.uk) and Rockingham Motor Speedway (www.rockingham.co.uk) are all within the Corby Borough and just minutes away from the town centre.
The Borough offers a selection of heritage attractions and leisure activities to suit every age and interest. For overnight stays, a wide range of accommodation is available to suit every taste.
More Councils nearby
Kettering Borough Council (6.30 miles)
Harborough District Council (9.25 miles)
East Northamptonshire Council (9.46 miles)
Wellingborough Borough Council (12.90 miles)
Oadby and Wigston Borough Council (18.49 miles)
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