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Althorp

Castles & Country Houses, Event, Film & Wedding Hire, Gardens & Parks, Private Collections
Althorp is the family home of the Spencer family for over 500 years. Presently owned by Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer and brother of the late Princess of Wales, the 5,300 ha (13,000 acres) estate is an important tourist attraction.

The House contains an extensive art collection, with period furniture, paintings, silver, porcelain and other objets d'art. Diana, Princess of Wales was interred on a small island in the middle of the ornamental Round Oval Lake.

The groungs include a serpentine park (c1786 by Brown and Henry Holland) and a Victorian garden.

The House and grounds are open in July and August. Althorp is also well known for its yearly Literary Festival and Food & Drink Festival. 

Althorp is also a venue for film & photo shooting, field sports, cultural, corporate and private events, such as concerts, receptions, weddings...

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Althorp

Althorp House
Northhampton
Northhamptonshire
NN7 4HQ
United Kingdom