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On the left bank of the River Nene in Northamptonshire, England is the market town of Oundle, which has a population of approximately 6000. Oundle is close (12 mi south-west) to the city of Peterborough and 69 miles north of London.
Famous for its Georgian streetscapes and impressive limestone buildings, Oundle is a super little historic market town with much to discover whether you are on the history trail, attending one of the many cultural events or want to enjoying active country pursuits. Oundle is perfect for the day visitor and equally those looking to stay a little longer and want to explore the surrounding Northamptonshire villages and countryside.
Oundle has a lovely range of niche, independent shops, coffee houses, pubs and eateries and of course the famous Public School. Encircled by the river Nene there are many beautiful walks and trails to explore. Historically Oundle, has been occupied continuously since the Iron Age. There was an extensive settlement at Ashton, in Roman times. The first written reference to Oundle can be found in eight century Saxon times, where the Venerable Bede writing states that Saint Wilfrid died ‘in his monastery in the region of Oundle’. This suggests that Oundle was already a place of some importance
- Oundle enjoys very strong transport links with the A1, A14 and A47 all within twenty minutes drive.
- The nearest mainline train stations are located at Peterborough, Wellingborough and Kettering and can each provide a door to door journey time to central London in as little as ninety minutes
- The majority of buildings in the centre of the town are listed and much of the town centre is a designated Conservation Area.
- Every Thursday and on the second Saturday of each month a regular market in the centre of Oundle takes place that has been in existence for over a thousand years
- Off the A605 (Oundle Bypass) is a modest industrial zone as well as a variety of shops and offices.