Hello from our team at The Star
Steve and Niki would like to welcome you to The Star. A traditional family run Inn, dating back over 300 years. The Star is a beautiful country Pub/Restaurant/B&B, with open fires, and boasts a wonderfully large beer garden.
The Star has its own Aunt Sally Team. A traditional game played in pubs, by throwing timber batons at a wooden skittle (known as a doll or dolly).
We are in close proximity to many lovely places such as:
A Tudor and Georgian house built by direct ancestors of George Washington. The Manor provides tours, a museum, Tea Room and gift shop, as well as gardens.
For more information click here https://www.sulgravemanor.org.uk/
Silverstone Formula One - The Race Track
The Star is located only 7 miles from Silverstone. The home of British Motor Racing. Silverstone holds the British Grand Prix in July, as well as many other motoring events. We are ideally situated for B&B accommodation for these events.
Brackley Market Town
Why not take a stroll around this little town, during your stay? Brackley hosts a variety of independent shops, as well as a lovely park.
Established in 1995. Catanger Llamas is in the heart of Northamptonshire countryside, often referred to as the county of ‘squires and spires’. Idyllic villages and beautiful countryside, unspoilt and blissfully quiet.
To see more click here http://www.llamatrekking.co.uk/
Canons Ashby House
A tranquil Tudor House, set in rare terraced gardens, with the ancient Dryden Family at its heart. Built by the Drydens using the remains of a medieval priory, the house and gardens have survived largely unaltered, since 1710.
Home to more than 130 fashion and lifestyle boutiques, as well as many designer brand names. Each offering savings of up to 60%.
Woodland Walks with an abundance of wildlife
Farthing Wood – The Wood White Butterfly recovery project, is encouraging this endangered butterfly
Bucknell Wood – Large mammals include Red & Roe Deer, Muntjacs. Along with foxes and Badgers. Birds include Buzzards, Red Kite and Blue Tits
Whistley Wood – Fallow and Roe Deer, Muntjacs, along with Foxes, Badgers and Rabbits. Birds include Buzzards, Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers and Blue Tits. Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Nightingale, have also been spotted.
Plumpton Wood – Hosting a lovely variety of wild flowers, supporting populations of butterflies and invertebrates.
Salcey Forest – Ancient woodland. Start at the Forest Café where there is also a natural wood play area. Tree Top Walk with an 18 meter viewing platform.
Around 17 miles of the London to Birmingham Grand Union Canal flows through the district.
Architecturally Appealing – Few of the many examples
Aynhoe Park, Aynho – Grade 1 listed 17th century Palladian Mansion, built in 1615
Castle Ashby – The house was built in 1574, to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth I
Edgcote Hall – This featured as Netherfield House in the production of Pride & Prejudice
Hunt House, Paulerspury – Grade II listed, built around 1840