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Tour 1: City Centre factory shops

(and Joseph Cheaney factory shop on the way back to my premises as an option)

Click on each factory shop to see a detailed profile on its own page together with my High Definition video of the stock and my own videos showing how to get there, nearby attractions options, where to park etc. Scroll further down the page to see Tour 2. The Outliers.

For Tour 1. Come in on the M1. Turn off at junction 16 on to the A4500 signposted Northampton.

  • 1. Church shoes (aka Church’s shoes aka Churches)>
  • Options: Visit 78 Derngate and/or Charles Rennie Mackintosh House and/or Victorian Guidhall and/or Northampton Museum on the way to Edward Green. (Or carry straight on to Edward Green)l
  • 2. Edward Green
  • 3. Jeffrey West
  • 4. Trickers
  • 5. Crocket and Jones (open Friday afternoon and Saturday morning only)
  • 6. John Lobb
  • Option: Visit Abington Park Museum 1 mile from John Lobb. Small, quaint, quirky museum in 500 year old manor house in a beautiful park with a lake. Northamptonshire regiment, history of leather design, local history and more. Very popular indoor/outdoor cafe.
  • Options

    1. a) Return directly to my premises via A5095/A4500/MI
    2. b) Visit Althorp Country house – resting place of Diana Spencer (July/August only – opens at noon) on way back to my premises (rejoin M1 at junction 18)
    3. c)Or visit Kettering on way to Joseph Cheaney factory shop in Desborough via A43. Kettering is a prosperous market town with some good attractions including an interesting small museum and art gallery and Kettering’s mini version of Camden Lock “The Yards”. Kettering on Trip Advisor 20 different restaurants!
    4. d)Or go directly to Joseph Cheaney via A508 on way back to my premises

    7. Joseph Cheaneyfactory shop in Desborough via A43
    e) Visit Stanford Hall stately home on the way back from Cheaney’s to my premises. Chris’s tip: there is a beautiful 14th century church in the village. See my video here

Tour 2: the “outliers” 3 factory shops

close to each other in outlying villages

Custom google map with 3 outliers close together (Joseph Cheaney in Desborough not shown)

Custom google maps showing all 4 outliers including Cheaney

To avoid letting your satnav take you on a wild goose chase around Northampton, Head for junction 15 of the M1 (NOT juncion 15A which you wll arrive at first) At junction 15, take A45, direction Wellingborough (At roundabout take first sign "Northampton" then follow signs for Wellingborough. As soon as possible turn on to a lay by and input Barker’s postcode: NN6 0NT

    1. Barker Shoes factory shop

    2. NPS Shoes Ltd factory shop and guided tour

    3. Dr. Martens factory shop

    Options:

    1. a) Visit Irchester Narrow gauge museum and Country Park (1 mile away)
    2. b) Visit Kettering on way to Joseph Cheaney factory shop in Desborough via A43. Kettering is a prosperous market town with some good attractions including an interesting small museum and art gallery and Kettering’s mini version of Camden Lock: “The Yards”. Kettering on Trip Advisor Kettering on google maps

    4. Joseph Cheaney factory shop in Desborough via A43
    c) In summer visit Stanford Hall stately home and gardens or Kelmarsh Hall and gardens on the way back from Cheaney’s to my premises. Chris’s tip: there is a beautiful 14th century church in Stanford village. See my video here

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