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very interesting place Geddington still has the small village feeling with great pubs with real... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barry W
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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It’s something that’s on ourdoorstep but never really have a proper look. Had lunch in Geddington... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Helen P
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

very interesting place Geddington still has the small village feeling with great pubs with real ales and great food

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It’s something that’s on ourdoorstep but never really have a proper look. Had lunch in Geddington with family and some Australian friends so had a wander into the village , over the bridge ,which dates back to the 13th century , watched the children playing...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a place where you just stop to have a look and then maybe have a pint in the local pub. When we visited there was a chap who saw us and told us the history. I was a bit suspicious of his motives,...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Went with the family and grandchildren to the park area children went on all the activities, swings slides etc Good fun had by all

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

lovely northampton village, with unique cross and pretty church. If a group is visiting you can organise a guide, who is full of knowledge

Thank Maggie1662016
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Considering that the cross is over 700 years old, it is in good condition and beautifully situated in the heart of Geddington. Edward I erected these statues in memory of his wife Eleanor, a rare example of love in an arranged royal marriage. The site...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We were recommended this as somewhere to visit with a few days off work and not much time between school runs. The roads surrounding are quite narrow and tight with parked cars on each side. The cross itself is pretty and a nice memorial, but...More

Thank jo h
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This cross is one of the few remaining crosses that were built to commemorate a place where the body of queen Eleanor wife of Edward the first lay on its journey from Nottingham to London in 1290. It is in good condition and stands in...More

Thank Scheissefuergehirn
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Stunning sculpture and memorial site. Well worth visit to Geddington to view this memorial to mark a stopping of point of Queen Eleanor on her final journey. Free to admire the beauty and preserved by the local authorities.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Looking more like a delicious wedding cake topper, this ornate and highly decorative compilation of so much sugar and sweetness is a true tribute from King Edward I to his lovely and much loved Queen Consort, Eleanor of Castile. It took 12 days to transport...More

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