One of the many attractions is Silverstone Circuit which is THE motor racing circuit in the UK. We get many searches asking where it is. It is between the M1 and M40, south of the village of Silverstone in Northamptonshire extending into Buckinghamshire covering over 700 acres.
Hosting not only the 2016 F1 Grand Prix but also the motorcycling with the very popular British Superbikes and now the British MotoGP returns for 2016 too. There is much more to Silverstone though, other big events include The Silverstone Classic, track days, club events, driver training, testing and half marathons.
Silverstone Village is in the hidden gem of South Northamptonshire famous for its woodland - make sure you visit Hazelborough Woods near the village.
Silverstone village and the surrounding area is a magnet for motoring and racing enthusiasts and a great deal of the motorsport industry is based in the area including Formula One (F1) Teams Sahara Force India and 2014 and 2015 World Champions Mercedes AMG Petronas formerly Brawn GP with three time British World Champion Lewis Hamilton driving in 2016.
Strakka Racing are based locally competing in the FIA WEC in 2016. While you are here don't forget to visit Towcester and Brackley famous market towns with independent shops only a few miles away.
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This site was launched in March 2010 and has become the definitive where to stay and eating out guide for Silverstone, Towcester, Brackley and the villages of South Northamptonshire featuring camping, rooms to rent, houses to rent, bed and breakfast, self catering, eating out, pubs and restaurants and now including Holiday Accommodation.
South Northamptonshire has become a tourist destination for sports with horse racing and in 2014 Towcester Greyhound track opened offering up to three evenings a week of Greyhound racing and continuing with horse racing too, but also for many visitors flock to the villages including the canal village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal. Stowe School and gardens a National Trust property is high up on the tourist list.
Although not in South Northamptonshire Fairport Convention's Cropredy Convention is another big local event.
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