"Northamptonshire: The Rose of the Shires" Author: Verna Taylor: Contributor: Northamptonshire (England). Environment Directorate: Publisher: Northamptonshire County Council Environmental Directorate, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. The Rose of the Shires Ultra is back and we are excited to give you another opportunity to enjoy this single loop race in a fantastic central location. The route takes in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, with two country parks, Salcey Forest, the Grand Union Canal and 21 pretty villages and towns, following parts of the Nene Way, the Midshires Way and the Northampton Round. 54 miles. The Northamptonshire witches were among the first to face this ordeal. While it is comforting to believe that such irrational violence has been pushed away into the past, there are too many examples still today of how people can be whipped up into a frenzy of hatred and sometimes violence, aimed at anyone who is different or who is vulnerable. The first syllable of Northamptonshire is, I fear, a deterrent to potential visitors. That little word 'north'. It suggests to strangers that 'the Rose of the Shires' is a county 'somewhere up.
A red rose is a long recognised and ubiquitous county emblem, indeed the county’s soubriquet is “The Rose of the Shires”. This link with the red rose emblem extends back to at least , when, heraldic historian C.W Scott-Giles reports, it appeared on a seal used by the county magistrates in Quarter Sessions, although no illustration of this device appears to be available. Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire is in the very heart of England and offers something for everyone who visits. The county is often described as the Rose of the Shires. Modern Northampton Northampton, originally called “Hamm tun” by Saxon settlers, was also named Hamtune, Northafendon and Northaneton at its beginnings. Northamptonshire today is called the “Rose of the Shires,” and also the County of Spires and Squires. Sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Sign in. Watch Queue Queue.
My first attempt at a proper drone film. I wanted to show how beautiful my home county of Northamptonshire is so I've put together some drone camera footage taken at . Welcome to the Northamptonshire Federation. Northamptonshire is a beautiful County with plenty of open spaces, historic locations, pretty villages and friendly WIs. Northamptonshire is the shoe making capital of the world, also known as the Rose of the Shires and nicknamed the county of . Features joining information, photo gallery, contact details, and an events section. The Rose of the Shires Ultra is back! We are excited to give you another opportunity to enjoy this race in a fantastic central location, with a single loop making for easy planning and logistics. The route takes in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside with two country parks, Salcey Forest, the Grand Union Canal and 21 pretty villages and.