Situated only 5 1/2 miles from Towcester racecourse, and Silverstone racetrack for its British Grand Prix, Moto GP and Silverstone Classic weekends. There are numerous attractions and places to visit including National Trust properties, Althorpe House, Bletchley Park and Milton Keynes for its shopping and activities such as indoor skiing/snowboarding, indoor sky diving and Aerial Extreme for high ropes adventure courses and zip wires. A little further a field is Bicester shopping village, Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon-Avon. Fishing for carp is available by daily licence at cost, 300 yards. Shop 4 miles, pub 1 1/2 miles and restaurant 4 1/2 miles.