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Discover The Wickets, Desborough
The Wickets is located a mile north of Desborough centre, benefitting from the conveniences the town offers, as well as the surrounding countryside. The development can be reached within a three-minute drive of the A6, reaching Leicester in an additional 28 minutes.
Desborough benefits from some of Northamptonshire’s finest nature, with a wealth of green open space. The town, and development, sit centrally between Market Harborough, Corby, and Kettering, presenting short journeys to the region’s best shopping, dining, leisure, and schools.
This development is under the administration of North Northamptonshire Council.
Residents of The Wickets are well-served for everyday essentials, with two popular supermarkets 10 minutes’ walk into Desborough. Station Road in the town centre is a mile away and supplies a variety of stores, cafés, pubs, and restaurants for local shopping.
Market Harborough is a 12-minute drive away and provides a larger variety of shops and restaurants, with The Square and surrounding streets offering great retail choice. Corby is eight miles away and has more comprehensive shopping options, with multiple retail parks packed with high-street favourites.
Northampton and Leicester are around 20 miles from the development, providing historic backgrounds for shopping and dining with both hosting a range of popular eateries for all budgets and tastes.
Lovers of the outdoors have plenty of leisure choices at The Wickets, with an abundance of countryside to explore. West Lodge Farm Park is a mile away from the development, and is an excellent family day out, hosting farmyard animals, nature trails, a miniature golf course, and more, as well as putting on seasonal experiences such as pumpkin picking and Christmas village visits.
Desborough Leisure Centre is a 16-minute walk away, where fitness fanatics can find a well-equipped gym, group exercise classes, indoor sports facilities, as well as an outdoor skate park, and sports fields.
The town is also host to an historic football club, and a cricket club which is just a mile away from the development. Desborough is also home to a heritage centre, while the surrounding towns provide a choice of cinemas, art galleries, theatres, and museums.
Well-regarded schools can be found in Desborough and the neighbouring towns, presenting a choice of destinations for parents to consider.
For younger children, Loatlands Primary School and Havelock Junior School are both a four-minute drive away, for a short commute. Secondary school options include Robert Smyth Academy and Welland Park Academy, both under seven miles away in Market Harborough, as well as Brooke House College, a local boarding school. Further secondary options can be found in Corby and Kettering, both served by public transport.
For those pursuing higher education, Coventry University, the University of Leicester, and the University of Northampton offer award-winning further study – all reachable within a 45-minute drive.
Residents of The Wickets have a number of public transport options linking the development, and Desborough, to its surrounding towns and cities for viable commutes.
Bear Way bus stop is an eight-minute walk from the development and provides regular routes through to Kettering. Desborough Adj Station Road bus and coach station is a mile away, providing routes to Market Harborough, Kettering, and Corby, with average journey times of 16, 20, and 31 minutes, respectively.
Desborough’s surrounding towns all offer frequent East Midlands Railway services, with Market Harborough Station being closest only 10 minutes’ drive away.
The Wickets is well-connected by roads: the A6 is a three-minute drive away, leading to Market Harborough in an additional four minutes, and Leicester in 25 minutes; the A14 is three miles south, reaching Birmingham in an additional 50 minutes.
Birmingham Airport is a 53-minute drive away from the development, providing worldwide travel.
Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day. Sources: Google Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.
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