Northamptonshire History, Location, Places, People, Facts and Figures

Getting to Northamptonshire by Road

Northamptonshire is located right in the heart of England and has a number of key roads leading to and around the county in addition to having the M1 motorway and A14 running through it.

Main Northamptonshire Roads
  • The M1 runs north-south through the middle of the county from London to Leeds
  • The M6, M40 and M45 give access to the west of the county
  • The A1 runs along the eastern border of the county
  • The A5 links Milton Keynes in the south to Warwickshire in the west
  • The A6 links Luton in the south to Leicester in the North
  • The A14 links Cambridge in the east and Birmingham in the west
  • The A43 links Oxford in the south-west to Stamford in the north
  • The A45 links to Coventry in the west
  • The A428 links to Bedfordshire in the east
  • The A508 links Milton Keynes in the south to Market Harborough

Google Map of Northamptonshire

Useful Links :

BBC Travel News - Up to the minute travel news including incidents, roadworks and traffic jam cameras

AA Route Planner - Find your way to and around Northamptonshire using the AA Route Planner

AA Roadwatch - Live traffic news 24 hours a day from AA Roadwatch

RAC Traffic News - Live UK traffic updates from the RAC

Highways Agency - Live travel and traffic information from the Highways Agency

Google Maps - View maps and get directions with Google

Bing Maps - View maps and get directions with Bing