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Wonderful little glimmer of a love story-awe inspiring.

The best remaining Eleanor Cross set up by King Edward the First to honour his beloved wife Eleanor... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Kettering, United Kingdom
a piece of history

The Eleanor cross is a perfect example of one of the great things about the UK. It's a little piece... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2019
Richard B
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

The best remaining Eleanor Cross set up by King Edward the First to honour his beloved wife Eleanor of Castille as her body made its way down the country to Westminster Abbey for burial. It's worth finding out about the history and then going to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

The Eleanor cross is a perfect example of one of the great things about the UK. It's a little piece of history tucked away in a small village. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Well preserved cross, probably one of the best. The surrounding cottages, pub and church (never far apart!) are very attractive. Walking out of the Star Inn adjacent to the cross -particularly at night and this time of year does the soul good :) - A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Geddington really is a very nice village, well worth a look around. The Eleanor Cross is very impressive and certainly worth a visit. As others have said, it isn't really a place you would stay long unless going to the local pub.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank QuietandThoughtful
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Visit Geddington regularly this monument is in the centre its in the middle of the road near a Ford. Its OK for a local visit it does have some history with it but primarily you visit the local pub next to it. Nice walk little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank wolf1000s
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

very interesting place Geddington still has the small village feeling with great pubs with real ales and great food

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Barry W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It’s something that’s on ourdoorstep but never really have a proper look. Had lunch in Geddington with family and some Australian friends so had a wander into the village , over the bridge ,which dates back to the 13th century , watched the children playing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Helen P
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a place where you just stop to have a look and then maybe have a pint in the local pub. When we visited there was a chap who saw us and told us the history. I was a bit suspicious of his motives,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ellis40
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Went with the family and grandchildren to the park area children went on all the activities, swings slides etc Good fun had by all

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mezza2303
Reviewed August 6, 2018

lovely northampton village, with unique cross and pretty church. If a group is visiting you can organise a guide, who is full of knowledge

Date of experience: August 2018
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