£1.6 million upgrade to boost crowds at this historic tourist spot near Market Harborough

Eleanor Laverick marketing and volunteer officer at Kelmarsh Hall.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Eleanor Laverick marketing and volunteer officer at Kelmarsh Hall.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

It’s been a half-hidden gem of north Northamptonshire for the best part of 300 years.

Now a pioneering £1.6 million project will turn Grade I-listed Kelmarsh Hall, ten minutes from Market Harborough, into a major tourist spot, when it re-opens next month.