Northampton is a town in the centre of Northamptonshire, in England's East Midlands. A large and bustling town, Northampton became an important medieval market town, with its (sadly now destroyed) castle having been constructed in the eleventh century. Modern-day Northampton can offer something for everyone, with a range of fantastic things to see and do on offer. Featuring a range of high-street brands in the Grosvenor Centre and the Weston Favell shopping centre, as well as a range of excellent independent shops and boutiques, Northampton is perfect for shoppers. Sporty types can make use of Northampton's gyms, as well as visit The Pinnacle, a climbing centre, whilst historians and arty types can make use of the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery or the Royal and Derngate Theatre. Those looking for a fantastic nightlife will not be disappointed, with the town offering lots of excellent pubs, bars and clubs. Families can choose from the range of schools serving Northampton and its surrounding area, whilst professionals can benefit from a commute of only an hour to Birmingham and London. Properties to rent in Northampton range from affordable modern flats in purpose-built complexes to those in gorgeous converted homes to terraces perfect for growing families to more expansive family homes.