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

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

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

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.