About Us

Welcome to Wappenham.

Wappenham is a small village in rural South Northamptonshire in the Upper Tove Valley. The village comprises of a mix of old and new houses with a few small developments, the village has a population of around 250 with approximately 120 houses and outlying farms.

It has some interesting older buildings which are listed, as is the telephone box which is on the village green opposite the church. We have an active Church and Chapel. We have some interesting examples of architect Sir Gilbert Scott designs around the village, including the Rectory next to the Church.There are a number of organisations bringing the community together providing social contact for all ages. The Old School, which is now the Village Hall, is the centre for many of the activities. There is also a coarse fishing lake and a small playground.

In surrounding villages there are shops as well as a post office, pubs, butchers and the local doctors’ surgery. Larger shops including supermarkets are in Towcester and Brackley. Children travel to schools in neighbouring villages including Silverstone and Lois Weedon, as well as Sponne School in Towcester. There is a good network of well signposted public footpaths from which Wappenham can be fully appreciated.

There is a bus service (County Connect) to surrounding areas which is provided by Northamptonshire County Council. The journeys the bus makes are defined by users each day and there is no fixed timetable. The service operates “on demand” however booking is required

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