Vote for Boughton in the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards

1st June, 2017

Beautiful Boughton House has been shortlisted for the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards held in association with BBC Radio Northampton.

The Estate, home to the Duke of Buccleuch and known as “The English Versailles,” is one of just 10 county treasures singled out in the category.

Nominations open to the public on Friday 2nd June for one month, with those aged 16 and over eligible to cast their vote for their favourite site.  You will hear about each of the wonderful sites on John Griff’s weekend show on Radio Northampton, make sure you tune in!

Charles Lister, Property Manager at Boughton House, said: “The People’s Choice Award category represents the most beloved of Northamptonshire’s heritage sites.

“As one of the best-preserved stately homes in the country, with stunning 18th century Gardens and the renowned Buccleuch Art Collection in residence, we are extremely proud to be among those shortlisted.

“We would be grateful for as much support as possible in helping us bring the award home to Boughton this July.”

To cast your vote, download the voting form here or here. You can then either post your form or email it to

The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be revealed at the annual Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards ceremony on Thursday, 20 July, at Sulgrave Manor.

You can enjoy Boughton House and Gardens in all their beauty during the Estate’s public opening throughout the month of August. Tickets for the summer season can be booked in advance by calling 01536 515 731 or purchased on a first come, first served basis at the gift shop on the day.