Welcome to the website for Upper and Lower Harlestone

winter churchThis website has been developed primarily for the residents of Upper and Lower Harlestone and the new developments such as Harlestone Manor.

Naturally we also hope it will be of interest to anyone who enjoys these unique villages and their picturesque setting in this charming part of rural Northamptonshire

We hope you enjoy the website and look forward to any ideas you may have concerning its development.

Sponsor or organise a local event at the Institute

The Village Institute exists to beneift our residents. You are always welcome to organise or sponsor your own event, which may be for charity, a local cause or simply for fun!

In the past people have organised:
- Table Top Sales,
- Jazz Lunches,
- Barbecues,
- "Casino" Evenings,
- Cheese and Wine events,
- Film Evenings,
- Tea Dances,
- Craft Fairs etc.

We provide the venue - (at reduced prices for residents) - and you provide the energy and commitment to make it a success, prepare the hall and clear up afterwards. Interested? Contact Tudor or Lynn right now on 07531 714095 to book your event.

Harlestone Parish Council

Parishiners are always welcome to attend Harlestone Parish Council (HPC) Meetings and express their views on village issues. HPC usually meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 19:00. Agendas, minutes and meeting dates are posted on the parish notice boards for all to see and on the Parish Council website: http://www.harlestonepc.org which you should visit and register for all information on council business.

You can contact the Clerk to the Council by emailing harlestoneclerk@btinternet.com.

Village History


Margaret Forrest, local author and historian wrote an extremely interesting history of Harlestone. In accordance with her wishes all sales proceeds will go to St Andrews Church. The price is £10 plus p&p if required.

If you would like a copy of the book please email ashdavt@yahoo.co.uk for details and mailing options, if required.

You can also obtain, and pay for, copies of the book from St Andrews church.