Saracens Head Hotel
Saracens Head Hotel


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Tel code: 01327 | code search
Postcode: NN12 | code search
Population: 8800
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Saracens Head Hotel
"Good Points: Clean hotel and Fabulous breakfast Bad Points: Broken toilet seat General review: Very nice hotel excellant value for money.

Date visited: 2008-11-04 ..." More

Vine House Hotel & Restaurant
"Fantastic restaurant run by Marcus and Julie Springett who are passionate about food. Comfortable relaxed atmosphere with really great food. Marcus's signature dish of warm smoked haddock with black pudding ..." More

Vine House Hotel & Restaurant
"The most charming restaurant and absolutely the best food I have tasted - intense flavours, interesting cominations and a balance that's just right. The Chef here is a master! I ..." More

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Towcester is a small town in semi rural Northamptonshire. It is on the Roman Road Watling Street, now the A5. Towcester is perhaps most famous for its racecourse. With a recent investment of over £7.5 million into the course and its facilities and set in beautiful parklands overlooking the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Towcester Racecourse and Conference Centre is one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country. Towcester lays claim to being the oldest town in Northamptonshire and possibly, because of the antiquity of recent Iron Age finds in the town, to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the country. Evidence suggests that it was settled by humans since the Mesolithic era (middle stone age). There is also evidence of Iron Age burials in the area. Known in Roman times as Lactodurum it was a major staging post on the strategic road from London to Chester. Visitors can enjoy a meal and a slice of history at the Saracens Head. The history of The Saracens Head stretches back more than four hundred years and is featured in Charles Dickens' first novel, 'The Pickwick Papers'. The Saracens Head Hotel is still the centrepiece of modern life in Towcester, as it has been for centuries.


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Saracens Head Hotel (0.08 miles)

Saracens Head Hotel

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Dating back over 400 years, the Saracens Head featured in the Charles Dickens novel, ‘The Pickwick Papers’. It now mixes history, homely comforts and modern luxury.

A centrepiece in Towcester, the Saracens ... More

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Travelodge Towcester Silverstone (0.60 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Vine House Hotel & Restaurant (2.66 miles)

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Undoubtedly the best place to eat and stay in rural Northamptonshire - if you are seeking a warm welcome, splendid food in an historic setting with charm and style combined. ... More

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Whittlebury Hall (3.70 miles)

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Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa is set in rural Northamptonshire and is a favourite of the Formula 1 teams at British Grand Prix times.  It has 212 spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.  There is a ... More | visit website

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Walnut Tree Inn (3.71 miles)

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Relaxed and informal country inn with confortable ensuite rooms and an excellent restaurant serving freshly prepared food. A lively bar and regular live music. Close to Silverstone and Junction 15 ... More

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A charming hotel with 71 bedrooms originally built in 1914, which retains many period features. A little gem full of surprises. Situated in a quiet residential area but only 3 miles from the bustling historic ... More | visit website

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