The Saracens Head Hotel Towcester near Northampton sits in the the heart of the historic Northamptonshire market town of Towcester, close by Towcester Racecourse and Silverstone Race Circuit with easy access via the A43 and M1 junction 15a. The history of the Saracen's Head Hotel, stretching back more than four hundred years, is featured in Charles Dickens' first novel, 'The Pickwick Papers', currently blends into the atmosphere and splendour of this restored hotel. The Saracen's Head Hotel is today the centrepiece of modern life in Towcester, as it has been for centuries. Situated on the Roman Watling Street, the hotel is ideally placed for a day at Towcester Racecourse, generally accepted as the toughest National Hunt course in Britain. Silverstone, for racing of a different kind, is just three miles away. Also nearby is Stoke Bruerne, a canal village with cottages and colourful narrow boats. You will be assured of a very warm welcome and great hospitality, whether you are visiting for business or pleasure. Large car park.
From the M1 take the A43 towards Oxford, then at the A5 roundabout turn left into Towcester. Turn right at the traffic lights then right again into the car park.
Our 21 comfortable en suite bedrooms are situated on two floors. All rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, iron/ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Free Wifi.
The Saracen's Head Hotel is also the perfect venue for both conferences and weddings, with function suites for up to 100 guests. The Pickwick Room is situated on the ground floor, close to our bar and restaurant. This grand ballroom is ideal for presentations, exhibitions and conferences of up to 80. The Oak Room is situated on the ground floor close to our reception area. This charming Lounge with its open fireplace and original oak beams is ideal for informal conferences, meetings and interviews for up to 12 people. It is situated on the ground floor adjacent to the bar and Pickwick Room, so it would be ideal as a syndicate or private meeting room. The Restaurant room is available from 10.30 - 5.30 for private use and can accommodate 25 delegates.
The traditional Lounge Bar welcomes locals and visitors to relax over a glass of wine or cask ale, as they have done for hundreds of years. The split level bar offers three distinct areas of relaxation where delicious snacks and light bites are available. In the summer months you can dine out on the patio.
If you choose to dine in the attractive restaurant, you are sure to delight your taste buds with a variety of traditional English favourites from hearty roasts to lighter meals, and a carefully selected wine list to complement your meal, all at great value prices. Chef's Daily Specials available.