Saracens Head Hotel, Towcester
Open Today: 8:00am - 12:00am

about our hotel

Sitting on the ancient road of Watling Street in the old Roman town of Towcester, The Saracen's Head has been part of life in the town for over 400 years.


Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Saracens Head Hotel:

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park
  • Easy Check-out

what makes us special

Hotel breakfast

Useful Information

  • Check in from2pm
  • Check out by11am
  • Breakfast served — 7am — 11am Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast served8am— 11am Saturday & Sunday
  • Evening meals served until9pm Monday — Saturday
  • Evening meals served until8pm on Sundays
  • Reception7am to 10pm
  • Northampton train station11miles
  • Nearest MotorwayM1

Stay in a historic hotel

The Saracens Hotel, Towcester, is centuries old and is brimming with character. In fact, it even features in Charles Dickens’ novel ‘The Pickwick Papers’, meaning it has its own slice of history in this Roman town. 

Families, couples, friends and solo travellers are all welcome at the Saracens head, with 21 lovingly kept bedrooms, each awaiting your stay. All of the bedrooms have their own distinct character, are traditionally furnished and feature period touches and nods to the past of the hotel. You’ll find tea and coffee-making facilities in your room for that essential hot drink in the morning, plus a flatscreen TV and free Wi-Fi to keep you connected during your stay. Each bedroom also has an updated private bathroom, ensuring you have everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. And if you’re planning a wedding reception and are looking for a unique venue, the Saracens Head fits the bill, and can cater for 80 guests for a wedding breakfast and 100 for the reception. 

Sports fans will be pleased with a stay at the Saracens Head, with Towcester Racecourse just a five minute walk and Silverstone only 10-minutes’ drive away. Whittlebury Park golf club and Northampton Saints Rugby Club are also close by too. The canal-side village of Stoke Bruerne is only 10 minutes in the car, with its traditional cottages and narrow boats. National Trust properties Stowe and Canons Ashby, Milton Keynes Snozone and Nene White Water Centre are other great attractions in the local area. 


Round off the day with a delicious pub meal

The split-level lounger bar and restaurant at the Saracen's Head has been welcoming locals and guests to Towcester for hundreds of years. You'll find three distinct areas to relax in with a real ale, fine wine or soft drink as well as to enjoy delicious and affordable food. You can choose from all your favourite pub classics at great prices, perfect to feast on after a long day sightseeing. And when you wake the next morning you can enjoy a Full English or continental breakfast to get you geared up for another day.

Book direct with us now and enjoy 20% off lunch and dinner at our hotel restaurant throughout your stay. T&Cs apply.


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