Plush Tudor manor in rolling Northamptonshire
Standing in 2,000 acres of rolling Northamptonshire countryside, Fawsley Hall oozes baronial pedigree. This historic house could have come straight from the lavish set of a Merchant Ivory film.
- Regal living in the Midshires.
- Trendy touches with traditional Tudor.
- Capability Brown designed gardens.
Hit the spot
A rolling Northamptonshire estate near Banbury.
There’s a full Spa with indoor pool and treatment menu, a gym, all-weather tennis court and jogging trail, plus a DVD library. Should you plan to arrive in style, the helipad awaits.
Good to know
It's a great setting for tying the knot – so a favourite with brides and grooms.
ClosedOpen all year
ParkingThere is free guest parking.
AirportBirmingham – 45 minutes. There is a helipad in the grounds.
TrainNorthampton or Rugby stations – 15 miles.
PetsWelcome if well behaved and not left unattended in the room. Supplement payable.
LocationFawsley, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3BA, United Kingdom
58 rooms and suites
You’ll find big beds with Frette linen sheets, a flatscreen TV and DVD/CD player, minibar and wi-fi. Trendy bathrooms come with robes and power showers. Velvety sofas, oil paintings, old beams and antiques add a special vibe to the signature rooms.
Fawsley Hall's popular Club rooms are smart classic-contemporary, while Superior and Luxury rooms have more period features and added space. Splash out on the four postered 1575 suite (plush, plush, plus) if it's a very special occasion.
Eat & Drink
Fawsley Hall's Cedar Restaurant serves a range of dishes to suit all tastes. Favourites include steak with triple cooked chips and slow-cooked rump of lamb. Afternoon tea is rightly popular here.
Full breakfast is served until 10am.
Available 24 hours.
See & Do
Northamptonshire’s crop of stately homes includes Althorp Park, home of the Spencer family and Princess Diana’s final resting place. There’s an exhibition here full of memorabilia from her life, and extensive grounds to stroll through. Other famous houses within easy reach are fabulous Blenheim Palace, Warwick Castle, Woburn Abbey and Sulgrave Manor. Coton Manor’s ten acre gardens include a bluebell wood and plant nursery.
Head to Silverstone racetrack for some Formula 1 excitement, strike out for the golf course at nearby Hellidon Lakes, or go punting on the river in Oxford. If you still have energy to burn off, head for Fawsley Hall’s all weather tennis court or fully fitted gym. Borrow a croquet set or follow one of the walkways through the grounds, with their arbours and secluded benches.
Fawsley Hall's swish Spa boasts a 17m pool, saunarium and steam room, an outdoor all-ozone hydropool, private garden, Nautilus gym, chillout area and six treatment rooms. Choose from an array of treatments and pamper packages, from a menu including full-body massage, hot stone therapy, rose hydrating cocoon body wrap and Carita firming facials.