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Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa, Daventry

Fawsley, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3BA, UK
Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa, Daventry Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa, Daventry 01327 892000 Fawsley Daventry
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    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
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  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Leisure with pool
    Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
    Spa Treatments
  • Walk-in Showers
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  • Golf in Local Area
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Originally built as a home to entertain Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa is a grand Tudor country retreat offering spectacular countryside views, luxurious bedrooms fit for a king or queen and sumptuous dining at the 2 Rosette awarded Cedar Restaurant.

Claire MacnairProduct Manager
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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
    Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Leisure with pool
    Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
    Spa Treatments
  • Walk-in Showers
    Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 60

Parking Spaces: 80

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa in Daventry is a beautiful country house hotel steeped in history and traditiona. Surrounded by 2000 acres of extensive parkland landscaped by Capability Brown in the 1760s the Fawsley Hall Hotel in Northamptonshire is the ideal choice when looking for a luxury hotel escape to the country. This magnificent Tudor house was originally built has a home for entertaining Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and other monarchs have also enjoyed its fine hospitality, and that tradition continues to this day. Although the hotel enjoys a rural setting popular towns of Daventry, Banbury, Leamington, Northampton and Bicester Village are all within a short drive from Fawsley Hall.

Each of the Fawsley Hall hotel’s 60 bedrooms enjoy their own ambience, furnishing and character. And wherever you are in the house, the views of Fawsley Park and countryside beyond are spectacular. The bedroom accommodation at this four star hotel in Daventry has been appointed to a high standard so expect to be indulged with soft, warm fabrics, high quality furniture and unique Hand Picked toiletries. The hotel’s stable classic rooms are located across from the hotel in Knightly Court and almost all of these bedrooms are split over two levels with the bathroom being on the mezzanine.

When looking for somewhere indulgent to dine while staying at Fawsley Hall, the hotel offers a host of treats, not least of which is afternoon tea, a much loved tradition and served in the Tudor Great Hall. Enjoy modern British dining in the award winning Cedar Restaurant or retreat to the cosy Tudor Bar which has lighter dining options or indulge in a pre dinner cocktail.

If you are in need of a workout or a little pampering, the hotel offers contemporary health club and spa facilities which include swimming pool, outdoor hydrotherapy pool, steam room, sauna and spa treatments.

The Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.

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Bedrooms

tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4

The Classic bedrooms at Fawsley Hall provide a perfect home from home. They are located in the main house and sensitively combine period features with contemporary amenities. Some are available to configure as a twin room so please just let us know if you would prefer this option. Each bedroom has been appointed to a high standard so expect to be indulged with soft, warm fabrics, high quality furniture and our unique Hand Picked toiletries.

Knighley Court Stable Classic double bedrooms are located across from the hotel in Knightly Court. Almost all bedrooms are split over two levels with the bathroom being on the mezzanine. Each bedroom is appointed with contemporary features and beautiful furnishings set of by the high beamed ceilings.

Knightley Court Stable Classic Family
The Stables Classic family rooms are located in Knightley Court, across from the hotel. Almost all bedrooms are split over two levels, with the bathroom being on the mezzanine or the lounge area with the sofa bed. Each bedroom is appointed with contemporary features and beautiful furnishings, all set off by the high beamed ceilings. There is a sofa bed in all family rooms.

Stable Spa Club Room
The Stables Spa Club bedrooms are located across from the hotel in our spa building, perfect if you are visiting for a spa break. These bedrooms are contemporary in style and have been appointed to a high standard so expect to be indulged with soft, warm fabrics, high quality furniture and our unique Hand Picked toiletries. These are available to configure as a twin room so please just let us know if you would prefer this option.

Deluxe Double
The Deluxe Double bedrooms offer the charms of the main house’s larger spaces. Each is appointed with the features of the Classic bedrooms with great views of the Cedar tree, lake and parkland. Spacious and stylish, the Deluxe Double bedrooms are the perfect place in which to unwind. They can also be used as family rooms due to the large floor space.

Feature Bedrooms
Feature bedrooms are allocated on an availability basis and are not individually bookable. If a specific bedroom is desired please submit a special request when booking online or speak to a member of our team.

Edmund

Located on the first floor of the main house, the Edmund feature room is light and airy with plenty of natural daylight. The overall effect is one of indulgence thanks to generous natural light and a separate living room. The contemporary bathroom is large and light. Original features mingle with contemporary fittings to ensure style and that ‘at home’ feeling go hand in hand.

Francis Walsingham
Francis Walsingham is in the main house with views over the Cedar Lawn and Great Hall. Original brickwork is a feature of this room giving it a warm cosy feel, the ideal place to make yourself feel at home. It has a traditional colour theme, original features, a separate dressing area, contemporary fittings and bathroom. Sir Francis Walsingham was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England from 20 December 1573 until his death and is popularly remembered as her "spymaster".

Robert Dudley
This bedroom’s namesake was an English nobleman and close friend of Elizabeth I from her first year on the throne until his death, and in fact she visited Fawsley in 1575. He was a suitor for her hand for many years, becoming as powerful as he was controversial. So you can be forgiven if a stay in the Robert Dudley feature bedroom on the first floor of the Victorian wing of the main house gives you delusions of grandeur. The view of the lakes makes for a wonderfully calming aspect.

Elizabeth Hampden
Located on the first floor, Elizabeth Hampden is found in the Victorian Wing of the main house. With large windows, the accompanying views over the hotel grounds, gardens and lake are breathtaking. A huge four poster bed, comfortable seating and a large contemporary light and airy cream bathroom make this suite the perfect place to unwind. Elizabeth Hampden was married to Sir Richard Knightley.

Jane Spencer
The Jane Spencer feature bedroom is inspiring, romantic and somewhere you will want to return to. Located on the first floor of the main house, it overlooks the lake and features original windows, ensuring generous levels of natural light – also generous is the oversized wooden pencil bed. The suite has a large, light and airy contemporary bathroom. A history of the peerage shows that Jane Spencer married Sir Richard Knightley’s son, also Richard, in 1513.

Jane Skenard
The Jane Skenard feature room can be found on the first floor of the Victorian Wing in the main house and then up its own small flight of stairs – and is the very picture of tranquillity, thanks to its views over the lakes. Enjoy the bright airiness of this space, or just shut the curtains after a hard day’s sightseeing and relax in the feature wooden bed. As for the room’s namesake, she was married to Northamptonshire MP Sir Richard Knightley 1482 and their alabaster tomb can be found in St Mary’s Parish Church on the Fawsley Estate.

William Cecil
William Cecil was chief adviser to Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, an esteemed position which is entirely in keeping with the indulgence of the four poster bed in this feature bedroom. Located on the first floor of the Tudor Wing of the main house, you will look out on Knightley Court – although with our sumptuously snug duvets this is the perfect place to make yourself at home.

Elizabeth de Burgh
Elizabeth de Burgh was married to Sir John Knightley in 1363, a day so distant now that it lends the room a little extra historic gravitas. An oversized French style bed is the irresistible defining feature of Elizabeth de Burgh, located on the second floor of the main house, overlooking the lake. The large, original windows and natural colour scheme make this a wonderful place to relax and the suite has a very spacious contemporary bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower and ‘his and her’ basins.

Jane Littleton
Located on the second floor of the main house, Jane Littleton overlooks the lake. The overall effect is one of indulgence and romance, thanks to generous natural light and a super king size bed. Original features mingle with contemporary fittings to ensure style and that ‘at home’ feeling go hand in hand. The contemporary bathroom is large and light. If you are wondering who Jane Littleton was, a history of the peerage reveals that she was married to Richard Knightley, the son of Edmond Knightley.

Dame Ursula
An ideal place to retreat on a cosy winter evening, Dame Ursula is situated on the second floor of the main house with views over our grounds to the parkland beyond. It has a traditional green colour theme, original features, contemporary fittings and bathroom. Dame Ursula Vere was married to Edmond Knightley, son of Sir Richard Knightley and Jane Skenard.

Selina Mary Hervey
Located in the main house, Selina Mary Hervey, one of our feature bedrooms, has beautiful views over our grounds to the Fawsley Church. The bespoke super king size bed adds a touch of romance to this room, which is named after the lady who in 1813 married Sir Charles Knightley. She was mother to Rainald Knightley, the first and last Baron Knightley. The space also has a light period colour scheme, original features and contemporary fittings. The contemporary bathroom is large and airy.

 

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Cedar Restaurant
The 2 AA Rosette Restaurant offers guests and locals an intimate and relaxing setting within which to enjoy it’s menu of classic British dishes that have been enhanced with a contemporary twist.

Head Chef, Richard Walker, places provenance at the heart of the kitchen, sourcing produce from trusted local suppliers wherever possible to ensure the highest quality of ingredients. Updated seasonally, the menu is characterised by vibrant flavours, fresh textures and specialities such as orchard reared pork cutlet and loin of Highland venison.

Located on the ground floor of the South Wing, the dining space was built in the early 16th century and displays many hallmarks of the Tudor era, with a beamed ceiling, exposed brickwork and stone fireplace. The Cedar Restaurant has been sympathetically decorated to enhance these period features, with hung tapestries, wall lanterns and antique style furniture to complement the historical surroundings. Guests are invited to settle in for the evening and soak in the unique atmosphere whilst enjoying an intimate dinner for two, a group meal, or Sunday lunch with the whole family.

Sample Restaurant Menu
Sample Dessert Menu
Sample Wine List

Lunch: Saturday and Sunday 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Dinner: Monday to Sunday 7pm to 9.30pm

Tudor Bar
The Tudor Bar is located in the hotel’s West Wing and was originally the estate’s brew house, where both beer brewing and laundry was carried out. Today, this cosy space provides a warm and inviting place to kick off your shoes and enjoy some relaxation time.

With roaring log fires in the winter and doors that lead out to a central courtyard or sunny terrace in the summer, guests will have plenty of settings to choose from to enjoy a light lunch, a good book and cup of coffee or an array of family board games. And with the bar open until late, residents can gather with friends or colleagues to sample the extensive wine, beer and cocktail list.

Open: from 10am

Tudor Great Hall
The Tudor Great Hall is a special feature of any stay at Fawsley Hall. Featuring high ceilings, full height windows with far reaching views of the estate and stylish furniture creates a sense of grandeur fit for any occasion.

Sir Edmund Knightley commissioned the building of the Great Hall in 1537 in the traditional open hall style of the period. Its fine roof was removed in 1966 but reconstructed in 1988 using an engraving from 1816 and a few surviving beams. Today enjoy morning coffee, elevenses, lunches, afternoon tea and stronger options such as Champagne, evening cocktails and late night digestifs in this magnificent room.

Food: 10am - 10pm

Leisure

tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Relaxation Area
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
tick Jacuzzi
tick Hydrotherapy Pool

A visit to Fawsley Hall’s spa is almost like visiting a sanctuary, a place to revive mind and body. The spa is housed within the original lodge and has been designed to create a calming and relaxed atmosphere where you can totally unwind. The light and airy oak framed indoor swimming pool looks out over the secret garden and is ideal for an early morning swim or a dip at the end of the day.

With an outdoor heated hydrotherapy pool, relaxation room, steam room, and sauna, Fawsley Hall’s spa is the perfect location to get away from it all.

The experienced therapists, utilising Elemis and Comfort Zone products, will make sure that each one guest reaps the benefits of spa therapies while leaving feeling totally relaxed and rejuvenated, not just from head to toe but in mind and spirit as well. Treat yourself to one of the most relaxing spa days in Northamptonshire, you won't be disappointed.

View Hotel's Spa Brochure Here

Opening times: Friday - Tuesday 9am - 6pm, Wednesday - Thursday 9am - 8pm

Hotel residents' children can use the swimming pool between 8.30am-10am and 3pm-4.30pm Monday to Sunday.

1 adult must accompany every 2 children under 8 in the swimming pool. Children under 18 (but 8 year and over) must be accompanied by an adult in the pool hall.

 

Location & Directions

Directions to Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa in Daventry

You will find Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, yet within easy distance of both the M1 and M40 with ample free parking.

Directions By Road
From The M1

Exit at Junction 16 (A45 Exit). Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Newlink Road/A45. Follow the road and at the next roundabout take the second exit keeping on A45. At the following roundabout take the second exit and keep on the A45 towards Daventry. At Daventry bear left at the roundabout and continue along the A45 to the slip road sign-posted A361 Banbury, M40 South. From the top of this slip road, the turning to Fawsley Hall is signposted approximately 3 miles on the left-hand side. Follow this single-track road for 1.5 miles until you reach the wrought iron gates of Fawsley Hall. It is 14 miles and takes approximately 25 minutes to reach us from junction 16 at Northampton.

From The M40

Exit at Junction 11 and follow the signs for Daventry A361. Follow this road through Wardington, Chipping Warden, Byfield and Charwelton. The turning for Fawsley is on the right-hand side, signposted 'Fawsley Hall 1.5 miles'. Follow this single track road for 1.5 miles until you reach the wrought iron gates of Fawsley Hall. It's 14 miles and takes approximately 25 minutes to reach us from junction 11 at Banbury.

Nearest Train Stations
Long Buckby 8 miles
Northampton 15 miles

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

This hotel doesn't have a lift , however there are 2 ground floor rooms available. Please call 01357 529 129 to check availability of ground floor rooms before booking. 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Cycling
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

Northamptonshire is a beautiful county, steeped in history and full of unusual and surprising things to do.

Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa recommends the below things to see and do in this part of the East Midlands.

Capability Brown Gardens
Mary Arden's Farm
Stratford Butterfly Farm
The Shakespeare Centre
Compton Verney Art Gallery
Warwick Castle
Bicester
Heart of the Shires Shopping Village
Blenheim Palace
British Motor Museum
Hatton Country World
Silverstone
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

 

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