A warm welcome and traditional hospitality greets visitors to the Queens Head Inn, a small hotel, restaurant and pub near Stamford, Peterborough & Oundle.

Autumn Break for 2 people sharing £119 per night. Includes £20 dinner allowance each & classic cream tea consisting of fresh scones, jam, clotted cream & pot of tea. Saturday night supplement £15 per room

"Discovering the Queens Head Inn was one of the best things we’ve done! We had no idea Northamptonshire and the Nene Valley had so much to offer for a short break and we’ll be going back again soon. The Queens Head has real character, charm and a relaxing feeling. The food, service & bedroom was excellent. Overall, great value for money & we will be back."

Fotheringhay, St Mary & All Saints Church - 1.9 miles (Historic Church)

Discover the fabulous countryside of Northamptonshire & the Nene Valley

The village has existed since at least Anglo-Saxon times, for an Anglo-Saxon hall was taken over by the Viking king, Cnut the Great, as one of his royal halls. Cnut is known to have visited after 1017, with his court including Aethelric the bishop of Dorchester on Thames. In 1107 Henry I gave the hall and land to the Bishop of Lincoln, Robert Bloet, to endow a prebend.

We also have a range of speciality teas and coffees for you to enjoy.

We have 10 comfortable en-suite bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms, TV, free wifi, tea & coffee, toiletries and comfy beds with deep duvets. The Nene Valley area has plenty to offer visitors to the area and we offer great value short breaks with activities such as rambling, fishing, bird watching & Burghley House throughout the year.

We offer an excellent selection of wines available by the glass and bottle together with quality cask ales and lagers for you to savour. We take great pride in the quality of our draught beers and we endeavour to serve you a perfect pint every time.

Our exclusive short breaks at the Queens Head Inn offer a fantastic, great value way of escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life without breaking the bank to do it. Our short break packages offer something for everyone from walking in the countryside, to visiting stately homes or just enjoying superb food & a well earned pint in front of the fire in the bar or on the serene banks of the River Nene throughout the year. So when you are thinking of escaping – come to us!

• Indoor swimming pool • Private patio and lawn • Large barbeque area • Well planned, spacious kitchens • Open plan living area with TV/DVD/Video/CD/Radio • Ground floor bedroom and bathroom for guests with less mobility • Dogs Welcome

Nassington School is dedicated to providing children with the best available education in a safe and fun environment. We also teach the children social and wellbeing skills which set them up for the wider world as they move on from us to higher education.

Getaway for a Friday night in Northamptonshire & the Nene Valley from £89

A popular riverside venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions near Peterborough the Garden room is ideal for up to 70 guests for a sit down wedding reception and the lawns down to the River Nene are just the perfect place for pre reception drinks & the all important photo's. More information about weddings can be found here.

In the winter the lounge bar has warm and welcoming open fires for you to snuggle in front of, whilst in the warmer months you could choose to dine al fresco on the patio or enjoy a snack and drinks on the grassy banks of the River Nene.

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Enjoy a delicious meal or snack in the restaurant or bar choosing from traditional & contemporary dishes prepared by our chefs using seasonal produce and served by our friendly staff. We now take bookings for afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, scones, cream, jam and a delicious sweet treat.

With light bites and sandwiches at lunchtimes to pub classics, grills, daily specials and a separate children’s menu…there’s something for everyone (and our Sunday roasts are not to be missed!). Please click on the menu tab to view our current menus including details of our Tuesday Steak Night.

Fishing breaks in Northamptonshire & the Nene Valley from just £79

Burghley House break includes B&B with entry tickets for 2 in a double or twin sharing

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The village and manor were featured in episode 117, King Cnut's Manor of Time Team (aired 7 March 2004).

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Queens Head Inn, 54 Station Rd, Nassington Peterborough, Northamptonshire PE8 6QB

This historic Inn is situated on the banks of the River Nene in the picturesque village of Nassington. A popular choice with visitors this AA rated four star Inn earned 2 AA rosettes in 2014 for culinary excellence.

We are situated in the centre of the village approximately 8 miles west of Peterborough and just 3 miles from the main A47 / A1. During the warmer summer months our delightful beer garden is ideal for al fresco drinking and dining and we have plenty of car parking available at the rear of the pub. So come on in and enjoy yourself.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Queens Head Inn soon.

Nassington

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HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS:   The oldest manor house in Northamptonshire, set in a recreated 13-15th century garden

We produce quality food freshly prepared on the premises with an emphasis on using locally sourced, seasonal produce wherever possible.

Nassington, St Mary & All Saints Church - 0.1 miles (Historic Church)

Nassington is a village and civil parish in East Northamptonshire, England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 670 people,[1] increasing to 827 at the 2011 Census[2] The River Nene runs along the eastern side of the parish.[3]

Nassington School, Church Street, Nassington, PE8 6QG   •   01780 782743   •   bursar@nassington.northants-ecl.gov.uk

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The manor is now a private home, but the Prebendal Manor and Tithe Barn Museum, and gardens, are open to the paying public on some days. The gardens only contain plants introduced prior to 1485.

The Black Horse really is the perfect place in which to unwind and enjoy your favourite tipple with great company in relaxed surroundings.