The Queens Head Inn
“Delightful village inn with lots to offer in rooms, bar and restaurant” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
The Queens Head Inn, on the banks of the River Nene in the picturesque village of Nassington, offers a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome. The adjacent bedrooms are constructed from local stone; each one is smartly appointed and well equipped. Public rooms include a smart lounge bar, a restaurant and a light-filled conservatory dining room.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 10
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 10
- Children welcome
- Private fishing
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Northamptonshire is a mainly rural county of gentle beauty, with farmland, forest and great country estates. Rivers, canals and meadows are all part of the tranquil scene, providing a haven for wildlife.
This is a great area for walking, touring and exploring villages of stone and thatch. There are also some impressive Saxon churches at Brixworth and Earls Barton. Northampton is the county town, and along with Kettering, has long been associated with the production of footwear. Kettering was the second largest town until it was overtaken by the rapid development of Corby as a major centre of the steel industry.
Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park is set in Northamptonshire, although it seems that Austen never actually visited the county. Other famous connections include the poet John Dryden (1631-1700) who was born in the tiny village of Aldwincle; King Richard III (1452-1485) born at Fotheringhay Castle; and American revolutionaries George Washington (1732-1799), whose family came from Sulgrave Manor, and Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) whose father was born in another tiny Northamptonshire village called Ecton.
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