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Towcester is one of the oldest towns in Northamptonshire and has enjoyed and long and fascinating history, its central area has been designated a conservation zone where most of its buildings have been listed Grade ll. It is home to one of the most important racecourses in the country and as such attracts an enormous amount of visitors who may be well accommodated through the comprehensive selection of Towcester Hotels; these are specifically designed to cater for the business guest, the leisure traveller the honeymoon couple and the family group.

The town is found in the south of the county and lies on a canvas of beautifully rolling countryside it offers visitors a fascinating medley of old and new that blend together to create a captivating ambience. Watling Street is the lively business and commercial hub of the town and lies alongside areas of rural tranquillity; the pretty Parish church of St Lawrence is built on the site of an important Roman building and dates back to Norman times and possibly earlier, not far away in a defensive position by the river Tove is the castle motte.

Traditionally this town has always been an important stop for travellers and boasts some 20 coaching Inns one of which is the ''Saracens Head'' that played host to Charles Dickens and this 16th century Inn was forever immortalised in the famous ''Pickwick Papers''. On the second Friday of each month a Farmers Market offers the opportunity to savour delicious local produce.

The town's real claim to fame is its racecourse that has recently received a 7.5 million pounds for renovations of its facilities; it is set in beautiful parklands and overlooks the picturesque Northamptonshire countryside. The race course and the conference center is one of the most idyllic racing venues in the country. Nearby is Silverstone's famous car racetrack.

There is much to see and do here and visitors are supplied an extensive collection of Towcester Hotels from which to choose, many are found amongst its conservation areas and may be cloaked in a 16th century Coaching Inn now sympathetically restored to provide indulgent accommodations, architecturally presented through Elizabethan or Georgian architecture sometimes hosting low slung ceilings, uneven flagged floors and quaintly warped walls, where open log fires crackle and mantelpieces are decked in bronze ornaments detailing equestrian trophies. Accommodations are unique each en suite bedroom individually styled and hosting privileged views over the cityscape through well draped leaded windows.

Hotels flanking the racecourse and straddling the countryside offer a gentleman's country retreat ambience and may be approached through an avenue of canopied trees to impressive grand Manor Houses now home to luxury hotel accommodations. Here expansive landscaped grounds present the tapestry upon which are set challenging golf courses and provide country pursuits such as walking, hiking, fishing and cycling.

These specialised residences may be the choice of honeymooners as they are home to grand halls and ballrooms providing the perfect ambience for wedding celebrations and accommodations and boast dedicated honey moon suites complete with dining and seating areas opening onto to private Juliet balconies. Master bedrooms host four poster beds and fine linens whilst en suite bathrooms are lavish and provide signature toiletries.

The country retreats most often are home to luxurious Health Spas providing indulgent and therapeutic treatments guaranteed to relax mind body and soul, flanked by sophisticated gymnasiums promising a thorough body work out.

Business guests may prefer the modern hotels set close to communication links and providing all day eateries and a selection of function and event venues companioned with comprehensive business centers. The Towcester Hotels are home to a range of the finest restaurants overseen by master chefs who craft international menus from seasonal produce and complement the fare with vintage wine lists.

Regardless of the individual needs they are sure to be met through the comprehensive display of Towcester Hotels and ensure returns again and again providing the perfect platform from which to enjoy the outstanding scenery and the vibrant town center.