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Wadenhoe House

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Why We Love It

  • The Grade II-listed manor house sits in 8 acres of landscaped gardens & woodlands
  • Travelzoo members who stayed here have noted the "peaceful surroundings" & "excellent service"
  • It's a 10-minute drive from the historic town of Oundle, which hosts a weekly street market
  • The local area is great for walks -- we recommend walking a section of the 70-mile Nene Way

90% (101 Member Ratings)

"the setting of the house is lovely and the overall impression excellent"
May 29, 2017
Copdock, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The property is situated just off the A1/M1 link road (A14). Peterborough, Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough railway stations are all within 30-minutes' drive. Parking is free for guests.

Rooms & Rates

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Wadenhoe House is a Jacobean manor in the Northamptonshire countryside, 10 minutes' drive from the market town of Oundle and 30 minutes' drive from the cathedral city of Peterborough. Former occupants include the De Lacy family, who lived here in the mid-1600s and are said to have been conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot.

This Grade II-listed property is set within eight acres of landscaped gardens and woodlands --Travelzoo members have praised the "peaceful surroundings" and "beautiful grounds" (in which you may spot birds, deer and badgers), as well the hotel's "excellent service".

Ramblers can take advantage of the area's many walking routes along the River Nene, passing through waterside meadows and across farmland tracks. The house is also a 5-minute stroll from the village of Wadenhoe, where you will find a country pub and a 13th-century parish church with views of the Nene Valley.

The in-house Bistro offers an eclectic menu that includes a traditional Sunday lunch and afternoon tea. Dishes are freshly prepared by head chef Craig Klein and his team using locally sourced ingredients, together with fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs from the kitchen garden.

Bedrooms are individually designed and retain much of this 17th-century property's original character, with stone mullioned windows offering views over the grounds.

We've also negotiated a 2-course lunch or dinner with wine for two for £29.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Games room
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift


  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £5 per night for children aged 3 and under. This includes breakfast. Extra beds are on request, available in Family rooms only and must be requested upon booking. Extra beds are not available for older children and adults.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy levels.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

90% Positive
(101 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hallhouse Holdings Ltd (t/as Wadenhoe) over the past 15 months.
4.2 Ambiance
4.5 Location
3.8 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Great value
Other Comments
Lovely staff and excellent food
Roger Jun 21, 2017 Topcroft StreetBungay, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
the setting of the house is lovely and the overall impression excellent
Other Comments
but there were shortcomings - it gave the impression that it was geared to corporate hospitality and weddings rather than the general public. We almost felt "ghosts" in someone else's party! Breakfast was indicative of this: - particularly annoying as there were three timings: Corporate clients - 7.30 to 8.30 am Wedding guests 9.00am - 10.30 am Other guests - 9.00am - 10.00 am There were actually queues of "other guests" waiting to be let in at 9,00, which can be a late start to a day out. (the breakfast food was excellent though the seating was very cramped) I mentioned this before I left and was given the reasons! It was as well that the two course meal was included as I felt it was grossly over priced, A piece of salmon on a mix of new potatoes and string beans followed by a small brownie and a scoop of ice-cream for which we would have had to pay £25, if I heard correctly. My husband's rib-eye steak was excellent.
jennifer May 29, 2017 Copdock, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The setting - lovely scenery and great for walks in the country & by the river.
Other Comments
The room was a disappointing; small and stuffy during the night as we could not open the windows. We did not get a good night's sleep as a result. Otherwise, everything else was pleasant. We would go back only if we could get a different room!
R May 29, 2017 Impington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The lovely setting.
Margaret May 28, 2017 Croydon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
upgraden my room it was worth every penny
Diane May 20, 2017 King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The setting is stunning and especially April/May the grounds are lush and full of bird life. The meal we had was very nice and the breakfast was very good. The experience was very relaxed despite there being a large birthday party there the first night.
Other Comments
In common with many hotels the accommodation and its condition can sometimes take the edge off your stay. Because (we believe) there was a large party the first night we were allocated a very small room which once probably started life as a single. Whilst the bed was comfy the bathroom let it down. it urgently needs a refurb with a crack in the basin, removal and replacement of the old shower with its associated blackened silicone and a clean around the top half essential work to be done. We can only speak as we found it and we did speak with the staff on our departure to make the same points. It was not serious enough to refuse the room. If your trying to attract repeat business these things are important.
John May 02, 2017 Pevensey, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
This lovely country hotel and its surroundings were ideal for our short stay and the dinner taken on the first night was excellent.. We had coffee in the Cellar Bar after our meal and it was the best coffee I have had in a very long time. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made our stay all the more enjoyable.
Other Comments
We were surprised to find that we needed to pay extra for a twin room.
Tessa Apr 30, 2017 St Albans, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Honesty bar😂😁😙😃
Janice Apr 27, 2017 Alsager, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The evening meal and breakfast was delicious, the room was comfortable
Other Comments
It was a shame you couldn't offer an evening meal on the Sunday, because after having such a tasty main and dessert on Saturday we would have loved to repeat it.
Dawn roden Apr 13, 2017 Walsall, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The uniqueness and friendly owner
NICHOLAS Apr 05, 2017 London, United Kingdom

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