Make a day of it

There’s plenty to see and do in Towcester when you visit so why not make a day of it?


Town Trail – the Towcester and District Local History Society has produced a Town Trail which gives directions for a short walk to visit historic sites and buildings within the town. Copies can be picked up from the museum and St Lawrence Church.

St Lawrence Church – a beautiful Norman church containing a ‘treacle’ bible and a rare cadaver tomb of Archdeacon Sponne, Rector 1422 – 1448. Leaflets detailing items of interest within the church building and churchyard are available at the church.

Bury Mount – a Scheduled Ancient Monument, recently refurbished to create new access to the top featuring an historic timeline detailing key dates in Towcester’s history. Bury-Mount-post-renovation1Great views over the town from the top.

Watermeadows – linked to Bury Mount via a pedestrian bridge, an area of Grade II* registered parkland, part of the original nearby Easton Neston estate.

Riverside Walk – landscaped footpaths lead alongside Silverstone Brook

Towcester Cheesecakes – don’t forget to try our local delicacy, available from a number of outlets within the town, and made to a traditional recipe unique to Towcester


Places to eat:

Towcester has a wide range of places to eat available for you to try; pubs to restaurants, and tea-rooms to diners, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Or why not bring a picnic and enjoy one of the many green spaces within the town?

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Buddies Diner, A43 Brackley Road
The Bull Inn, Brackley Road
Costa Coffee, 120 Watling Street East
The Dolphin Café, 175 Watling Street West
The Folly, London Road
La Strada Bistro, 11 Museum Court (opposite the Museum), Watling Street
Monk & Tipster, 36 Watling Street
New Bekash, 100 Watling Street
The Plough Inn, 96 Watling Street
The Rice Bowl, 132 Watling Street
Saracen’s Head, 219 Watling Street
Stables Bar & Grill, 1 London Road
Towcester Tea Rooms, 169 Watling Street West
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