A historic Wedding venue, hotel and restaurant located in the historic Minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Please note that we are operating a reduced service in the current climate. We are open for bed and breakfast and from 11-3pm for the restaurant, lounge and bar - unless by pre-booked arrangement. There are many evening dining options for hotel residents within a short walk from the hotel. We apologise for any disappointment.

Welcome to The Saracens Head Hotel

About the hotel

*Please contact the hotel directly for the best prices on the internet. Where possible, discounts and complimentary Four Poster upgrades will be given to those who book directly through the hotel*

The Saracens Head Hotel offers Wedding facilities for up to 120, with 27 ensuite bedrooms, one of which most famously accommodated King Charles I the night before he surrendered to the Scottish Commissioners during the Civil War.

Only 30 minutes outside of Nottingham and close to all major transport links, we invite you to explore one of Englands most historic hotels.

Food & Drink

The Saracens Head offers bistro dining in The King Charles Restaurant, an elegant, oak panelled room that dates back to the 17th Century.


Comfortable accommodation in the heart of Southwell. All of our bedroom rates include a full English breakfast.

“What a wonderful hotel, fabulous stay, very historical and well kept…”

Dave and Julie Bloomfield


The Saracens Head Hotel offers Wedding facilities for up to 120, with 27 ensuite bedrooms


Whether you are planning a small get together or a large party, we have 4 terrific spaces to accommodate the occasion.