Also known as Saint Peter’s Cathedral, is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Pail and Saint Andrew, whose statues look down from the three high gables of the famous West Front. Although it was founded in the Anglo-Saxon period, its architecture is mainly Normal, following a rebuilding in the 12th Century. It is one of the most important 12th Century buildings in England to have remained largely intact, despite extensions and restoration.
The Haycock Manor Hotel is one of the finest hotels in Cambridgeshire. Set in the idyllic surroundings of Wansford- in-England, on the River Nene, this hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and the finest of facilities. With direct access to the A1 motorway and only 80 miles from London, the hotel is a popular destination to meet, stay and dine. Our hotel is also a perfect venue for weddings, private dining, celebrations, events and conferences; boasting superb hotel accommodation, stylish meeting and event rooms as well as free Wi-Fi throughout.
This Wansford hotel is perfect for country adventures. Why not roam the amazing countryside and marvel in the glorious scenery on offer, or take a trip to nearby Stamford to explore its medieval churches and timber-framed buildings? Once you’ve finished exploring, we recommend a visit to the award-winning Restaurant, Prévost, or the brand-new Brasserie, the Haycock Kitchen.
Need to Know
Number of rooms
Check-in and Check-out
Check-in at 2.00pm
Check-out at 11.00am
Lee Clarke is the Executive Head Chef at the celebrated Prévost restaurant. Lee is a Michelin recognised Chef and not only that, he features in the renowned Good Food Guide as well as Hardens. Passionate about sourcing high quality, local ingredients and presenting them in a unique and creative way, every dish that Lee and his team plate is a culinary delight. Lee and the team look forward to welcoming you to Prévost.
The new spa is due to open in 2022.
There is a superb bespoke gym for hotel guests, fitted with the latest equipment from the world leader in fitness, Life Fitness.
Featuring the latest cardio equipment with personal 21” displays, fully connected and compatible with Apple Watch for seamless integration. You can even download a workout with an instructor for an interactive experience. A separate weights area, featuring benches, weights and kettlebells, means you can enjoy a complete experience whilst on your getaway at the Haycock Manor Hotel.
The boutique fitness centre is for all abilities, meaning wherever you are on your fitness journey, they will have you covered. Whether you want a gentle morning jog on our treadmill to kick start your day, a fully interactive fitness session or an intense work out to get your muscles pumping, there is an array of equipment to suit your gym needs.
Outdoor pursuits can also provide great health benefits which is why the hotel has a variety of stunning walking and running routes within the grounds and beyond. Push bikes and electronic bikes are available for hire so that you can take in all of the wonderful scenery Wansford has to offer.
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The Courtyard Bar is the perfect place to relax during your stay. In the main house, there is a log fire and piano. Enjoy some drinks or Afternoon Tea with the signature cocktail Don’t Burst My Bubble.
A night in a Classic Double room starts from £220.00 per night including breakfast
What the Experts Say
“An amazing hotel transformation. This magnificent landmark building has been restored to its former glory – and then some. And in Prévost, it has a stunning restaurant that does the hotel justice.”
There is have direct access from the A1 to the hotel – the junction is 0.1 miles from the hotel.
Access to the A47 is less than one mile from the hotel.
The hotel is 9 miles away from Peterborough train station and 6 miles away from Stamford train station.
East Midlands Airport is 1 hour 10 minutes’ drive.
Stansted Airport is 1 hours’ drive.
Attractions Near Haycock Manor Hotel
is one of the most complete and important sets of 14th Century domestic wall paintings in Northern Europe and has been cared for by English Heritage since 1984. This varied “spiritual encyclopaedia” of worldly and religious subjects includes the Wheel of Life, the Nativity and King David. You can view the paintings of rare and mythical beasts on the walls and soak up the atmosphere of a 13th Century manor house. It is a fascinating insight into the way medieval people lived and how they viewed the world.
is one of the largest and grandest surviving houses of the 16th Century and a magnificent example of the great Elizabethan “prodigy” houses. Conceived by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, Burghley is a testament to the ambition and vision of the most powerful courtier of the first Elizabethan ago.
contains superb treasures, including fine French furniture, one of the best libraries in private hands and a magnificent collection of paintings. Art enthusiasts can gaze upon works by Renaissance artists dating from the early 15th Century to marvellous 19th Century works by J. F. Lewis, Landseer and Millais. With an array of rooms, including The Chapel, The Marble Hall, Upper Octagon Room and Drawing Room there are many wonders to be seen.
Weddings at Haycock Manor Hotel
The Haycock Manor Hotel is a stunning 16th Century coaching inn located in the picturesque village of Wansford which is nestled within the heart of the Cambridgeshire countryside. The hotel is steeped in history including many of its original features and is surrounded by 12 acres of grounds and beautifully manicured gardens where the River Nene flows peacefully through, perfect for your professional wedding photographs.
Need to know
Wedding facilities and features
The Haycock Ballroom – max. 160 guests seated for a wedding breakfast
An additional 100 guests can be accommodated for an evening reception.
The Manor Suite – max 60 guests seated for a wedding breakfast
Licensed for a civil ceremony for up to 80 guests
Wedding menu options
Lee Clarke, the Michelin recognised Executive Head Chef, has created bespoke wedding breakfast menus which have been written with flair and paired with wine to enhance the dining experience for you and your guests. Lee and his award-winning team are passionate about their food in every sense, which is why they use only the finest seasonal ingredients fresh from the kitchen garden and quality produce when preparing your wedding breakfast.
At the Haycock Manor Hotel, the team understands that every couple has differing ideas when it comes to the perfect wedding day, so they have designed a selection of bespoke packages to create a special day, whatever your budget, style and requirements.
Wedding packages start from £170.00 per person.
Haycock Manor Hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies.
Wedding planning services
The Haycock Manor Hotel has a dedicated in-house wedding coordinator to help bring your special day to life.
Meetings at Haycock Manor Hotel
Day delegate rate: from £50.00
24-hour delegate rate: from £300.00
Maximum number of delegates:
120 (Cabaret style)
350 (Theatre style)