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Days Inn Watford Gap

The Days Inn Watford Gap is located 6 miles from Daventry and 8 miles from Northampton.

The hotel has 36 en-suite rooms from £45 per room per night.

Perfect for business, personal, families or just a quick overnighter if you’re stuck, the Days Inn hotel in Watford Gap is guaranteed to be comfortable, clean and well equipped. All the rooms at the hotel in Watford Gap consist of quality made up beds, tea/coffee making facilities, a flat screen TV and en-suite bathrooms. On site in our Watford Gap hotel you will also find free Wi-Fi access. In the morning of your stay, there will be a wide choice of breakfast options available from continental and full English breakfasts to coffee and snacks in Costa. To book your stay at our Watford Gap hotel, the simplest option is to use our reservations form at the top left of every page. Once you're all booked in, leave the paper work to us and relax in the thought that the hotel in Watford Gap will be ready for your arrival.

Watford Gap Hotel Services & Amenities

Continental Breakfast

Sofa Beds (in some rooms)

Free Parking for Guests of the Hotel

Free wi-fi

Full English Breakfast/Childrens Breakfast

Restaurant adjacent

Non Smoking Rooms

Wheel Chair Access

Lounge Chair

Wyndham Rewards

Tea/Coffee making facilities

Smoke Detector

Coffee Maker

Interior Corridors      

Clock Radio

RV or Truck Parking Available

Flatscreen TV

Kids stay & eat FREE

Pets Accepted - 10 GBP Charge Per Pet Per Night Stayed -  Maximum 3 pets per room

Restaurants & Shops

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Costa Coffee

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Fresh Food Cafe

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Chozen Noodle

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Pizza Rossa



Watford Gap Meetings and Facilities

There are currently no meeting room facilities at this location.

Local Attractions in Watford Gap

Northamptom Town Centre 8 Miles East

Silverstone Race Course 20 miles South

Daventry Town Centre 6 Miles West

Althop Country House

Long Buckby Train Station 3 Miles West

Costa - On Site

McDonald's - On Site




Watford Gap Days Inn Hotel Location

Roadchef Motorway Service Area
M1 Motorway
Northampton, NN6 7UZ UK
Fax: 44-1327-871333


all about northamptonshire

Our Watford Gap hotel is conveniently situated on the M1 motorway, ideal for those visiting Northamptonshire. The hotel is close to Daventry and Northampton town centres and is within easy reach of popular attractions such as Silverstone Race Course and Althorp Country House.

History of Northamptonshire

Covering an expanse of 913 square miles, the Northamptonshire county lies south of Leicester and is surrounded by 7 others including Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire making it an ideal location to explore more of the Midlands. Dating back as far as the Paleolithic era (2.6m - 10,000 years ago) it is steeped in history, castles, Roman remains, Anglo-Saxon settlements and boasts many battles and claims including the Battle of Northampton during the Wars of the Roses. For those wishing to find out more about Northampton's rich past, you would do well to visit

Local attractions

Given it's central location Watford Gap's a great choice for people commuting to the surrounding shires and to cater for it's growing inhabitants, provides many places to visit, things to do and of course shopping! There are more than 51 pubs, 8 nightclubs, 9 shopping centres, 13 museums, 12 sports centres and 21 other attractions including speedways, theme parks and all within commutable distance from Days Inn.

Industry in Northamptonshire

Northampton's most famous industry, although somewhat smaller now than before is it's shoe manufacturing. Even local football club Northampton Town FC have the nickname The Cobblers. Back in 2014, the region boasted 34 of the 200 fastest growing companies in the East Midlands including motor racing car manufacturers Ray Mallock, world reknown boot makers Dr Martens and advertising/marketing group NAHL in the top 25%. Travis Perkins and Booker wholesale group are the largest grossing businesses in the area, generating over £8bn in sales between them.

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Activities and days out near Watford Gap

Catanger Llamas

If you're after a unique afternoon out, you'd certainly be hard pressed to find anything as random as Llama trekking. Established in 1995, the Catanger Llamas have been a popular attraction for visitors to the Northamptonshire countryside, offering their company as you wander across pastures, woodland and cutting through the beautiful surroundings of the Shire. Suitable for physically fit participants from the age of 8 upwards, the trek covers around 3.5-4 miles and takes place in most weather conditions.

78 Derngate

If architecture and history is your thing, you should definitely take a tour of 78 Derngate, the final commission of the late Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Stop for afternoon tea, fabulous food and stylish shopping or gaze upon the art exhibitions. There are also spaces for business meetings, corporate events and functions, giving the property a truly multi-functional purpose. Admission is £7.25 and is open 10am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday.

Silverstone Race Course

Home of the British Grand Prix, Northamptonshire boasts the famous Silverstone motor racing circuit which has hosted the event (on and off) since 1948. Built on a former WWII Royal Air Force bomber station, the track is over 2 miles long andhas boasted many famous names amongst it's drivers including Nigel Mansell and Ayrton Senna. There are number of driving experiences available to test your driving skills and push your limits as well as motorbike days and tours around the site.


If excitement and adventure are at the top of your list, a day in an armoured tank driving through rough terrains, woodlands and deep water should quench your thirst for a thrill! Drive one of the 95 tanks around many courses on the Northamptonshire grounds in Helmdon, the perfect way to turn a children's party, corporate day out or stag party into something memorable.

Stanwick Lakes

There's something for everyone at Stanwick Lakes, from 750 acres of countryside and nature reserves to the adventure playground and assault course where both kids and adults can join in. The area boasts it's own horse riding route, fishing in the lakes, many discovery trails and of course plenty of options to relax and eat. You can choose to BBQ on-site, bring a picnic or dine in their on-site cafe before heading over to the outdoor theatre where you'll find local actors, salsa dancing and more during the summer months.

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Annual Events across Northamptonshire near Watford Gap

23/04 Craft & Vintage Fair - Tithe Barn, Wellingborough

Join int the fun at the regularly held craft fairs in the centre of Wellingborough at the ancient Tithe Barn. Open to the public is a display of hand crafted gifts, accessories, vintage items and more for you to buy and have an opportunity to make. With activities for children, demonstrations and a charity stall to help raise money for local good causes.

04/06 Family Fun Day

Attracting over 3000 people per year, the event held by the Rotary Club of Wellingborough Hatton is a well-established date in the diary for Northamptonshire with plenty for the family. Food stalls, amusements and entertainment throughout the day from many local charities, companies and artists with a prize draw for all exhibitors too. Entry to the event is free and will be opened by the Mayor of Wellingborough at 12noon until 5pm. This is a fun day out for all the family with any proceeds going to local Charities supported by Rotary. Come and join your friends we look forward to seeing you.

10/09/2016 to 11/09/2016 village at war re-enactment

If you love history, then this is for you! A full-on 1940s re-enactment including living history groups, military vehicles, black market traders, air raids, vintage transport and parades finished off with a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly-past. Join in the fun as you experience make and mend displays, firepower demonstrations and rationing with live music from the 40s, village hall tea dances and drumhead service with the Royal British Legion.

27/08/2016 to 28/08/2016 weedon weekender

For the more sporty types, the Weedon Weekender includes a village fete, family fun day, entertainments, sports and a band in the evening, topped off with a fantastic firework display

19-21 08/16 Northampton Balloon Festival

Spectacular sights in the skys as the 27th annual balloon festival sees hot air balloons from across the country take to the air (weather permitting).
Opportunities to take part, ride or spectate from the ground as they head up into the clouds.