The Walnut Tree Inn used to be known as The Blisworth Hotel until it underwent a period of refurbishment and reopened for business in May 2005.

The vision was to provide a relaxed environment with a quality food and drink offering, as well as hosting superb entertainment in the form of live music and comedy.

Now independently run by Donald and Bernie Turnbull, the inn offers comfortable hotel accommodation with 11 guest bedrooms, a well-stocked bar, and a restaurant providing a good selection of modern British cuisine as well as lighter meals and snacks.


With an emphasis on providing a warm and friendly welcome to our guests, our inn at Blisworth has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews from Trip Advisor for the seventh year running. We have a selection of high-quality ensuite guest rooms available on a bed and breakfast basis, or with dinner included if you prefer.

With a choice of function rooms available at The Walnut Tree Inn, we offer the finest hotel facilities and can provide a high-quality of catering for:

It is our aim to make your visit to our inn as pleasant and inviting as possible, whether you stay in one of our guest bedrooms, book a table in our restaurant, or simply nip in for a quick drink and a chat with our bubbly staff, you’ll always be welcome at the Walnut Inn.

To book a guest room, make a table reservation, or to speak to us in person, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Meet the head chef

Christian Ringsby-Burgess is one of the most charismatic and innovative chefs in Northampton; with great integrity and passion for the menus he creates and the food he prepares for our restaurant. He insists on using only seasonal produce, while ingredients are at their best.

Meat lovers will delight in his skill at selecting and trimming prime cuts and preparing the stocks and sauces that accompany them.

Without exception, our menu is prepared on the premises. Christian and his team bake their own artisanal sourdough breads, which are always available, and prepare delicious and exciting desserts for our ever popular ice cream menu.

01604 859551



Donald and Bernie Turnbull,

Contact details

The Walnut Tree Inn,
21 Station Road,
Northants NN7 3DS

Tel: 01604 859551

Company information

The Walnut Tree Inn is a trading name of Taberna Ltd
Registered In England: 05311878
Registered Address: as above

VAT Registration: 855805891
All prices on this website, except where specifically mentioned, are inclusive of VAT at the current rates.

Payment types

We do not accept cash. Secure online transactions on this site are handled vis Stripe.