“In a beautiful setting, where old and new come together successfully” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Group's Operating Policy is being regularly benchmarked against our own risk assessments, best practice from various hospitality organisations & the CIEH and all gov.uk COVID-19 secure workplace guidelines. We've developed our own suite of e-learning for all employees and are crafting a discreet silver 'checkmark' pinbadge, worn by all staff as a symbol of them having been trained in our RA controls, cleaning, handwashing and symptom exclusion. https://www.oldswan.co.uk/coronavirus-update
Our Inspector's view
Located within its own stunning grounds and gardens including a private stretch of the River Windrush, the Old Swan offers quality and individuality. The rooms are traditional, with old oak beams and fireplaces in some rooms. Each room is individual in design and blend seamlessly with the unique historic features.
Facilities – at a glance
- Private facilities annexe: 3
- Rooms 15
- Bedrooms ground: 6
- Children welcome
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Hard Tennis Court
- Private fishing
- Gym available
- Croquet Available
- Satellite TV
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Located at the heart of England, Oxfordshire enjoys a rich heritage and surprisingly varied scenery. Its landscape encompasses open chalk downland and glorious beechwoods, picturesque rivers and attractive villages set in peaceful farmland. The countryside in the northwest of Oxfordshire seems isolated by comparison, more redolent of the north of England, with its broad views, undulating landscape and dry-stone walls. The sleepy backwaters of Abingdon, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington and Witney reveal how Oxfordshire’s old towns evolved over the centuries, while Oxford’s imposing streets reflect the beauty and elegance of ‘that sweet city with her dreaming spires.’ Fans of the fictional sleuth Inspector Morse will recognise many Oxford landmarks described in the books and used in the television series.
The county demonstrates how the strong influence of humans has shaped this part of England over the centuries. The Romans built villas in the pretty river valleys that thread their way through Oxfordshire, the Saxons constructed royal palaces here, and the Normans left an impressive legacy of castles and churches. The philanthropic wool merchants made their mark too, and many of their fine buildings serve as a long-lasting testimony to what they did for the good of the local community.
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