The Mole & Chicken

“Beautiful countryside inn and very well connected” - VisitEngland Assessor


Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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On the Oxfordshire-Buckinghamshire border, this inn was built in 1831 as housing for estate workers, later becoming the village store and beer and cider house. The far-reaching views from its high terraced garden are magnificent, while inside it’s a combination of exposed beams, flagged floors and smart, contemporary furniture. It's a beautiful inn with very good road links and high levels of housekeeping. The 5 rooms are extremely comfortable and very well furnished. And if you were wondering about the whimsical name – it recalls two long-gone landlords, 'Moley' and 'Johnny Chick'.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Guest Accommodation
4 Star Restaurant with Rooms
Silver Award accolade
Breakfast Award
Recommended for walkers
Recommended for cyclists
The Mole & Chicken
The Mole & Chicken,Easington Terrace,Easington, Long Crendon,AYLESBURY,Buckinghamshire,HP18 9EY
Phone : 01844 208387

About the area

Discover Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire is a land of glorious beech trees, wide views and imposing country houses. Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli savoured the peace and tranquillity of Hughenden Manor, while generations of statesmen have entertained world leaders at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s rural retreat. Stowe and Waddesdon Manor are fine examples of even grander houses, set amid sumptuous gardens and dignified parkland.

The Vale of Aylesbury is a vast playground for leisure seekers with around 1,000 miles (1,609km) of paths and tracks to explore. Rising above it are the Chiltern Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 308sq miles (798sq km). They are best appreciated in autumn, when the leaves turn from dark green to deep brown. In the southeast corner of the Chilterns lie the woodland rides of Burnham Beeches, another haven for ramblers and wildlife lovers. Although the county’s history is long and eventful, it’s also associated with events within living memory. At Bletchley Park, more than 10,000 people worked in complete secrecy to try and bring a swift conclusion to World War II. Further south, an otherwise unremarkable stretch of railway line was made infamous by the Great Train Robbery in the summer of 1963.


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