“Warm hospitality throughout at this 400-year-old former coaching inn” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Guests can enjoy a town centre location with a high degree of comfort at this 400-year-old former coaching inn. Relaxing public areas feature flagstone floors, oak panelling and real fires, while bedrooms are modern, spacious and equipped to a high level. Diners can unwind in the atmospheric bar before taking dinner in the award-winning restaurant. The new Laura Ashley Tea Room offers a choice of delicious afternoon teas for that special occasion whilst meetings and events can be held either in the Historic Ballroom or The Cellar. On site parking available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 49
- Family rooms: 4
- Bedrooms Ground: 3
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Gym available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 37
- Indoor parking spaces: 15
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Single room, minimum price: £75
- Double room, minimum price: £110
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
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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