The Old Crown Coaching Inn
Welcome to The Old Crown Coaching Inn, where the essence of a bygone era meets modern comfort, making it the perfect retreat for your company's business work trip. Nestled in the heart of the countryside, our inn offers a charming escape, surrounded by picturesque landscapes and a tranquil ambiance. As you step into our quaint establishment, you'll be greeted by rustic decor, personalized service, and a warm atmosphere that seamlessly blends old-world charm with contemporary amenities. Our restaurant showcases the finest local cuisine, sourced from the region's bounty, providing a delightful culinary experience. The well-appointed rooms, each with a touch of country elegance, promise a comfortable stay, while outdoor activities and local attractions provide the perfect balance between work and relaxation. At The Old Crown Coaching Inn, we invite you to immerse yourself in the serenity of the countryside, offering not just a hotel but a unique and memorable experience tailored to your business needs.
For added convenience, The Old Crown Coaching Inn is located just a mile from the A420, ensuring seamless access to the M4 highway.
YOUR EXPERIENCE, YOUR WAY.
Enjoy a three night stay in our beautiful Inn. Wake up to an award winning breakfast prior to an action packed day. Go from group meetings to lost in the countryside within minutes. A countryside escape is what we pride ourselves on. As part of your package, our staff are on hand to show you the best local walks.
It is your business country escape and as part of that we will ensure you are provided with the space you need to get the most out of your time. From breakaway rooms, large meeting spaces, private bar and socialising areas. Private, but always looked after is of utmost importance to us. Our personal and professional approach means you will get the most out of your stay with us.
We are all about fine foods. With a 2AA Rosette restuarant you can be confident that our food is always top notch. Always only using the freshest and finest produce. Our dining experience we offer at The Old Crown Coaching Inn certainly sets us apart from the rest. Please see our sample menu below. Our menu changes every 4 weeks to ensure the best of the season.
Please note, we will work with you to create a menu for each day to ensure variety and preferences. Catering to all dietary requirements.
A message from The Hotel Manager.
Throughout your stay, my commitment is to maintain an environment that maximises productivity and collaboration, ensuring the space is always conducive to achieving the best outcomes. Additionally, as an Oxfordshire expert, I am here to guide you through the finest walks and arrange the most enjoyable local activities.
Surrounded by an array of enticing activities, The Old Crown Coaching Inn extends beyond its charming confines to offer a diverse range of experiences. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty that envelops us with breathtaking walks through picturesque landscapes. For those seeking an exhilarating challenge, indulge in the thrill of clay pigeon shooting. Explore the rich cultural tapestry of our locale by venturing to nearby National Trust sites, steeped in history and heritage. If equestrian pursuits capture your interest, horse riding adventures await. At The Old Crown, we're not just a place to stay; we're your partners in curating an unforgettable business trip. Let us collaborate with you to ensure every aspect of your stay, from work to leisure, is tailored to perfection. See some of our recommendations below.
Buscot Park was laid out in the 1780s in the English Landscape style to provide a naturalistic setting for the late eighteenth century Palladian style house. The famous Water Garden was added in 1904 by Sir Alexander Henderson, later the 1st Lord Faringdon, who commissioned the architect and garden designer Harold Peto to create a link between the house and the Big Lake.
Distance from Hotel: 1.5 miles
Private Folly Tower Experience
Are you looking for a venue with a difference - perfect for a corporate team building event.
We can coordinate an exclusive excursion to the Folly Tower, where a distinctive experience awaits. Positioned atop a hill and enveloped by woodland, this unique meeting space offers panoramic views spanning five counties.
Distance from hotel: 800 meters.
Sightseeing in Oxford
From the glorious Bodleian Library to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford is jam-packed with fantastic things to see and do. It has incredible architecture, superb art and a storied past dating back to Anglo-Saxon times – here, you can follow in the footsteps of Prime Ministers, poets and, of course, Harry Potter.
Busses from Faringdon run every 10 minutes (S6) to Oxford. You can catch the bus from right outside the hotel which takes approx 30 minutes to take you to the heart of Oxford. From there there is an unlimited amount of exploring to do, with cuisines to suit all taste buds and cravings, punting, exploring the historic and beautiful City of Oxford is a must. Follow the link below to see a list of attractions recommended by travel bloggers, tourists and locals alike. Our recommendation and a must do is to enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop of Varsity Club, overlooking the beautiful city and collages.
Distance: 10 miles
The Heart of the Cotswolds: Bibury
Bibury is a charming Cotswold village just a short drive from The Old Crown and Coaching Inn.
William Morris (1834-96) described Bibury as "the most beautiful village in England". Fox News says that Bibury is one of the world's most picturesque villages, and an article on the Huffington Post website (1st May 2014), titled "The Most Charming Towns In Europe You'll Want To Visit ASAP", mentioned Bibury.
There's no doubt that Bibury is featured on many lists of most beautiful Cotswold villages, and even the most beautiful villages in the UK.
The cottages of Arlington Row are often referred to as the most photographed and beautiful cottages in the country.
Originally built in 1380 as a monastic wool store, the building was then converted into a row of weavers' cottages in the 17th century.
Distance from hotel: 15 miles