Located just off the A40 between Oxford and Burford, Witney is the perfect spot for exploring not just the Cotswolds but further afield as well.
There are plenty of places to stay in and around Witney and we have rounded up a number of them for you here.
Oxford Witney Hotel (Four Pillars)
Built in the old Cotswold style, the hotel offers all the modern facilities that you would expect from a hotel of this quality.
This 4 start hotel is situated just on the outskirts of Witney, off the A40 and is around 10 miles west of Oxford and 7 miles east of Burford.
The hotel prides itself on its charming surroundings and the personal service offered to guests, ensuring a warm welcome and enjoyable stay, whether for business or pleasure. Banqueting for up to 130.
The hotel has full leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, spa, sauna, gym, solarium. Free Car Parking for 170 cars. Live entertainment every Saturday and Speciality weekends such as Dinner Dances.
It’s an ideal base for touring the Cotswolds, Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Stratford and the Thames Valley.
The Blue Boar, Witney
Set in the historic market town of Witney, this former Georgian coaching inn dates back to the 17th century and overlooks the bustling town square.
Known as the Marlborough for over 200 years, in honour of the Duke, it was returned to its original name upon reopening in 2011.
Now a 4 star hotel, the Blue Boar is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the surrounding countryside.
For the business traveller, a well-situated central location from which to base yourself. The hotel offers comprehensive banqueting and conference facilities, with 20 bedrooms all equipped with en-suite bathrooms and designed with your personal need and comfort in mind.
The Blue Boar exudes a natural warmth and charm, ensuring a memorable visit.
The Brasserie bar is the perfect place to sit and view the picturesque town square which plays host to the local market on Thursdays and Saturdays. You will be warmly welcomed into this charming room where you can enjoy a quiet drink at the bar, or a relaxed meal in this informal setting.
The Chef’s blackboards offer an extensive range of freshly prepared value for money meals that our certain to tempt the eye. They have live music in the Brasserie Bar most weekends – suiting a variety of tastes, from good old rock and roll to traditional Irish knees ups!
Part of the Oakman Inns group.
The Bird in Hand Inn, Witney
The Bird in Hand is a beautiful classic Cotswolds stone and slate building set in glorious surroundings.
Nestled amongst the rolling countryside of the Cotswold’s, the Bird in Hand offers you a warm, relaxed welcome, in Whiteoak Green, just to the north of Witney.
The Bird in Hand Hotel abounds with natural Cotswold stone and a number of heavily beamed rooms, each with it’s own warmth and character.
The oldest room is a focal point, with its huge inglenook fireplace which blazes away with enormous logs during the cold winter nights and a display of local flowers during the hot summer season.
Since the original 17th Century Inn was totally renovated, it has endeavoured to provide excellent service and mouth-watering food in a warm, friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The Inn is ideally suited as a base from which to discover the delights of the Cotswolds and surrounding areas.
It has 16 bedrooms as well as meeting room and conference facilities.
Whether a visit to the dreaming spires of Oxford, Blenheim Palace or touring the villages of the Cotswold’s, the choice is yours.
The Mill and Old Swan, Minster Lovell
The Mill and Old Swan hotels are just outside Witney, in the nearby village of Minster Lovell.
The Old Swan is 3 star hotel offers a satisfying blend of Cotswold stone and half-timbering dating back 600 years.
Its sister hotel the Minster Mill is a luxury hotel and spa with a number of individual rooms and a cottage available for rent.
The Old Swan stands in a 60 acre estate along the banks of the River Windrush in a small Oxfordshire village. This charming split centre, offers a wealth of oak beams and glowing fires to welcome you.
The Old Swan has 15 individually designed rooms and suites. At the time of writing, due to Covid restrictions, the hotel is not open for overnight stays but the restaurant is open to diners.
The Swan restaurant is open, with limited availability, if dinner is required, pre booking is necessary.
The Eynsham Hall, North Leigh, Oxfordshire, OX29 6PN
Eynsham Hall is a 3 start hotel and activites and conference centre all in one place.
The site is currently closed for refurbishment, with plans to reopen in summer 2022 at which point we will update the details below.
With over 53 conference room combinations, 144 bedrooms, a dedicated team and an on site purpose built Activity Centre.
Close to major motorways for ease and accessibility and yet Eynsham Hall is tucked away in 30 acres of peaceful countryside, perfect for conference and training.
Each of the 53 conference rooms benefit from natural daylight and provide syndicates next door to the plenary room, ideal for organisers and allows space to be creative for the delegates.