Recommended hotels in Banbury
Situated close to Banbury Cross itself, The Whately is set in its own beautiful gardens. The cast of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice got into character easily during their stay here while filming the TV series in the surrounding area, taking inspiration from the stunning scenery all around. Hidden staircases, priest holes and the resident friendly ghost of Father Bernard are famously part of the charm of this 17th Century treasure. A good starting point for exploring the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle and Oxford.Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotelThe Mercure Whately Hall Hotel is very close to Banbury Cross itself. From Junction 11 of the M40, follow the signs for Banbury. Go straight ahead over three roundabouts, at the third turn left. This is the A361 Southam road Towards Banbury. The Mercure Whately Hall Hotel is on your right hand side before you reach "Banbury Cross" roundabout, next to the Odeon Cinema.The Car Park is situated to the rear of the hotel and is accessible through an archway between the hotel and the cinema.See more
Situated in a quiet corner of the historic town of Banbury, yet just 5 minutes from the M40, these fully-furnished apartments offer a modern home-from-home atmosphere with excellent facilities. These apartments have been thoughtfully designed so as to cultivate a living experience infused with the welcoming solace of comfort and relaxation. Contemporary and impeccably maintained, all apartments conform to a very high quality standard.See more
Nothing is more gorgeous than Georgian! At BEST WESTERN Banbury House Hotel, olde worlde charm meets modern convenience to bring you the best of British! Located near the famous market town of Banbury Cross, our antique accommodation (with contemporary comforts) lies just two miles from junction 11 on the M40 and is ideal for tours and trips to Oxford, Stratford, Warwick and Silverstone racetrack. At the midway point between London and Birmingham, you'll have your pick of things to see and do, while our delightful hotel is just as convenient for small meetings with conferencing facilities for up to 70 delegates. An English and continental menu will satisfy your hunger for good taste, and the modern Bar 29 offers a tempting menu. In addition to our roomy rooms, BEST WESTERN Banbury House offers 16 serviced fully furnished apartments for choice as well as charm. Dashwood Apartments are located in a quiet area in central Banbury, so take your pick!See more
Information about Banbury
Banbury is a British town located in the county of Oxfordshire. The town, although very historical, is a vibrant place with an important business community. The narrow streets can be explored on a historic walk of the town and the visitor can take a guided tour to discover all the secrets of Banbury. One of the town's main attractions is Banbury Museum. This is an excellent place to find out about the history of the town as well as to see art exhibitions, a collection of costumes, some as old as the 17th century, and a great deal of information on the English Civil War. Another interesting site is Broughton Castle, a lovely medieval castle set in a rural landscape. A number of movies have been filmed here, including Shakespeare in Love. On a similar theme, you can also visit Upton House, a 17th century country house with a major art collection and a beautiful garden with splendid views over the lakes and valleys of the area. Banbury is a truly beautiful town set in attractive scenery and which has maintained many of its traditions. To visit it is a unique experience.
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