Located near the idyllic Chiltern Hills in the Oxfordshire countryside, Abingdon is a historical town that has a huge variety surrounding of attractions. With the River Thames running through the town, and buildings and architecture dating from Roman times, there is a lot on offer for those contemplating a relaxing stay at a hotel in Abingdon. The larger city of Oxford, famed for its university, lies a few miles to the north - and makes for a great day trip from an Abingdon hotel. The hotel at Milton Hill manor house is set in beautiful parkland and is just a short distance outside Abingdon.
Abingdon lays claim to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the whole of the UK and over the years it has seen many periods of prosperity. Its proximity to two major waterways meant Abingdon has been an important town linking the East and West of England. Abingdon continued to grow after the arrival of the railway and this heritage remains one of the area's great attractions the Didcot railway centre is a few miles from this Abingdon hotel. Other notable attractions in the area include the magnificent Blenheim Palace, the beautiful Victorian Highclere Castle and all of Oxford's many wonderful sights.
For car enthusiasts staying at a hotel in Abingdon, it is worth noting that the iconic two seat MG sports cars were made in Abingdon for over 50 years. And taking a spin around the surrounding countryside is a great way of experiencing the outstanding beauty of the area. Hiking, fishing and pleasure boating are other popular activities to do while staying in an Abingdon hotel - particularly as the Cotswolds are on Abingdon's doorstep.
For businesses or companies in search of a conference venue in Abingdon or a location for a training away day, Abingdon has a lot to offer. The syndicate and training rooms at the venue come with high-tech audio visual equipment, while all catering needs can be taken care of at the excellent bar and restaurant.