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Interactive Map of the Chilterns

Interactive map featuring a host of things to do and places to visit.

Places to Stay

When you choose to stay in the Chilterns, you can set the bar high. Be it a romantic interlude or a family fling, a snug winter warmer or cool summer retreat, there's something to make the occasion or match the mood. Quality and variety are the keywords here. Bed down in a famous film location, beside the rhinos in a wildlife park or in a Michelin-starred restaurant's luxury rooms.  With options ranging from sumptuous, historic hotels to campsites with stunning views, you'll be spoilt for choice.

Here are some hints to give you a helping hand. Holiday planning is very much part of the pleasure. The holiday experience starts here.

You might choose to stay...


Chilterns View Eco-LodgeIn luxurious eco-lodges over-looking rolling hills in Oxfordshire, complete with king size bed, hot tub, wood burning stove and private veranda. Walks and rides from the doorstep, country pubs and market towns.

Amongst Whipsnade’s rhinos and tigers on Dunstable Downs, with all the creature comforts of your own private lodge.

The long days of summer are the perfect time to experience one of the National Trust's 23 pop-up camping locations around the Chilterns Many will be offering food, live music and marshmallow toasting around a campfire. Don't delay, these are bound to sell quickly.

Cliveden House HotelIn the lap of luxury at Hartwell House where the French king once held court or at Cliveden House Hotel where fortunes were made, plots hatched and history changed.

The Swan at StreatleyOn the spot for inspired cuisine in a Marlow pub, in a coaching inn in Watlington or right on the riverbank at the Swan in Streatley.

The Bull & Butcher and St Mary's Church in "Dibley" aka TurvilleAnd enjoy self-catering in country cottages in other idyllic villages such as Turville, home to The Vicar of Dibley.

The cellar at the Chiltern Valley Winery & BreweryOn hand for award-winning wines and beer, with tours and tastings in the Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery.

Where you and your horse can both enjoy a country break in Buckinghamshire.

Town Farm Camping & Caravanning, Ivinghoe HillsIn campsites with exhilarating country views: of the National Trust’s Ashridge Estate, of red kites soaring above the peaceful Radnage valley or of Ivinghoe Beacon – where the farm has pick-your-own fruits and vegetables in summer.

As a guest in the elite Leander Club where Olympian oarsmen and women trained for gold.

At youth hostels, perfectly positioned at Streatly-on-Thames and in the Quaker village of Jordans, where William Penn is buried beside the peaceful 17th century Friends’ Meeting House.

On a working farm in Chesham where you can press your own apple juice.

Hotel du Vin, Henley-on-ThamesIn a former brewery in the centre of Henley, or a country inn in quintessential South Stoke or the depths of Beechy Bucks with the Ridgeway passing right outside the door.

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