Breaks for book buffs from Four Pillars Hotels

Enjoy a stay in Oxford during the Oxford Literary Festival, 22nd – 30th March 2014

Oxford will soon be hosting its annual Oxford Literary Festival (22-30 March 2014) when over 350 writers will flock to this famous university city to celebrate all things literary.  An exciting and intriguing programme of events is planned to suit all ages and interests so this is the perfect time to enjoy a great value break in the city with Four Pillars Hotels.  The group has four hotels in and around Oxford with breaks at the Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel – within walking distance of the city centre -   starting from just £49 person per night on a bed and breakfast basis plus children stay and eat breakfast for free.


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Visitors to this nine day event can enjoy guided literary walks, lunches and dinner parties with prominent authors.  There will also be a festival bookshop, cafe, specialist pop up shops and various creative writing courses available to book.   A fantastic list of speakers includes thriller writer Robert Harris, previous Man Booker winner Ian McEwan and broadcast journalists Peter Snow and Jeremy Paxman.  There is also an exciting children’s programme that includes Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman, famed author Michael Morpurgo and everything from honey sandwich tea parties with Winnie the Pooh stories to a special birthday party for famed bunny ‘ Miffy’ with stories, songs and games.

Located less than half a mile from the centre of Oxford in tranquil parkland, Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel is perfectly placed for enjoying both this literary event and visiting this famous city. With over 170 stylish bedrooms and suites, a full-service restaurant and bar, as well as recreational facilities including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam-room and gymnasium guests can retreat and relax after a day of exploration.

Four Pillars Hotels also has a further three hotels in and around Oxford: the picturesque riverside Oxford Thames Four Pillars Hotel, Oxford Witney Four Pillars Hotel and Oxford Abingdon Four Pillars Hotel.   Prices at Oxford Abingdon Four Pillars Hotel and Oxford Witney Four Pillars Hotel start at just £32.50 per person per night.

For full details and conditions on Four Pillars Hotels’ offers, or to book, please visit or call 0800 374 692.

For further information on the Oxford Literary Festival please visit

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