Eager fans waiting for the next series of ITV1′s popular drama Downton Abbey this Autumn, can still enjoy a slice of the action with a stay at Oxford Witney Four Pillars Hotel just a couple of miles away from Bampton, home to the fictitious ‘Downton’ village.
This unique and historic village is one of the oldest and prettiest villages in Oxfordshire and the location where many of Downton Abbey’s village scenes and fairs were filmed. Visitors can also see the home of the Crawley’s, St Mary’s Church – the Grantham family church- and the Library, which was used for the facade of the cottage hospital in the series.
Oxford Witney Four Pillars Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Bampton and the beautiful countryside, villages and towns of the Cotswolds. It is also the hotel of choice for many of the cast and crew during the filming of the famous drama. A contemporary hotel designed in the architectural style of the Cotswolds, Oxford Witney Four Pillars Hotel has everything you need for a perfect break in the heart of England: great location, delicious dining in the hotel’s Brasserie, de-stressing in Blake’s Leisure Club featuring gym, pool, spa bath and steam room and stylish bedrooms that provide a welcome retreat after a day of exploring.
A stay at Oxford Witney Four Pillars Hotel this summer starts at just £42 per person per night (for up to five night breaks on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis) and children stay and eat breakfast for free.
For full details and conditions on Four Pillars Hotels, or to book, please visit www.four-summer.co.uk or call 0800 374 692.