|The Craven Bed & Breakfast|
An Archetypal pretty English cottage Bed & Breakfast with
immense charm and plenty of personal touches
Roses and clematis cover this pretty l7th century thatched farmhouse where breakfast is served around a huge pine table in the farmhouse kitchen.The Craven, which is peacefully situated on the outskirts of Uffington village, was formerly an Inn with it's own brewhouse and is mentioned in "Tom Brown's Schooldays" Nowadays it provides outstanding accommodation and delicious home cooking within the Cotswolds and Oxford areas. Set in attractive gardens, the Craven Bed & Breakfast boasts antique furniture, beamed ceilings, log fires a Victorian Half Tester bed (canopied over one end) and a splendid l8th century four-poster bed. with cabbage rose chintz drapes, and, as with all bedrooms, hand-embroidered sheets and pillow slips.
Nestling at the foot of the Berkshire Downs, in the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, nearby places of interest include Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Bath, the Cotswolds, Kelmscott Manor (of William Morris fame), Stonehenge and the Avebury Stone Circle, the famous Ridgeway Path, and the historic market towns of Hungerford, Lechlade and Burford; The beautiful village of Uffington is also overlooked by a 380 foot long White Horse cut into the hillside. Easy access to Oxford, the Cotswolds, Bath, Swindon, Heathrow and the M4 - junction 14.
The Craven has recently been completely re-thatched and we took the opportunity to redecorate and upgrade some of rooms and the public areas. Click for More about Thatching.
|Last updated 18th August 2003|