Henley Road, Oxford OX4 4GX, England

Set on 30 acres of Thameside parkland, this elegant hotel in a sprawling medieval building is just over 3 miles south of Oxford.

Some rooms date back to the 12th century, and all mix modern décor with period features including oak beams and ornate windows. Many have views of the river or gardens, and some have patios, balconies or a four-poster bed.

The rooms include en suite bathrooms, and have flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities. Upgraded rooms add designer toiletries and patios or balconies.

There is an airy restaurant with river views, a beamed lounge bar, and a conservatory dining room. With an eclectic all-day dining menu, the hotel provides everything you need, when you need it. From breakfasts to brunch, evening meals and snacks.

The bar is an ideal place to relax after a long and busy day. The friendly bar staff certainly know their way a cocktail or two!

Other amenities include a Roman bath-inspired indoor pool, a sauna and a steam room. The hotel has a gym on-site as well as an all-weather tennis court. Spa treatments are also available to help you ease out those aches and pains.

The riverbank location is the perfect place to get away from it all. But, you can still venture into Oxford if you need to. The hotel has links to local transport, making it easy to explore Oxford and beyond.

Enjoy the crisp Oxfordshire air. Explore the 30-acre grounds and gardens, visit the hotel’s resident honey bees – or pop along to the bug hotel.

The hotel is also an idyllic place to host a wedding or wedding party. It has function rooms and facilities for large groups, as well as the perfect, romantic backdrop.