Why should I stay in a hotel in High Wycombe?
High Wycombe is a large and attractive market town in Buckinghamshire, England, located 46 km from Charing Cross in London. The town is well known for the production of furniture, particularly the famous Windsor Chairs, and is home to the Buckinghamshire New University. There are several excellent business hotels in High Wycombe, both in the centre and on the outskirts of town.
What is there for me to do outside of working hours in High Wycombe?
While the town centre is reasonably modern these days, there are is some beautiful Georgian architecture on view including the Guildhall and the Little Market House. The modern Eden Centre in the town offers the popular shopping outlets along with a range of restaurants, ideal for a relaxed business lunch or casual evening get-together. For evening entertainment and exercise, the centre also hosts a cinema, gym and bowling alley. There are also several museums of interest to visit, and the Wycombe Swan Theatre stages theatrical performances. The Arts4Every1 Centre in town offers regular music concerts and shows.
What can High Wycombe offer me in the way of business facilities?
The town is best accessed from London Heathrow Airport (LHR), located in Hillingdon, just outside of Buckinghamshire and only 35 km from the town centre, while London Luton Airport (LTN) is 64 km from the town. Transport from the airports is available in the form of taxis and a bus and rail service. Should you be planning a conference, the Lane End Conference Centre has a wide range of rooms for meetings, team building and training exercise, along with all the necessary state-of-the-art technology.
What particular locations are of interest to me from my hotel in High Wycombe?
The Wycombe Museum is an interesting visit, as it displays the history of furniture-making in the town, as well as an art gallery, café and shop. The Dashwood Mausoleum is a historic building with a 14th century tower, raised by Sir Francis Dashwood in 1752, which gives excellent views across the town and has several historical displays of interest, including information about Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. For some relaxing fresh air, visit the West Wycombe Park close to your hotel in High Wycombe.