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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 78%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 595 reviews

Attractive hotel in the Chilterns with a country inn feel

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings

Dating from the 17th-century, this former coaching inn has certainly expanded over the years and today offers smart, well-equipped bedrooms in a range of sizes. Public areas include the popular bar and Beeches Restaurant, serving a wide variety of dishes to suit all tastes. In addition, there is the informal Jack Shrimpton bar offering snacks and bar meals. Attractive gardens and a good range of function rooms make this a popular wedding and events venue.


  • En-suite rooms: 150
  • Family rooms: 15
  • Ground-floor rooms: 19
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £85
  • Double room, minimum price: £95
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 150


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • Other leisure facilities: Use of private leisure facilities
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 175
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 180
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 108
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 114

Getting here

M40 junction 2 follow Beaconsfield on A355. After 0.5 mile 2nd exit at roundabout signed A40 Gerrards Cross for 2 miles. The Bull is on right.

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Nearest train station

Gerrards Cross

Nearest motorway junction

M40 junction 2
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