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Places to stay in and around Great Missenden 

Great Missenden and the Chilterns Area of Outstanding natural beauty make a great holiday location. If you’re planning an overnight stay or holiday near the Museum take look at these options. Do take a look at the accommodation providers website to check availability, rates and suitability for your group. These listings are for information purposes only rather than recommendations, so we advise doing your own research to see if the accomodation meets your needs. 

Nearby Hotels


Missenden Abbey

This former medieval abbey has 57 rooms in glorious grounds just a short walk from the Museum. Breakfast included, free parking and family accommodation on offer. Purpose-built accessible room available.

5 to 10 minutes’ walk from the Museum, London Road


Nag’s Head                                                             

Country pub that was once Roald Dahl’s local. Offers 6 beautifully crafted bedrooms and delicious breakfasts. Great food with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients. Parking available.

15 to 20 minutes’ walk away from the Museum, London Road


Chadwell Hill farm

Stay on a small working farm in the Chilterns. You can sleep in one of the ensuite bed and breakfast rooms or choose a self-catering option and stay in a glamping bell tent or luxury shepherds hut.

15 minute drive from the Museum, Longwick


Chiltern Lodges

Luxury lodges by a fishing lake. Family accommodation available.

25 minute drive from the Museum, Chinnor


Bel and Dragon

17th century coaching Inn situated in the historic town of Wendover a short drive, or train ride, from the Museum. Family rooms sleeping up to 4 available. Serving food all day, including a kids menu.

10 minute drive or one train stop, Wendover


The King’s Arms

Based in the historical Old Amersham Village this hotel dates from the 1400s. It has suites that sleep up to 5, and a townhouse that sleeps up to 6. Restaurant onsite serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

10 minute drive or one train stop, Amersham


The Crown

Sister pub of The King’s Arms, this 400 inn has been the backdrop to many famous films, including Four Weddings and Funeral. Suite sleeping 4 available.

10 minute drive or one train stop, Amersham


Danesfield House

The once private home stands within 65 acres of grounds where families can enjoy lawn games available in the summer months and annual outdoor family friendly events. Family accommodation and children’s menus available throughout the year. Spa Illuminata provides all guests over 5 years dedicated daily swim times.

30 minute drive from the Museum

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Hill Farm

A small friendly campsite located next to Wendover Woods for tents and caravans. Luxury bell tents available that sleep up to 4.

20 minute drive from the Museum, Wendover


Bella Vista camping

A quiet, family campsite in the Chiltern hills.  Prime spot for seeing red kites.

30 minute drive from the Museum, Radnage


Chiltern Retreat

Rural camping on a family farm with over 200 acres to explore. Lots of camping options including fields, meadows and woodland.

30 minute drive from the Museum, Henley


Hurley Riverside park

Large campsite and touring park with caravans available to rent. Onsite shop, slipway, laundrette, playground and nature trail. Accessible wet room and free wifi. The riverfront is a private area alongside the beautiful River Thames.

40 Minute drive from the Museum, Hurley


Swiss Farm Camping

Family-run landscaped touring and camping park. Camping, touring pitches and glamping cabins available. Farm kitchen, café and bar area open all day. Shop, playground and swimming pool onsite.

45 minute drive from the Museum, Henley



YHA Jordans

Large self-catering hostel available for exclusive hire only. Sleeps up to 18 people. Lots of outdoor space and large, practical kitchen.

20 minute drive from the Museum, Beaconsfield