The Upper Reaches Hotel

Thames Street, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England, OX14 3JA, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Thames Street, Abingdon, is near Didcot Railway Centre, White Horse Hill, Mini Cooper Plant, and Exeter College.
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    Travel Blogs from Abingdon

    The Fat Duck - Our Night with Heston Blumenthal

    A travel blog entry by trina.manz on Jul 23, 2013

    1 comment, 37 photos

    ... in a huge leather bound book for our perusal and we were told that we would get a smaller copy to refer to throughout dinner and then another copy to take home for ourselves – they were definitely catering for the experience. Our first experience was not even part of the tasting menu but a bonus to let us know what goodness there was to come. Unfortunately as it was not on the menu I cannot name the dish appropriately but it was a tiny beetroot ball with horseradish cream in ...

    Odd times in Oxfordshire

    A travel blog entry by inge.thornton on Jan 19, 2013

    5 photos

    ... at least warm, as it had an electric heater. Unfortunately, if I had the kettle and the heater on at the same time it tripped the fuse, so I had to get used to unplugging the fire whenever I wanted a hot drink. Also, because of the extreme cold, the water in the tank for the caravan had frozen, so I had no running water at all in the caravan for the first week, and had to fill a 10 litre plastic container from an outside tap several hundred yards away any time I ...

    The Thames at Abingdon

    A travel blog entry by denfrancis on Aug 28, 2012

    3 photos

    ... cafes before walking round parts of the town and along by the River Thames. Time then for a short rest at an old tavern before making our way back to the bus stop and our return journey.

    We did not have enough tome to explore the town thoroughly, but left feeling we had made a good choice of destination and could go again another time.


    Oxford and comparison with "the other place"

    A travel blog entry by wayfgrrl on Apr 01, 2012

    16 photos

    ... Cambridge. I found the university buildings in Oxford more spread out; in Cambridge things seem more compact. But my opinion is no doubt coloured by the following: Oxford was swarming with tourists when I was there (school break); I had much nicer accommodation in Cambridge; and I visited Cambridge earlier in my travels and was likely “fresher.” I would like to visit Oxford again during the calmer, less crowded, late-fall or late-winter ...

    A Walk on the Thames

    A travel blog entry by sparsel on Apr 03, 2011

    12 photos

    ... hour for a train. When it finally arrived we snuck into first class and rode to Moreton-in-Marsh. It was only a 30 minute ride and there were few passengers on the train other than us.

    We arrived at the station and walked to an inn that we booked earlier in the day. Lauren was skeptical about the quality because it was attached to a pub--as most real inns should be--but upon checking in they informed us we were upgraded to a deluxe room. It was definitely amazing! ...