If you are travelling some distance to join us then you may well need somewhere to stay.

We can recommend the following accommodation providers.

There are no doubt others in the area and the following are in no order of preference!

The Barn in Towersey (2 min drive/5 min walk)

Just a short walk through the village, this is a delightful self contained, self catered period barn. A continental breakfast, eggs and bacon are provided for you to prepare yourself in the morning.

Website: N/A but contact Melanie for more details.

Address: White cottage, Manor Road, Towersey, Nr Thame, Oxon OX9 3QR

Tel: 01844 213794

Approx price per night: £80 whether 1 or 2 people, £25 if extra bed(s) are required

Peaceful village apartment (2 min drive/5 min walk)

A quiet retreat just a short walk from the studio, this is a delightful place to stay with a lovely outdoor space!

Website: AirB&B

Address: Towersey

Tel: N/A but you do contact jbutler1987@icloud.com

Approx price per night: £75 night

Bull Pen Studio (2 min drive/5 min walk)

Stunning self catering double bedroom on mezzanine floor, shower room, kitchenette, large living area, use of gardens etc. Just a short walk from Phoenix Studio.

Address: Upper Green Farm, Manor Road, Towersey, OX9 3QR

Tel: 01844 260960

Approx price per night: Discount for Phoenix students – £75 night (normally £100)

Lucinda’s Guest Suite, Towersey (2 min drive/5 min walk)

Right in the heart of the village and just a short walk to the studio! 

Website: Air BnB

Address: Brook House, Lower Green, Towersey, OX9 3QP

Tel: 01844 260869

Approx price per night: £69/night

Town Farm B&B (10 min drive)

A warm, cosy B&B which comes highly recommended by our students!

Website: www.townfarmthame.co.uk

Address: Town Farm, 8 Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon, OX9 2AH

Tel: 01844 213712 or 07721 728072

Approx price per night: between £70 – £80 per room depending on occupancy

The Gardener’s Cottage (13 min drive or 5.5 mile walk or cycle along Phoenix Trail)

A gorgeous two bedroom cottage with private garden. Sleeps up to 4. Set in the gardens of The Old Rectory with 15 acres of wildflower meadows to explore and direct access to The Ridgeway. Breakfast hampers can be provided.

Website: www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/20293439?s=51

Address: The Old Rectory, Upper Icknield Way, Saunderton, HP27 9NJ

Tel: 07976 947 084 or karen.irons@gmail.com

Approx price per night:From £100 (special Phoenix Studio rates if booked direct)

The Courtyard & The Hedgerow at Wainhill (9 min drive)

A gorgeous self-catered lodge and beautiful B&B room in stunning location alongside The Ridgeway National Trail. Perfect for couples wishing to explore the Chilterns.


Address: Thatched Cottage, Wainhill, Oxfordshire OX39 4AB

Tel: 07815 562921

Approx price per night:

Self-catered from £135 per night

B&B from £125 per night to include breakfast

Field House Bed and Breakfast (9 min drive)

A nice looking B&B not far from the centre of Thame!

Website: www.fieldhousethame.uk

Address: 5 Fish Ponds Lane, Thame, Oxon, OX9 2BA

Tel: 01844 215395

Approx price per night: Between £85 & £100 depending on room and duration of visit

The Peacock Inn (11 min drive)

A nice pub with accomodation that is just a short cycle ride down the Phoenix Trail for the adventurers out there!

Website: www.peacockcountryinn.co.uk

Address: Henton, Chinnor, Thame OX39 4AH

Tel: 01844 353519

Approx price per night: Between £100-£150 depending on room

The Inn at Emmington (3 min drive)

Just a short drive from the studio, the pub provides comfortable accommodation, offer hearty pub food each evening and cooked breakfasts in the morning. And free parking!

Website: www.theinnatemmington.co.uk

Address: Sydenham Road, Sydenham, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39 4LD

Tel: 01844 351367

Approx price per night: Get a cheaper night’s stay if you quote ‘Phoenix Studio’ – £65 B&B for one person or £75 B&B for 2 people

New Hadden Bed & Breakfast (9 min drive)

Don’t know anyone who has stayed there but it seems very reasonably priced!

Website: www.newhadden.co.uk

Address: New Hadden B & B, 3a High Street, Haddenham HP17 8ES

Tel: 01844 291347

Approx price per night: £50 double, £30 single

Lakeside Town Farm (9 min drive)

A delightful looking self catered cabin. NB 2 night stays only

Website: www.townfarmcottage.co.uk

Address: Town Farm Cottage, Brook Street, Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, OX39 4RZ

Tel: 01844 352 152

Approx price per night: £110

Travelodge Thame (7 min drive)

Enough said really, just be aware that you can find cheaper and nicer locally!

Website: www.travelodge.co.uk

Address: A418, Thame OX9 3SB

Tel: 0871 984 6215

Approx price per night: around £60-70/night

Ridgeway Lodge B&B (14 min drive)

I’ve not heard of any of our students staying here yet but it looks lovely!

Website: www.ridgewaylodge.co.uk

Address: Ridgeway Lodge, Upper Icknield Way, Saunderton, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9NL

Tel: 01844 345438

Approx price per night: £110

The Angel Restaurant (9 min drive)

I’ve not heard of any of our students staying here but have heard good things.

Website: www.angelrestaurant.co.uk

Address: 47 Bicester Rd, Long Crendon, Aylesbury HP18 9EE

Tel: 01844 208268

Approx price per night: £125/double room

Langsmeade Guest House (13 min drive)

A bit more of a drive but have heard good things!

Website: www.langsmeadehouse.co.uk

Address: Milton Common, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2JY

Tel: 01844 278727

Approx price per night: £50 single & £85 double