Rectory Road, Oakley, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23 7EL
Oakley Hall is set in 315 acres of gardens and rural land. This elegant 18th century Georgian manor has a distinguished past with links to Jane Austen who was good friends of the Bramstons – former owners of Oakley Hall. All bedrooms are individually designed and furnished to a high standard with every modern convenience and home comfort. Dine in the 2 AA Rosette Winchester Restaurant, serving delicious dishes, hand picked wines from some of the finest vineyards in Europe. An ideal setting for weddings, conferences or private celebrations.
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"This Georgian manor with 315 acres of gardens and parkland stands on the site of a medieval hall that was purchased by Wither Bramston in 1795 and demolished to make way for the new fashionable style of brick-built country house. Today many of the public rooms retain a Georgian elegance to them . If you feel echoes of Jane Austen that is because she was a neighbour of the Bramstons and wrote to her sister about visiting them at the hall. Jane would have known Wither Bramston’s sister, Miss Augusta, who evidently told the young author that she thought Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice “downright nonsense”. The Conservative MP William Wither Bramston Beach was born at Oakley Hall during the Regency period and the early amateur photographer Jane Martha St. John lived on the estate in Oakley Cottage. William survived into the modern age, being killed in 1901 when he was run over by a London cab. Jane Martha was his aunt from a poorer branch of the family, a very Jane Austen character, but in later life (circa 1850) she took some of the first photographs of Rome."
"Oakley Hall was built in 1795 and its first owners were the Bramston family. Jane Austen was a friend and neighbour of the Bramstons and wrote about visiting them at the hall. On one occasion, Jane told her sister Cassandra, Miss Augusta Bramston "claimed that she thought Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice downright nonsense but expected to find Mansfield Park better”. It is thought that the domineering Mrs Elton (nee Augusta Hawkins) in Emma was named after Miss Bramston."
"Clay pigeon shooting at Oakley Hall, Hampshire: Let your dad lord it up this father’s day on 315 acres of rolling Hampshire countryside. The winding drive alone, snaking up to the elegant Georgian manor, screams: “pass me my shotgun and wax jacket!” And now your dad can don both and test out his hand/eye co-ordination whilst attempting to obliterate pigeons of the clay variety! After working up an appetite in the West Woods of the estate, he’ll then retreat to Oakley Hall for a spot of supper, and to weigh up his new country-gent status."
Information on Oakley Hall Hotel , Rectory Road , Oakley , Basingstoke
|No. of bedrooms:||
Types of room: 14 Courtyard, 2 Courtyard Executive, 2 Courtyard Suite, 1 Garden Cottage
|Room rates guide:||
Double/Twin from: £125.00
Suites from: £255.00
Room with Breakfast
Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Visa
When Closed: Open all year
Child Friendly: Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: No
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Accreditation: AA 4 Star, AA 2 Rosettes
DVD & CD player, Flat screen TV, Freeview channels, Media hub with A/V, USB, HDMI, Audio & PC/VGA connectivity, telephone, Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, Air-conditioning, Built in safe, hairdryer, seating area in some rooms, Egyptian cotton bed linen, iron & board, trouser press, luxury toiletries
315 acres of gardens, AA 2 Rosette Restaurant, Civil ceremony licence, Wedding receptions, 9 meeting rooms, Conference facilities, For up to 60 delegates, Wifi internet access throughout hotel, Private dining
Reading room (library)
|Outdoor activities on site:||
Archery, Clay shooting
Golf, Tennis, Horse riding, Swimming
|Local directions:||Please see our website for directions & Map.|
Nearest major city:
Nearest major airport:
Nearest railway stn:
London (59 miles) (1 hour, 30 mins)
London Heathrow (45 miles) (1 hour) , London Gatwick (67 miles) (1 hour, 25 mins)
Basingstoke (6 miles) (10 mins)
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Thu 01 Jan 2015 – Tue 31 Mar 2015
Join us in January, February & March 2015 to celebrate the opening of our additional brand new bedrooms, Glasshouse Restaurant and 1795 Bar & Lounge.
Enjoy a complimentary pre-dinner glass of Prosecco, a 3 course dinner, overnight stay and full English breakfast from only £129.00 per room per night.
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