The Spread Eagle has graced the heart of the historic market town of Thame since the 16th Century. The Grade I listed hotel is nestled amongst the artisan butchers, bakers, delicatessens and teashops that line the charming town centre, which is used as a filming location for ITV’s Midsummer Murders. During its colourful history, The Spread Eagle has played host to many historic figures such as King Charles II, and writers such as Evelyn Waugh and John Fothergill (An Innkeepers Diary).
From the exterior, the hotel is instantly recognisable by its 30ft original sign depicting The Spread Eagle crest that has welcomed travellers for over a century. Our spacious Fothergill Hall is the perfect venue for an unforgettable day, whether it is for a civil ceremony, wedding breakfast or evening party.
Seating up to 160 guests and accommodating up to 200 for an evening party, we offer bespoke packages where every element of your day is individually tailored. Fothergill Hall has its own private facilities, ample car parking and 35 beautifully designed bedrooms. From Garden Rooms to Gielgud Lounge and suites/ You can be assured of an intimate and enchanting setting for your special day. For more convincing pelase visit our beautiful wedding gallery.
Packages start from just £45.00 per person and include all of the major elements of your day.
The 35 guestrooms are reached by a series of higgledy-piggledy staircases with a maze of corridors and black baroque carpets that add to the character and charm of the hotel. Once reached, the guestrooms are tastefully decorated in a romantic style with four-poster beds and vintage furniture. Modern amenities such as flat screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and sleek modern en-suites bring the rooms up-to-date for the 21 Century traveller. The hotel offers a choice of 3 spectacular suites. The stunning Hayloft Suite was once a real Hayloft, and features vaulted Tudor style ceilings with dark wood beams. The dramatic furniture includes a silver and purple chaise longue and mirrored dressing table, while an extravagant stand-alone bathtub adds a spectacular feel to the suite.
Guests can roam around the quaint town of Thame with its thatched roofs, renowned farmers markets and pretty pubs.
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