Local places to stay

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Why not make a weekend of it? If you’re travelling to the Museum from further afield and need a place to stay you’ll find details of local accommodation on this page.

Places to stay near the Museum

Hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs

The Nags Head

AA four star hotel about 15 minutes walk from the Museum. Stay in Roald Dahl's 'local' - he often frequented the bar here.

Missenden Abbey

A large hotel and conference centre in leafy grounds a short walk from the Museum. Featuring bed and breakfast rooms and onsite parking.

Origins at the White Lion

This very local wine bar boasts 2 double rooms and 1 single. Please note the rooms are above the bar so may experience some noise.

The Garden Cottages

Tranquil bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation a short drive from Great Missenden.

Chalkdell Stays

Self catering farmhouse with far-reaching views that can accommodate up to 6 people. A short drive out of Great Missenden towards Wendover.

The Crown Inn

A pub with en-suite rooms in the converted original barns onsite. A short drive away from the Museum in Little Missenden.


Hurley Riverside Park

Family friendly riverside touring and camping park. Caravan holiday homes also available to hire. Plenty of facilities including an onsite shop, WiFi, disabled wet room and trim trail. About 30 minutes drive from Great Missenden towards Henley. Camping March to October.

Home Farm Campsite and Caravan Park

Open all year round. Camping and caravan park situated in the Chilterns near Radnage. Glamping bell tents are also available to hire, and there’s a pub next door. 30 minutes drive from Great Missenden towards Stokenchurch and the M40.

Highclere Caravan and Camping Park

Set in a quiet, rural location near to Beaconsfield about 20 minutes drive from the Museum. Boasts two children’s play areas, a small shop, WiFi, disabled toilets and local pubs nearby. Closed in February. 

Youth Hostels

YHA Jordans

A family friendly youth hostel set in relaxed grounds in a village near Beaconsfield, about 20 minutes drive from the Museum. Self catering kitchen, WiFi, private rooms available, shop and BBQ area. There is also a small camping area. Open all year.

This list is by no means exhaustive and focuses on the places nearest the Museum, for more accommodation listings take a look at the Visit Chilterns website.

These listings are for information only and are not meant as specific recommendations endorsed by the Museum. We recommend you visit the accommodation providers website, and contact the owners direct, to ascertain if the accommodation will be suitable for your needs.