Greenlands Hotel

Henley Business School, Greenlands, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 3UA
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Berry Brook Room
  • Berry Brook Room
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Henley Business School Greenlands Campus
  • Twin bedroom with big windows
  • John H Dunning Library
  • Pavilion Restaurant
  • Common Room and Bar
  • The Business School


Set within the 30-acre Henley Business School estate in the Oxfordshire countryside, this magnificent Grade II Listed Building is steeped in history dating as far back as 1480. The WH Smith family purchased the House in 1871 and extended it considerably making it their country home where renovation of rooms within the main house started, which are still to this day kept to the original design.

Situated at the foot of the quintessential Chiltern Hills, with plenty of places to visit including the Hambleden valley where the WH Smith family took up residence in 1946 after making Greenlands available to the Business School. Less than 3 miles from the centre of Henley-on-Thames a market town full of historic buildings and home to the famous annual event the Henley Royal Regatta, 5 miles from the riverside Georgian market town of Marlow and a short car journey to Windsor and the University City of Oxford.

Bordering 3 counties the lords and lieutenants of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire chose Greenlands to host one of the region’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations for her Majesty the Queen and his Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. Hosting around 4000 guests within the beautiful grounds for a lavish summer garden party beside the River Thames.

The Greenlands Hotel is in the separate Thames Court building adjacent to the main house. Comprising of 100 superior double en-suite bedrooms, including 8 luxury balcony rooms with views across the chiltern valley and the grounds leading to the River Thames. Featuring unique designs capturing the heart of Greenlands and providing well-appointed accommodation beside the River, all are fully equipped with the comforts you would expect from a high quality hotel, including Molton Brown toiletries and a Nespresso coffee machine.

Guests can make the most of the on-site fitness centre, the outdoor tennis court, giant lawn chess and a quick game of croquet along with exploring the footpaths into the Chiltern Hills.

With a variety of dining and refreshment options available for guests to enjoy whilst at Greenlands, all created by our own in-house highly skilled chefs. An extensive breakfast buffet is served each morning, everything from a full English to fresh fruit and yogurt, lunch to accommodate all tastes and evening meals available from a full self-service 4 course or a traditional home cooked bar meal.

With multiple lounge areas to enjoy a coffee from either our bean to cup machines or from our fully trained Barista’s, a comfy and relaxed bar area serving a full range of drinks including local ales, wines and spirits, to enjoying the tranquil outdoor surrounds beside the River Thames from the terrace and the benches within the grounds.

Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, the Greenlands Hotel offers everything you would need to make the most of your stay and enjoy the ‘Henley Experience’.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Sat Nav users, please use the postcode RG9 3AU 

From M4/London/Heathrow 

Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 8/9 signposted to Henley (via the A404(M)). Take the A4130 into the centre of Henley. Following the Business School directional signs from the middle of Henley, go straight across the traffic lights on the bridge over the river. Go up to the next traffic lights in the town centre. Turn right following the signs for Marlow (A4155). At the first mini roundabout, go straight ahead, then turn right towards Marlow/A4155 at the second mini roundabout. The main Business School entrance is approximately 2 miles on the right. 

From M4/Bristol 

Leave the M4 at junction 13 and join the A34 towards Oxford. At Milton Interchange roundabout take the 4th exit onto the A4130 to Henley then follow directions as above. 

From M40

Leave the M40 at Junction 4. Take the A404 dual carriageway signposted Marlow/Bourne End. From Marlow town centre take the A4155, towards Henley-on-Thames. The main Business School entrance is on the left approximately 1 mile after the speed de-restriction sign as you leave the village of Mill End. 

From M25

North Leave the M25 at Junction 16. Take the M40, signposted Oxford. Then follow the directions above for arrival from M40. 

South Leave the M25 at Junction 15. Take the M4 West. Then follow the directions for M4/London. 

Public Transport Directions

South West Trains and First Great Western operate from London Paddington to Reading via Twyford or there is a regular train service from London Marylebone to High Wycombe.

The easiest way to get to Greenlands from Twyford or High Wycombe is by taxi. Alternatively, from Twyford you can catch a rail link to Henley where it is a short 5-minute taxi transfer to the venue.

There is a rail link from Henley to Twyford and then back to London Paddington.



  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Conference facilities
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • BACS Accepted
  • Cheques accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour Television all rooms

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


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