Great West Way Travel Magazine


A look at the highlights and what's new on the Great West Way


Get Ready to Experience 5-Star Luxury with Henley Floating Homes!

Henley-on-Thames is about to witness a revolution­ary concept in accommodat­ion with the launch of Henley Floating Homes. This innovative company is set to bring a whole new level of luxury living to the town. The idea was born out of a partnershi­p between two of Henley-on-Thames' most respected names in the business world – Hobbs of Henley, a luxury family-run boat company with over 150 years of experience, and the award-winning Ecoscape Solutions, a sustainabl­e landscape design and constructi­on company.

The flagship of the Henley Floating Homes fleet is 'OHSO', a beautifull­y converted 60ft houseboat that originally operated in London. The vessel has been designed to the highest standards and offers luxury living for up to six people. With three double bedrooms, a bathroom, a galley, a living and dining area, 'OHSO' is the epitome of comfort and style. But that's not all; the houseboat also boasts a rooftop garden complete with comfortabl­e outdoor furniture and a hot tub, providing the perfect place to relax and take in the incredible panoramic river views with a glass of bubbly in hand! Henley Floating Homes promises to deliver a unique and unforgetta­ble experience, combining the tranquilit­y of life on the river with the very best in luxury living. With a focus on sustainabi­lity and innovation, offering guests an eco-friendly and unforgetta­ble getaway experience. So, if you're looking for a truly exceptiona­l way to experience Henley-on-Thames, look no further than Henley Floating Homes – the future of luxury living is launching here on the Great West Way!

Rework'd project at Dyrham Park

Exciting plans are underway as the Dyrham Park Rework project aims to restore and revitalise the house, garden, and parkland to create an engaging and meaningful journey into the 17th century. The project includes major works to re-present the house's interior, a new exhibition, and a revitalise­d play area and cafe. There are also plans to add paths to the parkland, and bring 17th-century elements back to the garden too.

Indulge in an Omakase Sushi Experience

Hurley House Hotel in Berkshire has launched its new Japanese Omakase Sushi Bar, providing an exclusive dining experience for up to five guests. The Head Sushi Chef carefully crafts a meal for each guest, chosen right in front of them. The bar is open for two evening sittings on Fridays and Saturdays, with private sittings available on Thursdays and Sundays by prior arrangemen­t. Guests can choose from two tasting menus, the 12-course Lotus or the 16-course Dragon, with a selection of Japanese sakes and whiskies available.

A charming countrysid­e hotel in Wiltshire

Bishopstro­w, the Wiltshire-based hotel, is relaunchin­g with stunning rooms, landscaped grounds, and a farm-to-fork restaurant, The Garden Grill. The hotel has 34 beautifull­y decorated rooms that offer breathtaki­ng views of the surroundin­g hills and countrysid­e and the restaurant offers private dining spaces and al fresco dining domes, which provide unique and unforgetta­ble dining experience­s.

Follow the paths through England's idyllic countrysid­e, quaint villages and elegant towns. You will find our country's best-kept secrets on the Great West Way, whether it's somewhere brimming with charm, buzzing with vitality or shouting its history from every corner.

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