Kingfisher Barn - Relax in total comfort

At Kingfisher Barn, discover a hidden gem of 10 bed and breakfast rooms and a variety of self-catering properties in a 17th century farm conversion, welcoming both holiday makers and business travellers alike.

The en-suite bed and breakfast rooms are set in the converted stables surrounding a lovely courtyard garden. The main barn is converted in to two 8-bed lodges and The Nest, a 1-bedroom apartment. Our self-catering cottages have been transformed from the old granary, stores and stables in to properties that sleep 2, 3 or 4 guests. All of our accommodation showcases the characterful features of the original farm buildings whilst creating a relaxing space for you to enjoy!

The barn is a wonderful base to enjoy Abingdon and Oxfordshire, with its historical sights, beautiful countryside, independent businesses, eateries and plenty of shopping opportunities.

All our accommodation is prepared to a high standard and we strive to meet the needs of each guest, ensuring your stay is both comfortable and memorable. With free fast wifi, guest information packs and tea & coffee facilities as standard in all our accommodation, you should have access to everything you need to make the most of your time with us. If you have specific requirements, don’t hesitate to contact us and see how we can help.

Dogs are welcome here at the barn, we love meeting your four-legged friends, but please be considerate of other guests who may not be such big fans, and keep your dog on a lead whilst on the grounds. Other pets may be welcome at staff discretion, just contact us to confirm this.

Sightseeing while staying at Kingfisher Barn

We are located just a few minutes' walk from the banks of the beautiful River Thames in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. As well as being perfectly located for walking the Thames path, the Historic Market Town Abingdon-on -Thames is only a ten-minute walk away. The city of Oxford is eight miles away, to which there are excellent bus links from Abingdon, and London is less than an hour's drive.

Choose a day in the town of Abingdon exploring its lovely gardens, historic buildings, river walks and splendid array of independent business’s. Or venture in to the University City of Oxford, a city steeped in history and culture. Spend time having fun on the river by taking a cruise or hiring a boat. Go shopping in the famous Bicester Village or enjoy a day golfing at one of our many local golf clubs. Visit the idyllic towns across the Cotswolds, Henley-on-Thames - the town of the annual Royal Regatta, or Stratford-upon-Avon - home of Shakespeare himself, all within easy driving distance. And last but definitely not least, we are less than half an hour drive from the Royal splendour of Blenheim Palace with its masterpiece of Baroque architecture, landscaped Parkland and stunning Formal Gardens.

Escape from it all and have a wonderful romantic break, family holiday or relaxing countryside getaway at Kingfisher Barn.

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For further information or to make a booking, please call the team or visit our booking site - we look forward to welcoming you very soon.

Kingfisher Barn
Rye Farm, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
OX14 3NN
Tel: 01235 634790


Local Area

Historical Abingdon became the county town of Berkshire sometime after receiving its Royal Charter in 1556. It is a market town and civil parish in England.

This breathtaking town located just six miles south-west of Oxford was formally a county town of Berkshire but had a slight name change in 2012 to become Abingdon-on-Thames.

Abingdon town centre refurbished in 2007 as part of the council's redevelopment plan took on a great new look. All work was in keeping with the surrounding area. 

Come and discover this delightful town for yourself, explore and learn its history, there's so much to see and do!

In 1084, William the Conqueror celebrated and enjoyed Easter at the Abbey. He then left his son, the future Henry I, to be educated there.

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With years of experience and a passion for dogs, we understand your pet is a special member of the family, and you'll want him/her to enjoy the holiday just as much as you!

Our 'Pet-Friendly' policy means you can relax and spend some great time together. From stunning country walks to ambling along the banks of the River Thames, let your 'pooch' enjoy the serenity of our beautiful Abingdon.

Cats are welcome too!

"Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car, he sticks his head out the window.” — Steve Bluestone

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“After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.”

― Kenneth Grahame

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Kingfisher Barn
Rye Farm, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
OX14 3NN
Tel: 01235 634790