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Report - The Upper Reaches Hotel - Abingdon - June 2019



Rachyt

Beauty isn’t always perfection
28DL Full Member
#1
Lovely place this, sitting on the bank of the river Thames, The Upper Reaches used to be an old water mill, the original wheel for it is incorporated inside what used to be the restaurant, I’ve found a pic of this along with a couple of others of what it looked like when it was open. Haven’t seen any reports for here on the forum so I believe it’s the first one.

It’s completely surrounded by water and you go over a little bridge to get to it. We checked it out in daylight but had to go back to find access when it was dark as we were in full view of the pub on the opposite side of the river.

It closed in 2015 when the leaseholders cited a prolonged period of losses. It has been empty ever since but plans were revealed in March this year to revitalise it back as a hotel.

Access was fairly easy, bit of a climb over some barbed wire topped fencing into a small courtyard and we were in. Was a decent explore to end the day with.

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Rachyt

Beauty isn’t always perfection
28DL Full Member
#6
Stomping around on my turf I see - Whenever I've tried this it's been sealed so good job on getting in.
Ah your from that way then? Deffo worth going to check out :thumb I had the heads up from someone that there was access, didn’t know how reliable the information was but it turned out to be spot on
 

mookster

grumpy sod
Regular User
#7
Ah your from that way then? Deffo worth going to check out :thumb I had the heads up from someone that there was access, didn’t know how reliable the information was but it turned out to be spot on
Only a few miles up the road in Oxford, precious little around these ways.
 

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