Our History

Photo of Chequers Inn during 1920s

Our History

Steeped in history, The Chequers Inn Hotel and Restaurant at Wooburn Common is a 4 star, 17th-century coaching inn full of charm and style. It is idyllically tucked away in the beautiful Chilterns and is only 24 miles outside of London. The hotel is close to both High Wycombe and Beaconsfield and is also ideally situated near the Thameside towns of Windsor, Henley, and Marlow.

With its oak beams and flagstone floors, The Chequers Inn Hotel and Restaurant is a comfortable blend of old and new and has been owned and run by the same family for over 40 years ensuring a friendly, relaxed, and welcoming atmosphere.


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Stay in the heart of the Chilterns

The 4 star Chequers Inn Hotel and Restaurant has 29 beautiful bedrooms, each retaining the charm of a 17th century coaching inn. They are designed using modern furnishings which still complement the charm of the surrounding countryside.

For Honeymoons and special occasions, we have a romantic room with a beautiful four poster bed, or in our new development, we have spacious Junior Suites or Executive Suites for an extra special stay.

Situation near the business hubs of Beaconsfield, Bourne End and Marlow, The Chequers Inn can also provide a more comfortable stay for visiting business colleagues. Electric vehicle charging facilities are available for guests.

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Food & Drink

Delicious food, beautiful surroundings

The Chequers Inn Hotel and Restaurant is perfect for all occasions. The restaurant light, bright and spacious restaurant has a modern feel whilst the bar area still retains its original charm with oak beams, flagstone floors and open fires.

You can choose to eat in the cosy bar, lounge area or the brasserie-style restaurant – with the same menu available throughout. On warmer days you can enjoy food on our large patio, which catches the sun late into the afternoon. We serve everything from comfort food to more sophisticated dishes, along with extensive fish and vegetarian options. Every aspect of the menu has been developed to keep everyone happy from relaxed lunches to celebration dinners. Our reputation is such that diners travel to The Chequers Inn not only from the neighbouring towns of Beaconsfield and Marlow but from further afield just for lunch.

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Perfect for Training Days, Board Meetings, Sales Presentation or an AGM

Whether you are planning a sales presentation, AGM, training day or company board meeting, our bright and airy conference suite can accommodate up to 50 people* and is easily adapted to suit your requirements. We are located near to Beaconsfield, Marlow and Bourne End, making The Chequers Inn an ideal away day venue from your office.

Equipment can be hired on your behalf, and refreshments including morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon tea, can be tailored to suit your needs. Whatever you require, from a quick tasty lunch to a full carved buffet, can be arranged to make sure your day goes smoothly and productively.

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Gift Vouchers

Looking for an original gift? Get your loved ones or friends some vouchers from The Chequers Inn, Wooburn. Available in a variety of denominations, they can be redeemed against meals in the restaurant or bar or a hotel stay.

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Private Events

The perfect event location

With our proximity to London, Beaconsfield and Marlow, yet views over the countryside, The Chequers Inn Hotel and Restaurant is the ideal location for Wedding Receptions, Private Dinners and Parties. Our spacious function room can cater for up to 60 for a buffet meal. We also have beautifully decorated hotel bedrooms which are perfect if your guests wish to stay over.

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Special Offers

Special offers at The Chequers Inn, Wooburn Common

There is always something going on at The Chequers Inn, Wooburn Common. Whether you are looking to book an elegant meal, a Weekend Stay or a Christmas Party, we’ve got plenty to offer, in charming surroundings.

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The local area

The Chequers Inn is tucked away in the Chiltern Hills above the Thames Valley. This lovely part of Buckinghamshire has lots of interesting historic houses, museums, caves and beautiful walks along the River Thames through Marlow and Cookham. Windsor, with its Royal Castle is a short drive away, and we’re only 30 miles from Central London – easily accessible via short train ride to Beaconsfield.




Career Opportunities

At The Chequers Inn we are a family. We believe our hardworking and friendly team is key to the success of our hotel and restaurant. We are dedicated to great service and our staff know that working at The Chequers Inn, isn’t just a job, it’s a career.

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If you have any questions or would like to make a booking, please feel free to get in touch.