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The Swan Hotel, Leighton Buzzard

This hotel is in the heart of Leighton Buzzard, housed in a grade II listed building.

It has been furnished and decorated in keeping with the character of the building and highlighting Leighton Buzzard’s rich history. 

From £62.50 per night


01525 380170


50 High Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, LU7 1EA


There are 38 tastefully decorated hotel rooms, comprising family rooms and twin, single and double rooms, as well as accessible rooms.

There are also two executive double rooms which, in addition to the usual double-room amenities, have a comfortable sofa and a large picture window overlooking the town’s market cross.

For families, we have a large family suite which sleeps four guests (two adults and two children), plus two small family rooms – with a double bed and a sofa bed.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • location_cityCity break
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • elevatorLift
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
Street and statue outside The Swan Hotel

Local attractions

We are 15 miles from central Milton Keynes, with its excellent shopping centre, and 12 miles from the MK Dons Stadium. The MK Stadium complex has a good selection of shops, a cinema and many restaurants and the BOUNCE indoor children’s trampoline park.

For the family, we have Mead Open Farm, the Xscape ski and snowboard centre and skydiving simulator all close by.

Oxfordshire’s Bicester Village is 49 minutes from us, London Euston is only 35 minutes by fast train and Wembley Stadium is 90 minutes, while Milton Keynes is 25 minutes away. London Luton Airport is 20km away.

The local attraction Leighton Buzzard Railway is only a 15-minute walk or five-minute drive away. Whipsnade Zoo is 18 minutes’ drive and Woburn Safari Park is 20 minutes away.

We are situated close to the Grand Union Canal, providing some excellent scenery and ideal for walks with the family or, for the fitness fanatics, great for an early morning run.

We are also close to Rushmere Park – a 210-acre country park at the northern edge of Leighton Buzzard – with lakes, ancient woodlands, conifer plantations, meadows and heathland.

Local transport

Leighton Buzzard train station is on the main London (Euston)-to-Birmingham line. Nearby stations on this line include Milton Keynes, Hemel Hempstead and Watford.

Buses run regularly from Leighton Buzzard to most local towns, including Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Dunstable and Luton. These can be caught from the bus stop on High Street and other stops around the town, depending on the route. There is also a network of routes inside the town.

There are five major airports within a reasonable distance from Leighton Buzzard: Luton (17 miles), Heathrow (47 miles), Stansted (65 miles), East Midlands (79 miles) and Gatwick (82 miles).


For all guests, there is a pay-and-display car park to the rear of the building, on Duncombe Drive (LU7 1SD for your sat nav). Parking charges apply during 8am–6pm. Special daily and weekly rates are available, while Saturday afternoon, Sunday and bank holidays are free.


From the M1, leave at junctions 12 or 13 and follow signs for the A5. From Milton Keynes, take the A5 onto the A4146, heading to Leighton Buzzard. From the A5, take the A4146, taking the turn off the roundabout for the bypass and exiting left at the roundabout towards Linslade. The road will bring you to the centre of Leighton Buzzard.

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Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

Leather armchairs and vintage trunk coffee table at The Swan Hotel pub

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