An Edwardian Motel

The hotel business has always been competitive and owners still look for ways to make theirs more attractive than the next. In Victorian times, temperance hotels sprang up for those wanting an alcohol-free stay then, as cycling became a huge craze, some hotels offered special facilities for members of cycling clubs. Early cars were, of course, owned by wealthy families, and hotels such as this one in Aylesbury saw another, potentially lucrative, opportunity. The Bull’s Head was closed in 1970 and has since been demolished.

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