British Hills

British Hills

British Hills is tucked away in the countryside of Tenei Village, in southern Fukushima Prefecture. Experience British culture and cuisine at this educational facility and accommodation complex. Guests can choose from a range of accommodation options, including dormitory rooms, which have been designed in the style of traditional British boarding school rooms. The guest houses are all build in the traditional style of their respective times, including Tudor and Georgian.

Venue Details

Venue Details

British Hills

(+81) 248 85 1313

Related infoPlease note, the Refectory has a semi-formal dress code for guests.

On-site facilities include: Wi-fi, tea rooms, pub, executive lounge, refectory, tennis courts (closed during winter), souvenir shop.
Accommodation details

Capacity: Rooms for 81 private guests

Room styles: Western-style (Dormitory, standard twin, deluxe and luxury rooms available). Majority of rooms are twin rooms.

Check in / Check out: From 3:00 PM / Until 10:00 AM

Meals: British cuisine

Pets: No

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Access Details
AccessShibakusa 1-8, Oaza Tarao, Tenei Village, Iwase District, Fukushima Pref. 962-0622
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Getting there

By Car: 40 min drive from the Shirakawa I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway

By Train: 40 min by shuttle bus from Shin-Shirakawa Sta. (JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line). This shuttle bus must be reserved in advance


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Bandai-Azuma Skyline Cycling Route

The Bandai-Azuma Skyline is one of the top cycling routes of Japan!  The route brings cyclists through dense green forests to volcanic terrain and sweeping views of Fukushima city and the volcanic peak of Mt. Kofuji, or “Little Fuji”. In autumn this course is warmed by vibrant autumn leaves, that make for a magical ride! Fukushima has routes for cyclists of all levels! Click here for more information about Cycling Courses and Events in Fukushima!  (Click here to read our blog about cycling the scenic Bandai-Azuma Skyline!)

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Mt. Azuma-Kofuji

<p>Every year in spring, as the snow melts away it leaves behind the shape of a giant white rabbit on the side of Mt. Azuma-Kofuji. This snow-made rabbit is called the &ldquo;seeding rabbit&rdquo; and it signals to the people of Fukushima that the farming season has come.</p><p>No matter when you decide to visit Mt. Azuma-Kofuji, you can always experience the beauty of this awe-inspiring natural landscape.</p><p>Mt. Azuma-Kofuji is actually an active volcano. It has an appealing symmetry to it, and a soft conical shape; it is because of these classic features that it was named Kofuji, or &quot;little Fuji&quot;, after the iconic Japanese mountain.</p><p>Thanks to the volcanic ground, the area has given birth to many nearby onsen areas which are perfect for relaxing, such as <a href="">Tsuchiyu Onsen</a> and <a href="">Takayu Onsen</a>.</p><p>It&rsquo;s also a great destination for those who decide to drive through the area as the <a href="">Bandai-Azuma Skyline</a> happens to pass just below the crater of Mt. Azuma-Kofuji. It&rsquo;s just a short hike up to the crater and there are plenty of other great trails in the area. Near the crater, along the roadway, stands <a href="">Jododaira Visitor Center</a>, which offers visitors a place to park, rest up, get a snack, and maybe even buy some souvenirs. It&rsquo;s the perfect spot to take a break and explore one of the many short hiking routes to stretch out your muscles after a long car ride.</p><p>Circle the crater of Mt. Azuma-Kofuji on a relaxed 40-minute walk and&mdash;if you&rsquo;re lucky&mdash;enjoy gorgeous views of Fukushima City, <a href="">Mt. Bandai</a>, and the Urabandai area. But do watch your step as the ground can be uneven and even slippery on grey days. The mountain is open from spring to autumn every year.</p>

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Jododaira Visitor Center

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