We are located just 1.5 miles from the centre of the historic and beautiful town of Bradford on Avon, and 1 mile from the fantastic facilites of Trowbridge where you will find supermarkets, shopping, a cinema and restaurants. The A363 has a cycle path and footpath making a walk to both towns easy and safe. Bikes are welcome.
If you are travelling via public transport Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon train station are a few minutes in a taxi or bus, with regular links to Bath, Bristol and London.
You will find the world heritige City of Bath 25 minutes by car, 20 minutes by train (from Bradford on Avon) or you can catch the bus to Bath which stops just outside the house. Please contact us for further transport information.
BRADFORD ON AVON
Enjoy the unspoilt market town of Bradford on Avon, one of the last outposts of the Cotswolds, in the western corner of Wiltshire, close to the borders of Somerset. Located just 1.5 miles from Mews Cottage, it is the perfect place for afternoon tea.
The magical appeal of the town's position on the banks of the River Avon gives visitors a wonderful setting for leisure, cultural and tourist activities.
Bradford on Avon has a delightful range of independent shops and restaurants lining the narrow streets of the town centre. The surrounding hillside is covered with cotswold stone houses and cottages of every shape and size.
Built for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a wellbeing destination since Roman times. The waters are still a big draw, both at the ancient Roman Baths and the thoroughly modern Thermae Bath Spa, which houses the only natural thermal hot springs in Britain you can bathe in.
Bath’s compact, visitor-friendly centre is overflowing with places to eat and drink, plus some of the finest independent shops in Britain, making it the ideal city break. Immerse yourself in Bath’s remarkable collection of museums and galleries, and enjoy year-round festivals, theatre, music and sports.
Bath's stunning honey-coloured Georgian architecture include the iconic Royal Crescent and the majestic Circus.
Longleat, nestled within 900 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped grounds, is home to the UK’s original Safari Park, one of the best examples of Elizabethan architecture, and an abundance of exciting attractions including Jungle Kingdom and Animal Adventure where you can get up-close and personal with truly amazing animals.
It's hard to choose from the numerous outdoor activities and walks on offer in the area, here are our top 5;
Kennet & Avon Canal, Bradford on Avon - situated less than 1 mile away these glorious canal walks are on your doorstep.
Southwick Country Park, Trowbridge - 150 acres of green space of meadow, established trees and new coppice, beloved of dog walkers, runners and people with energetic children.
The Court Gardens, Holt - a manageable seven acres of topiary, hedges, pools and plants in satisfying harmony.
Royal Victoria Park, Bath - a short stroll from the city centre, the area is a beautiful expanse of green parkland, spanning 57 acres. Gather your friends for a fun game of tennis or a round on the 18-hole mini golf course, or take the children to the expansive adventure playground.
Skyline Walk, Bath - only a short stroll from the city centre, enter another world, onto the skyline hills above Bath and beyond, through 6 miles of meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys.