Wiltshire Tourist Guide

Holiday Rentals and Self Catering in Bradford on Avon near Bath - Wiltshire

Holiday Rentals and Self catering in Bradford on Avon and near the town make an excellent base for your vacation especially so being near the city of Bath.

Accommodations list of holiday rentals, cottages, self catering and B&B Bradford on Avon near Bath


Bradford on Avon is a small attractive riverside Wiltshire town with its centre focussed on the ancient bridge. The town holds a weekly market and possesses a friendly local feel. Besides being near the Spa city of Bath Bradford on Avon is steeped in history. For more than six centuries it was a centre of cloth weaving. Many of the buildings on the steep hillside down to the river were formerly spinners and weavers cottages with what used to be woollen mills lining the river bank.



There are English pubs, restaurants and other amenities available in the town. As well as visiting historic and interesting buildings you can walk, hire a cycle or boat and explore the river Avon and Kennet Canal.

There is a very good choice of high quality holiday rentals and self catering in Bradford on Avon both near the centre and outside of the town. Accommodation varies from small cottages to larger properties, mostly of four and five star quality, many of them being attractive fine old buildings renovated to a high standard with modern conveniences.



Kemble cottage, which sleeps up to three, is a charming beamed character cottage with a four poster bed and is within walking distance of the shops and restaurants.



Four-star rated Lock View Cottage, a three storey stone cottage sleeping up to four, stands on a quiet road overlooking the Kennet and Avon canal nearby all the town amenities yet retaining peace and privacy.



As well as luxury bed and breakfast accommodation Priory Steps offers a spacious well appointed apartment. Priory Steps Coachhouse with wonderful views and close to the town centre. The apartment is available for a minimum of three nights and sleeps up to four.



Cumberwell Country cottages are set in beautiful Wiltshire countryside on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty comprising seven luxurious and spacious self-catering cottages. Converted from an ancient Tithe Barn these cottages provide luxury



A little further out and 4 miles from the town are the Church Farm Holiday cottages. Surrounded by open green countryside these holiday cottages also boast the added attraction of a private coarse fishing lake which is available for guests to enjoy free of charge and an outdoor heated swimming pool. The farm also has its own farm shop supplying locally produced goods and home produced beef.



Other excellent four-star farmstay accommodation include Merkins Farm Holiday Cottages who offer a camping site and very popular tearooms which serve delicious breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas



Bradford on Avon is very convenient for visiting the Spa city of Bath, famed for its Roman Baths, fine Georgian architecture and shops. Other attractions in the area include Avebury and Stonehenge, Castle Combe, the National Trust owned village of Lacock and the stately homes of Longleat and Bowood Park.

For further detailsof holiday cottages in the area click on the link below.

Holiday Cottages in Bradford on Avon

Revised Oct 2013