Horton CourtNr Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire
- Guests 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 5 What's this?
- Reference 003057
About Horton CourtGather your family or friends and stay in this unique Grade I listed manor house on the edge of the rolling Cotswolds countryside.
Used as a filming location for both Wolf Hall and Poldark, and with a history stretching back to 1185, Horton Court is a truly spectacular setting for a special getaway. The beautiful Roman city of Bath is on your doorstep as well as the rest of the glorious Cotswolds.
With its incredible sense of history, this recently-restored ancient manor house is perfect for groups celebrating an occasion or exploring the area. Sitting in the small countryside village of Horton, next to the church, the house is surrounded by an open undulating garden, with some low level walls and uneven steps, and overlooks mature woodland. The garden has a beautiful lake set within the grounds, which isn’t enclosed, please be aware if you have children in your party. Inside, the recent renovation project is evident everywhere you look, like the glorious panelling and Pastiche ceiling in the formal sitting and dining room. Pause to enjoy the full length floor to ceiling windows overlooking the gardens or move through to the garden room. The large homely kitchen with its bespoke units also has a dining table big enough for everyone, perfect for lazy breakfasts together. Upstairs there are five bedrooms, sleeping up to ten people and with four bathrooms, you’ll be able to imagine life as lord of the manor.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from the grandeur of the house, you’ll find yourselves less than 15 miles from the bustling city of Bath, and it’s neighbour, the vibrant and cosmopolitan Bristol, perfect for a stroll round the harbourside on a sunny day, or nipping up to elegant Clifton for a lunch overlooking Brunel’s famous suspension bridge. You’re also on the western edge of the beautiful Cotswolds, so there’s a myriad of charming honey-coloured towns, villages and countryside to explore; from Tetbury to Stow-on-the-Wold, Broadway, Bourton on the Water and Burford.
When you stay at Horton Court, you’ll experience first-hand the results of the £2m restoration work that has breathed new life into the building, bringing back centuries-old ceilings and wood panelling and you’ll also be a part of its future – funds from your holiday go back into looking after places like this for everyone. And if you’re keen to see other grand houses, then head to nearby National Trust properties Dyrham Park, Newark Park and Tyntesfield before returning to your own manor in the evening.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Entrance hall, formal dining area and sitting room, snug, large kitchen, a utility room and cloakroom.
A master bedroom suite with 6ft double bed, dressing room and en-suite bathroom. One twin bedroom. One double 5ft bedroom. Two further bedrooms each with 6ft double beds (each can be a twin on request) one with en-suite bathroom and one with en-suite shower room. A further family bathroom.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Heating: Gas central heating throughout the cottage. There is a log burner in the sitting room, which will be laid for you on arrival.
Parking: There is parking available for up to four cars at the front of the house.
Garden: There is a large, undulating open garden with outdoor seating. There are some low level walls and uneven steps to be aware of. The lake set within the grounds, isn’t enclosed, please be aware if you have children in your party.
WIFI: There is limited service.
Please note: The house is next to a church that is still in service.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Dining experience: For the ultimate dining experience, local family run Wards Event Catering offer National Trust guests a personal chef service and drop and dine offer.
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