Widbrook Grange, home of resident owners Jane and Peter Wragg is an elegant 250 year old Georgian country house hotel, peacefully located in 11 acres of grounds on the outskirts of the ancient town of Bradford on Avon.
Its dining facilities offer choices of both an informal Brasserie and a more traditional restaurant and the hotel has an AA Rosette for culinary excellence. Award winning Head Chef Phil Carroll serves fine food for adults and children that is both English and French in origin and that also reflects the rustic past of a traditional English Country House. It is complimented by an interesting selection of New and Old wines. You can enjoy this fascinating food by taking advantage of the hotels excellent value Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Rates. The restaurant is also open to non-residents and because of its reputation locally, it is often full. A table booking is therefore recommended. A private dining room is also available.
The hotel lies on the edge of the Cotswolds amidst rolling countryside, yet is only 20 minutes from the historic city of Bath and Lord Bath's magnificent Longleat stately home and safari park. Stonehenge and Avebury are about 40 minutes drive and the National Trust village of Lacock, with its Medieval Abbey is about 20. The county town of Trowbridge is less than 10 minutes away and London is about a 2 hour drive or 90 minutes by train. Being only 40 minutes from Bristol International Airport, Widbrook Grange is easily accessible from many UK and European cities and even from New York.
Walks from the hotel lead to the Kennet and Avon Canal, with its picturesque narrowboats, past the 14th Century Tithe Barn and to the centre of Bradford on Avon. The town grew from an Iron Age settlement 2500 years ago and is steeped in history. A walk around the town reveals wonderful examples of life in the Roman, Saxon, Norman, Medieval and Industrial Revolution times.
Widbrook Grange is one of Bradford on Avon's finest hotels and for its homely and attentive yet unobtrusive hospitality it is a past winner of the RAC Little Gem Award. The hotel has an intimate relaxing atmosphere of warmth and informality with cosy lounges, log fires burning on cold winter nights and peaceful gardens in which to relax on those balmy summer evenings. The hotel especially welcomes families and has plenty of land for children to explore and play in safety without disturbing those adults who would prefer some peace and quiet. There are children listening devices in all of its bedrooms.
Widbrook’s 20 spacious and tastefully decorated rooms are located in the main house and in its courtyard and garden. These include romantic four posters, family rooms and rooms with facilities for guests with disabilities. Several rooms interconnecting and there are also family suites. Wireless broadband facilities are available in many of the bedrooms. The hotel also has a heated indoor swimming pool, kept at a welcoming 29 degrees all year round and a fitness room for the more energetic.
Corporate guests have the use of a secluded conference suite catering for between 2 and 25 delegates with a full range of facilities, including wireless broadband connections.