Full of rural charm and spectacular scenery, and home to the World Heritage site at Stonehenge, Wiltshire is a truly memorable place to visit. Within the bustling, historic towns are a collection of equally memorable dog-friendly cottages, hotels and bnb's.
- Salisbury, EnglandIf you are searching for an idyllic and romantic break, look no further. This luxurious and perfectly styled shepherds hut is situated in such a pretty location with far reaching views towards Salisbury’s impressive Cathedral spire and furnished with care and attention to detail to make your stay perfect. With an open plan living space with dining area and a small kitchen separate double bedroom and luxurious shower room this hut offers everything you need for a relaxing, getting away from it all break. If you would like to make your stay extra special or if you have something to celebrate, please enquire direct with the owner after making your booking, about adding a hamper full of local produce available for £40.
Enjoy the simple pleasures in life and enjoy the fresh county air, take a stroll to the village pub, just a few hundred metres away, or grab the bubbly and hop into your own private hot tub and take in the view! You may not want to leave your peaceful bolthole, but if you do, the the historic city of Salisbury is well worth a visit, a little further afield and a little less peaceful Thruxton race circuit offers you an adrenaline fix from karting to supercars. Shop and restaurant 3½ miles, pub 350 yards.£137From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Malmesbury, EnglandA charming, single-storey cottage settled in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Woodburning stove. Pet-friendly. Family-friendly. On-site cattery. Chippenham 10.6 miles; Cirencester 14.7 miles; Bath 23.2 miles.£64From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Salisbury, EnglandShepherds Hut Retreat is just that, in every sense! From the moment you pull up to this perfectly formed shepherds hut, you will be greeted by the stunning rural setting with far reaching views towards Salisbury Cathedral across unspoilt countryside. Open the door and step inside this charming bolthole, where you can relax, switch off your phone and relish the stunning location.
A cosy open plan living space that is perfectly formed, with a separate bedroom and luxurious shower room offering all the home comforts you need. Outside you will find a table and chairs from which to enjoy an evening drink or just sit and admire the views, or jump into the hot tub and watch the sunset or gaze at the stars. If you would like to make your stay extra special or if you have something to celebrate, please enquire direct with the owner after making your booking, about adding a hamper full of local produce available for £40.
If you can tear yourself away, the historic cathedral city of Salisbury is well worth a visit, where you can explore the wide range of independent shops and places to eat or simply stroll into the village of Alderbury, which is just 350 yards away, where you can enjoy a drink with lunch or dinner in the village pub. Shop and restaurant 3½ miles, pub 350 yards.£137From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Mere, EnglandThese two lovely, semi-detached cottages have been beautifully restored by the owners who have a long history with the properties. Olde Oak Cottage (ref UK12890) is situated on the old A303 route and used to be a tearoom so many people may remember stopping here for a cup of tea and slice of cake whilst on their travels. It is steeped in history and the owners aim to relive this through its tasteful decoration, including exposed brick walls and two beautiful open fireplaces, one of which houses a wood burner. Oak Cottage (ref UKC4635) is an 18th century cottage of natural stone and render elevations and has been restored during late 2020 and Spring 2021 and is within 100 yards of the village centre.
Zeals is in an ideal location, with the World Heritage site of Stonehenge being only 23 miles to the east. The Jurassic Coastline, including Weymouth, Bournemouth, is approximately 45 miles and Weston-super-Mare on the Bristol Channel also 45 miles away. Bath, another World Heritage is 25 miles to the north. Other local attractions include Haynes Motor Museum and The Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton both of which are only a 30-minute drive. Aerospace Bristol housing Concorde and the large shopping centres at Cabot Circus and Cribbs Causeway make for another good day. The cathedral city of Salisbury, 23 miles to the east and The New Forest make for a pleasant day out. The National Trust’s Stourhead House and Gardens is only one mile away. This is an all year round attraction with magnificent Rhododendrons in Spring, wonderful walks in the summer and stunning autumn colours. There is a Christmas Festival of Light during December and January. The cottages are 1-mile away from the Stour Valley Way, a well-trodden footpath from Stourhead to Christchurch in Dorset following the River Stour to this beautiful priory town. A wonderful collection of pubs are located nearby, one is just 150 yards away and two more are a 3-minute drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 300 yards.
The properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests.£201From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Salisbury, EnglandThe main house is a unique, Grade II listed, Georgian manor house nestled in 25 acres of Wiltshire countryside. This beautiful detached property features a games room in the basement, a ’secret’ walled garden and well-equipped accommodation for families, friends or couples who enjoy holidaying together, and with 9 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, this makes the ideal choice. Set in private grounds, this charming house has a modern, eclectic, English country decor theme throughout. For those who prefer ground floor accommodation, there is a double bed in the library, which has an en-suite, with a shower and toilet. This shower room has also been designed as a place for washing down your four-legged friends after country walks. The kitchen centres around an Aga, and has a farmhouse-style table, along with all the facilities needed to enjoy a self-catering holiday. On the first floor, known as the Georgian Wing, there are 5 bedrooms, all with a private bathroom. Two of these have super kingsize, timber beds, two have zip and link super kingsize beds, and the other has 2 single beds with matching trundle beds, sleeping up to 4. This room has use of the bathroom just across the landing, while the other 4 bedrooms have en-suites. The Victorian Wing was originally designed as a nursery and servant’s quarters, which has now been made into a further 4 bedrooms, each with their own en-suite. Each of these rooms consist of a super kingsize zip and link beds, two of which are typically set up as twin beds and two as super kings. Guests can enjoy exclusive use of the grounds, which include a walled ’secret’ garden next to the house. There is also a large lawned area for outdoor dining, sunbathing, reading and relaxing. For those who enjoy a walk, there is a 1.5km woodland path behind the house. To the front of the house, an additional large lawned area can be used for games with the children. For those who may be celebrating a special occasion, or perhaps looking to treat yourself, a private chef can be arranged to cook some or all meals during your stay (by arrangement with owner, at cost). There is also a 1-bedroom annexe called The Nook which is also available on the Henge Estate and can be booked under a separate listing.
If you fancy venturing out, Stonehenge is just over 5 minutes’ away, and Salisbury is just over 20 minutes’. The local village is half a mile away and has a convenience store, a pub serving local ales and a restaurant. There are many places to visit within easy reach including Bath, Marlborough, Winchester, Southampton and Shaftesbury. For those who enjoy history, visit Stonehenge, Woodhenge, Durrington Walls, Avebury Henge and stone circles, Alexander Keiller Museum, Andover Iron Age Museum, and many castles dotted around the area. Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World and Finkley Down Farm are within reach, and for those who enjoy outdoor activity, they can book horse riding, fishing, art, golf, festivals and markets, there is plenty within a short drive. Shop ¾ mile, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£2114From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Chippenham, EnglandWrens Nest is a beautifully furnished property, perfect for an escape to the country yet within easy distance of local facilities. Inside, the wonderfully light and airy living space has been finished to a good standard with stone floors throughout. The living area with its double patio doors and vaulted ceiling brings the outside in, perfect for sunny days. This room also features a delightful wood burner, fabulous for snuggling around on a chillier evening while watching nature unfold in the fields beyond from the floor to ceiling glass windows. The well-equipped kitchen area has a wonderful layout with an island style sink unit, breakfast bar and built in appliances. The section of glass wall and roof is a highlight, letting in a huge amount of natural light. Between the living and kitchen areas there is a dining area overlooking the garden. The comfortable bedroom has a lovely double bed and the large shower room features a walk-in shower. Outside there is a lovely enclosed garden, laid to lawn with pretty flowerbeds and seating areas, plus views over the fields beyond.
This charming, single-storey, detached annex is set in a small village just 1½ miles from the town of Chippenham with its larger stores, restaurants and bars, and within easy reach of the M4. Chippenham train station is less than 2 miles away, the city of Bath, famous for its Roman Baths and beautiful architecture, is just 30 minutes’ away by car. Nearby National Trust properties can be found within a short drive, as well as other stately homes. Head to Longleat Safari Park or Bristol Zoo, both under an hour away. Shop, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.£51From price per night based on 7 night stay