“A beautiful location within the centre of the village. Pristine levels of cleanliness were noted throughout.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Our Inspector's view
Anvil Cottage is a beautiful cottage in the grounds of The Close, an 18th-century house facing the duck pond, in Biddestone. It is ideally placed to visit Bath, and the historic villages of Wiltshire and the Cotswolds. Originally a working forge, Anvil Cottage has undergone restoration to provide flexible accommodation, including 2 bedrooms with king size beds, and the option to convert one bedroom to two small single beds. Also has a private seating area with barbecue.
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 4
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Private garden
- Garden furniture
- BBQ on site
- Dish washer
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Sky or freeview
- En suite
- Linens provided
- Towels provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Low season minimum price: £700
- High season minimum price: £980
- Changeover day: Fridays and Mondays
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About the area
A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.
Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.
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