Just 20 minutes from Bath and Bristol, this 17th-century, stone-built former farmhouse and dairy…
Our Inspector's view
Situated in the lovely ground of Yew Tree Cottage, the Annexe Yew Tree Cottage is a one bedrooom self-catering accommodation. The bright lounge overlooks the countryside and the lane leading to the village of Wick between Bath and Bristol. The bedroom and bathroom are overlooking the side garden and fileds, giving you a peaceful night. The well equipped kitchen allows you to prepare meals while while looking over the stunning garden. Dine, watch TV or DVD, read , chat over a drink, the choice of activity is yours!
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 2
- Private garden
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- Linens provided
- Open all year
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About the area
The Anglo-Saxon settlement at Bristol grew up around the bridge and harbour on the River Avon. With access to the sea, it increased in importance. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose London—Bristol railway line terminated in his gothic-style station of Temple Meads, had long been involved with Bristol. He had remodelled the docks in 1830, and six years later designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the 250-foot (76m) deep Avon Gorge.
During the bombing raids of World War II many churches and historic houses were lost. Fortunately, the finest parish church in England, St Mary Redcliffe, with its 292-foot (89m) spire, survived, although traffic now swirls all around it. Bristol Cathedral was founded as an Augustinian abbey in the 1140s and became a cathedral in1542. The Norman chapter house is particularly fine. There is almost too much to see in Bristol: other gems include Wills Tower, John Wood’s Corn Exchange, the Coopers’ Hall by William Halfpenny, the Grotto at Goldney House in Clifton, the long south façade of Ashton Court, and the Christmas Steps (off the beginning of Park Road).
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