Bath Christmas market has started! We still have some available rooms during the week however, we are now full each weekend. Why not come and enjoy not just the market but everything else that Bath and the surrounding area has to offer.
There is a fabulous rail journey that takes you from Bradford-on-Avon through the Limpley Stoke Valley to Bath Spa it takes just 15 minutes and the station is just a few minutes walk from the Abbey which is stunning and surrounded by the market. This is one of the most beautiful cities in the world to visit during the Christmas period. There are 200 twinkling chalets spread out across the beautiful streets of Bath selling local produce and handmade gifts. The smells, scents and atmosphere are sure to get you in the Christmas mood.
The market runs from now until 10 December 2017 and the opening times are 10.00 am – 8.30 pm
The Bath Christmas Market
For the third year running we will be offering our ever popular Autumn / Winter Special deal again.
Stay at Great Ashley Farm B&B for two nights and get your third nights half price. This is based on two people sharing a twin or double bedded en suite room. Continental Breakfast is include.
This offer is only available by booking through our website or telephoning direct.
So why not take advantage of the offer a spend a few days at our lovely farm and get a real feel for our beautiful Saxon Town of Bradford-on-Avon
The Tithe Barn,Bradford-on-Avon
The Kennet and Avon Canal, Bradford-on-Avon
Bridge Street, Bradford-on-Avon
The Pack Horse Bridge, Bradford-on-Avon
West Barn, Bradford-on-Avon
Owing to popular demand we will be running our Autumn /Winter Special Offer again this year – stay at Great Ashley Farm B&B for two nights and get our third nights 1/2 price. This is based on two people sharing a twin or double ensuite room with super kingsize bed and includes breakfast from our delicious seasonal menu where we use locally sourced ingredients. Please book through our website.
Bath in Fashion 2014 (3-10 May) promises an exciting and eclectic programme showcasing Summer ‘14 fashions on the catwalk, fashion celebrities and authors sharing their style and stimulating debate as well as hands-on workshops; style counsel; exhibitions, installations and Bath in Fashion on Film. Always a favourite, Fashion Your Future presents career opportunities in the world of fashion.Bath in Fashion title sponsor will be The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. We will take a nostalgic look at that fashion moment, 50 years ago when Barbara Hulanicki created a simple gingham dress and the BIBA brand was born – shifting attitudes and sending the industry on a new trajectory. We will enjoy the company of fashion luminaries like Hilary Alexander and we will look at fashion as a business today with Mary Homer, MD of Top Shop and the creative genius behind Clarks, Paolo Grabielli; and we will meet the extraordinary tenacity and particular style of Camila Batmanghelidjh who pioneered Kids Company, Bath in Fashion’s nominated charity for 2014. Exhibitions at the Fashion Museum will include the Dress of the Year for 2013 and Georgians: 18th Century Dress in Polite Society. A homage to the gorgeous Assembly Rooms, that the Museum calls home. This glittering venue will also be HQ for Bath in Fashion’s 2014 catwalks produced by John Walford from London Fashion Week with top stylist Rebekah Roy. Whilst centre stage will be the Bath in Fashion Pavilion with a programme of making and inspiration. • Meadham Kirchhoff in conversation with Sarah Mower of American Vogue • A talk with Mary Homer, MD of Topshop • Hilary Alexander, former Fashion Director of the Telegraph in conversation with Barbara Hulanicki, to mark 50 years since Barbara created the BIBA brand. • A Creative Bath talk with Creative Director of Clarks Paolo Gabrielli • Men’s Style with Gieves & Hawkes – A talk by Jason Basmajian, Creative Director with Paul Mather, Stylist and former fashion director of Vogue Homme • Camilla Batmanghelidjh talking about her style in aid of Kids Company • A panel discussion on Festival Fashion with Emma Hope • Masterclass with Interior Designer Nina Campbell • Fashion Your Future – a forum for young people to explore careers in fashion • Book talks including Vogue On Vivienne Westwood by Linda Watson • Hands on workshops, Bath in Fashion on Film at the Little Theatre Cinema, Kaffe Fassett at The American Museum; Georgian Fashions at the Fashion Museum and Vintage Sunday.
We have a two night break available this week arriving on Tuesday in a super kingsize ensuite room. The price for two people sharing is £ 160.00 including breakfast for two nights.
Why not visit one of the many National Trust properties that we are so blessed with in this area.
The Bath Christmas Market
Each year, the Abbey Churchyard area – a magical setting in the shadow of Bath Abbey and next to the Roman Baths, right in the centre of the stunning Georgian city’s shopping district, is transformed into a Christmas shoppers’ haven – Bath Christmas Market.
Over 140 traditional wooden chalets full of everything you’ll need to prepare for the perfect Christmas will adorn the streets. If you are looking for something extra special to make your Christmas perfect, Bath Christmas Market is the place you’ll find it. All of the retailers sell unique, handcrafted items, many of which are made in the local area and the South West.
The sound of choirs singing carols drifting through the market, colourful decorations brightening the streets and aromas of mulled wine and cinnamon on the air all create a magical atmosphere and will help to get you in the festive spirit!
Owing to a cancellation we have two super kingsize room available from Friday 11 October 2013. The weekend rate is £ 170.00 per couple including breakfast from our delicious Autumn menu. Our rooms are adjacent to the farmhouse so you have your own front door key allowing you to come and go as you please.
The Two Tunnels – a new walk !!!!!!
A new walking and cycling path – officially opened in April 2013 – which has transformed a four-mile stretch of disused railway line into an exciting new walking and cycling path running through Linear Park on the south side of Bath to the disused Devonshire tunnel (at Bloomfield), onto Combe Down tunnel, and then over the renovated Tucking Mill viaduct. The new route includes two brand new bridges and two enormous tunnels. At over one mile long, the Combe Down tunnel will be the longest cycling tunnel in Britain, and will feature an interactive light and sound installation.
The new route links into the National Cycle Network with routes to Radstock and Bournemouth in the south, and the Bristol to Bath walking and cycling route in the west. It also creates a scenic 13-mile loop between Bath and Midford, and back again via the canal towpath.