Bed and breakfast – Welcome to award winning hospitality

Helen and Alex welcome you to their award winning B&B set in 2 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland on their family farm and equestrian yard. Great Ashley Farm is in a superb location offering tranquility in some of England’s most beautiful countryside just 20 minutes east of the world heritage site of Bath and less than 2 miles from the Saxon town of Bradford on Avon with it’s tithe barn, narrow streets with quaint shops and the Kennet and Avon Canal running through. Longleat,Stonehenge, Avebury, Lacock, Castle Combe, Wells, Glastonbury & the Cotswolds are all within easy reach making this the perfect base!

As soon as you arrive at Great Ashley Farm, you will know you have found somewhere rather special. You’ll find us warm and welcoming, with a lifetime’s knowledge of Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire and Bath. The house overlooks a large natural pond abundant with ducks and wildlife and beyond the extensive gardens are fields where horses, cattle and sheep graze offering a calming atmosphere, peace and tranquility.

For dinner the neighbouring village of Winsley has a 17th century village pub, The Seven Stars, with an extensive menu and was runner up in The Bath Life Pub Awards 2009. Bradford-on-Avon is within easy reach and has some really good pubs and restaurants offering excellent food. A comprehensive list can be found in each guest rooms.

We are proud to have been awarded a Visit Britain Silver Accolade which reflects exceptional service and quality.

Our bedrooms have been individually styled and designed with your relaxation and comfort in mind. The peaceful setting, delightful soft furnishings, fine furniture, crisp white linen, sumptuous duvets and superior mattresses encourage a restful night’s sleep.

All the bedrooms are ensuite with power shower and quality toiletries. We can offer a combination of twin, super kingsize, double, triple or single rooms and because we know our guests like to come and go as they choose all have their own entrance. On your well stocked hospitality tray there is a choice of Somersets T J Miles coffee, hot chocolate and tea’s, we also supply bottled water from The Cotswolds and delicious biscuits from Marshfield Bakery. The rooms have delightful views across the rolling countryside and are well equipped with the facilities one would expect including complimentary Wi-Fi broadband access for those who bring their own PC. There is a ground floor room which is ideal for those who find stairs difficult.

Rooms have extensive information wallets advising on places to eat along with places to visit. Tourist information is plentiful also.

Not only has Helen been awarded The Enjoy England Breakfast Award but was also the winner of The Taste Of The West Silver Award for Wiltshire. Helen sources the very best local and regional produce, and cooks it in a traditional english way on the AGA. There is a delicious breakfast menu with a wide variety of dishes. Special diets can always be catered for including Vegetarians and Coeliacs (offering a gluten free option).

We use our own farm fresh eggs, meat from the Church Farm, milk from the Jersey herd of cows at Ivy House Farm and preserves from Rose Farm, Somerset. This is just a handful of the local producers that we very proud to support.

The local Hartley Farm shop is a stroll down the lane and sells fresh fruit and vegetables, local meats and speciality cheeses; it also has a coffee shop.

Remember – Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.

For the third year running Great Ashley Farm are very proud to have been awarded the Silver Accolade from Visit Britain for Quality and Service to Guests – Visit Britain Quality Assessor Stated “The owners are to be commended for their attention to detail and enthusiasm in ensuring high standards for their guests.”


  • Surrounded by glorious Wiltshire countryside, access is easy from all directions, with plenty of parking.
  • Cumberwell Golf Club a stroll down the lane
  • Comprehensive information folders
  • Hairdryers
  • Spacious ensuite shower rooms
  • Central heating
  • Iron and ironing boards
  • Quality toiletries
  • 19′ Flatscreen FreeView Digital TVs
  • Free WiFi access if you have your own computer.
  • Fans
  • Well stocked hospitlity trays
  • Beautiful rural views

As a small privately owned B&B personal service is at the heart of everything we do… Award winning, stylish, comfortable and with Bath on our doorstep, Great Ashley Farm has all the essential ingredients for an enjoyable and relaxed stay – what a great combination!

Don’t forget we have a 2 two bedroom self catering barn conversion on the other side of the farm – so bring your friends and relatives!