Self catering holiday cottage near Bath

Welcome to Great Ashley Farm near Bradford-on-Avon. Great Ashley Farm Cottage is the perfect romantic getaway, detached & beautifully converted barn with a stylish interior, offering great charm and original character. Our self catering holiday cottage is nestled on the edge of Great Ashley Farm, down a quiet country lane. Our lovingly restored barn conversion provides superb holiday cottage accommodation in Wiltshire, and is surrounded by picturesque English countryside whilst being within easy reach of Bath city centre.  It boasts independent access, private grounds and ample parking.

Great Ashley Farm is a working livestock farm & equestrian yard and home to our herd of pure bred Sussex cattle. It’s superb rural setting offers the peace and tranquility of one of England’s most scenic counties, Wiltshire

Great Ashley Farm is in a superb location offering tranquillity in some of England’s most beautiful countryside just 20 minutes East of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bath and less than 2 miles from the Saxon town of Bradford-on-Avon with its tithe barn, narrow streets, quaint shops and the Kennet and Avon Canal running through. Longleat,  Castle Combe, Wells, Glastonbury & the Cotswolds are all within easy reach.  Lovers of the National Trust really are spoilt for choice – we have Great Chalfield Manor and Gardens, The Courts in Holt and Westwood Manor in neighbouring villages, Lacock Abbey, The Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Dyrham Park, Prior Park, Stourhead, Stonehenge Landscape, Avebury Manor all within easy reach.  The Peto Gardens in Iford and the English Heritage property of Farleigh Castle are also in neighbouring villages.  This really is the perfect base for touring and exploring, cycling, walking, golfing or just simply to relax and soak up the lovely peaceful surroundings.

The stylish barn conversion is full of character retaining many of its original features with exposed stonework & beams, upstairs there are vaulted ceilings.  There are two fully equipped bedrooms.  It has oil fired central heating through out. Downstairs offers light, spacious open plan living, upstairs is warm and cosy. There are lovely soft furnishings throughout and modern comforts to make your stay memorable and most importantly comfortable. .

A comprehensively fitted modern farmhouse style kitchen provides integral dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer. single oven, hob, integral dishwasher, microwave & midi hi-fi system, the dining area contains a country kitchen table and four chairs. The living area has comfy sofas, flat screen TV, DVD. Double doors open onto a private patio, with attractive wrought iron garden furniture & a barbeque for those lovely summer al fresco evenings.

This lovely self catering holiday cottage sleeps four. Upstairs are two beamed and vaulted bedrooms. One double and the other with two single beds. All beds have Airsprung quality pocket sprung mattresses & lovely crisp white bed linen, ensuring a restful nights sleep. In the bright airy bathroom you will find quality toiletries, fluffy towels and plenty of hot water. The bath has an overhead shower.

There is a high chair, cot and bed guard in the cottage for those little people.  Cot bedding is not supplied as everyone has their own preferences on what they would like there little people wrapped up in at night.

Great Ashley Farm Cottage is a perfect holiday location for walking, cycling, fishing, golf and many more country pursuits. There is a small utility area at the back of the kitchen with washing facilities and plenty of room for coats and boots. There are many delightful villages within the area, with Winsley at the end of the lane, home to the Award Winning Seven Stars Pub. Less than 2 miles away is the picture book town of Bradford-on-Avon has many quaint shops, excellent pubs and restaurants, delightful riverside walks, the medieval Tithe Barn, The Saxon Church of St Lawrence and not forgetting the Kennet and Avon canal. London is easily accessible in about an hour & half from the nearby Bath Spa train station or 2 hours by road.

The cottage is strictly non smoking. Children are always welcome and we offer the free use of a highchair and travel cot. We regret we are unable to accept pets.

Don’t forget we run also own the Award Winning Great Ashley Farm B&B, so we can always accommodate any friends or relatives that may want to come and stay!

Great Ashley Farm Cottage provides the perfect rural escape for families, couples and friends looking for a holiday rental, short break, weekend break or romantic breakaway, making this the perfect self catering experience or vacation rental.

Cottage rental includes:

  • All electricity and oil
  • Quality Toiletries
  • Bed linen
  • Dishwasher tablets, Fairy liquid and tea towels
  • Toilet rolls
  • Quality bed linen, towels and a bath mat
  • Comprehensive information folders
  • Some locally sourced welcome essential goodies for your arrival


  • Detached, peaceful & private holiday cottage
  • Self catering holiday cottage – Bath only 6 miles away
  • Surrounded by glorious Wiltshire countryside, access is easy from all directions, with plenty of parking.
  • Weekend breaks 3 nights from a Friday, midweek breaks 3 or 4 nights from a Monday. Weekly lets Friday – Friday or longer all year round.
  • The local Hartley Farm shop, sells fresh fruit and vegetables, local meats and speciality cheeses and also has a lovely coffee shop.
  • Lots to see and do in the area even on a rainy day – Longleat, Kennet & Avon Canal, the City of Bath with its Thermae Spa.

As an independently owned holiday cottage,  personal service is at the heart of everything we do private, stylish, comfortable, peaceful and tranquil with Bath on our doorstep, Great Ashley Farm has all the essential ingredients for an enjoyable and relaxed stay, that’s a great combination!