Old Stables

Manor Close, Freshford, BA2 7WS, Bath


The Old Stables is created from a stone built-stable block dating from the 1840’s.

Old Stables

It is located in the beautiful Georgian village of Freshford which lies at the junction of the Frome and Avon valleys in the southern Cotswolds. There are some wonderful walks to local pubs following the riverside and canals. All just 15 minutes from Bath by car but the secret of this location is the 9 minute train journey to Bath from the village station, just a short stroll from the cottages.

A three bedroom cottage (two king and one twin-bed)with a fully equipped kitchen opening onto a dining room There is a separate living room with TV/DVD and two large leather couches . The living room has large patio doors that open up onto the courtyard area. The Old Stables can accommodate 6 people. This cottage has: Three bedrooms (two king size and one with twin beds) One family bathroom Living room with Freeview TV/DVD two large leather couches Dining table with 6 chairs Kitchen equipped with all cookware,dishwasher and washing machine Iron/Ironing board. Hairdryers , bed linen and towels are all provided in the bedrooms.Welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, butter, eggs and bacon. Free WiFi.

Neighbourhood overview

Freshford is a beautiful ancient village with a wonderful pub just a few minutes walk from the cottage( The Inn at Freshford) that serves restaurant quality food and all the local beers and ciders.They have an excellent fully stocked( from wine to organic humus!)community shop that also has a good quality cafe that serves lunch. There is also a local doctors surgery. The village is nestled at the junction of the Frome and Avon valleys . The Kennet and Avon canal is a 15 minute walk from the cottage.

Getting around

You don’t need a car to stay in the cottage. The village station is a few minutes walk away. Trains are hourly off peak and thrice hourly at peak times. Bath 9 mins, Bristol 22 mins.
London Padington to Bath Spa 1.5 hours Bath Spa to Freshford 9 minutes

Bath Spa to Freshford “https://www.thetrainline.com/train-times/bath-spa-to-freshford

Freshford to Bath Spa “https://www.thetrainline.com/train-times/freshford-to-bath-spa

There is also a local bus service to all the adjacent villages and Bath. The cottage has two parking spaces suitable for one medium and one small car or a single large SUV.

Other things to note

If you are a runner or keep fit enthusiast the owner is a qualified Personal Trainer (Bath Uni) with much Marathon and half marathon experience. She specialises in Ladies training. Please let us know if you would like guided running or some Personal Fitness training


Old Stables
Manor Close
United Kingdom

T: 07557 770229

E: rguild123@aol.com

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