Rowley Cottage at Iford Manor | Iford

Prices from: £375
Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Children: Children aged 12 and over are welcome Pets: Not accepted Onsite Parking: Yes

Cotswold stone cottage on the Iford Estate. Period charm, modern comforts and exclusive access to the world famous gardens of Iford Manor.

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The perfect stay for garden and nature lovers. Surrounded yourself with the beauty and tranquillity of the Iford Valley and the Grade 1 listed Iford Manor Gardens.

Iford was described by Conde Nast Traveller (2021) as one of the Top 20 beautiful villages in the UK and Ireland. Also featured in the Tatler 2021 Travel Guide.

This newly renovated three bedroom (all en suite) Grade II listed cottage, originally part of the mediaeval stables at Iford, promises a beautiful retreat within the Cotswolds AONB, with plenty to do nearby.

With Hypnos mattresses, Egyptian cotton linen and the quiet of the valley, a good night’s sleep is assured.

Enjoy access to the world-famous Iford Manor Gardens each day from when you wake until 4pm, as well as a private, small, south-facing garden of your own.

With three miles of footpaths through the Iford Manor Estate you can easily walk to Westwood Manor (National Trust), Farleigh Castle (English Heritage), the stunning villages of Avoncliff and Freshford, or even walk as far as Bradford-on-Avon.

Alternatively, by car the centre of Bath is just 15-20 minutes away (or one stop by train from Freshford), as well as being perfectly placed to explore the Southern Cotswolds, Somerset and Wiltshire (including Stonehenge, just 45 minutes away).

From Bath, follow A36 South towards Warminster for 5 miles, and turn left, signposted to Iford. Iford is 2 miles South-West of Bradford on Avon, via the village of Westwood. Approached via steep, narrow lanes (6' 6" width restrictions), you'll know you've arrived at this romantic, secret place when you see Britannia standing guard atop the mediaeval stone bridge. Our visitor car park is in the old orchard next to the bridge.

Sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms, all ensuite.

All rooms have a Hypnos mattress, Egyptian cotton and peace & quiet ensure a good night's sleep. Bedroom 1 - Super King bed, desk, wardrobe, en suite bathroom; Bedroom 2 - King size bed, wardrobe, shower in room and en suite WC; and Bedroom 3 - Super King bed, desk, wardrobe, en suite bathroom.

Bedroom 1 - en suite bathroom with bath and rainfall overhead shower; WC and sink; Bedroom 2 - in room shower and en suite WC and sink; Bedroom 3 - en suite bathroom with bath and rainfall overhead shower, WC and sink; and Ground floor - WC and sink.

Fully fitted and equipped kitchen with fridge, freezer, 4 ring induction hob, dishwasher, washing machine, tea & coffee etc. Basic condiments, herbs, olive oil etc are all supplied.

Sonos sound system throughout property. Smart TV and DVD player in living room where guests can sign into their own accounts. DVD library, selection of board games and books all provided.

Access to the world famous, Grade 1 listed Iford Manor Gardens every day from whenever you wake until 4pm (note the general public is admitted April - Sept; Weds - Sun; 11am - 4pm). Private area in front of cottage where you can sit, enjoy a BBQ and take in the peace and quiet accompanied by birdsong or see the bats in summer flying around. Stroll 10 metres to the bridge to watch the kingfishers, swans, egret etc in the water.

Free on site parking directly opposite the cottage in the Iford Manor Visitor Car park by the river.

No smoking on the property please. Should you wish to smoke please do so by the bridge and clear up any cigarette butts after yourself.

Children under 12 not permitted.

Pets not permitted.

Taxis from Bradford on Avon; 30 min walk from Freshford or Avoncliff

Bristol (1 hour) or Heathrow (2 hours)

Sainsburys Bradford on Avon (10 minutes); or Farleigh Road Farmshop (10 minutes)

On site cafe/ supper club (check Iford webpage for details); The New Inn at Westwood; The Inn at Freshford

Iford Manor Gardens;
Miles of walks through unspoilt English countryside;
Easy reach of many attractions in the Cotswolds, Bath, Somerset and Wiltshire. Click for details.

Rowley Cottage at Iford Manor

Rowley Cottage, Freshford, Bath

William and Marianne Cartwright-Hignett

01225 863146

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