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Daubeneys Shippon with parking and large opening glass doors

Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Our attractive holiday properties lie in the peaceful conservation vilage of Colerne (6 miles from Bath) in Wiltshire, surrounded by rolling countryside.

Beautfiully and sympathetically built, the detached, single storey barn, The Shippon, offers light and airy, contemporary accommodation. Open plan sitting room and kitchen with underfloor heating and wood burning stove. Luxury bathroom with luxury products.

Colerne offers a good selection of shops and pubs and with a regular bus service to and from Bath and within easy reqach of Bristol, Bradford-on-Avon and the much-filmed villages of Lacock and Castle Combe. The village shop and cafe is located 200 yards away together with a family pub and restaurant close to Daubeneys. The location also offers some lovely country walks.

Lots to do with children; Longleat safari Park, Bristol Zoo, At Bristol Museum, the wonderful SS Great Britain. Local riding with qualified instructor.


Welcome pack provided for all guests. High chair and travel cot also available.

Dogs welcome - please discuss price

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol Airport 45 mins away, Heathrow 1 hour, 15m 43 km, Nearest railway: Bath, Chippenham 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The West Country region

Situated in the Cotswolds (an area ONB)and on the crossroads between Somerset, Wiltshire and South Glocestershire, Colerne is a peaceful conservation village surrounded by breathtaking rolling countryside. It is only seven miles from Bath, a designated World Heritage site which is renowned as one of Britain's most beautiful and historical cities with some of Britain's finest architectural treasures like the Royal Cresent and imposing cathedral.

Famous also for it's spa which can be booked in advance or when you arrive. Fabulouse for boutique shopping, galleries, theatre, museums and award winning restaurants. Bath music and comedy festival, Bristol Harbourside Festival, Bristol Balloon Festival, Bath Christmas market and many more.

Nearby is Castle Combe (voted England's prettiest village) and Lackock (both well known for filming) Bristol and Bradford-on-Avon close by. Many festivals and concerts in the area too.

For days out, Westonbirt Artoretum, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Cheddar Gorge, Tetbury, Beaufort Polo Club, Badmington horse trials/Estate and many more. National Trust - Prior Park and Dyrham Park.

For children:

Longleat Safari and adventure park, Bristol Zoo and Gardens, Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Bowood House adventure park, Explore @ Bristol.

Available locally - Fishing, Golf, Clay pigeon shooting, horseriding and boating along the canal.


Our attractive holday cottages and Shepherd Hut are set in the peaceful village of Colerne, surrounded by amazing views. There are many walks short and long. The property is part of a grade 2* listed building dating back to the 13th century. It is the oldest house in the village and of great historical interest.

The Shippon is a single-storey barn which offers light and airy contemporary accommodation and sleeps four. Our other property The Stable sleeps 3 and there is also a sheperds hut which sleeps 2 (see property ref: 325041).

Colerne offers a good selection of shops and pubs and with a regular bus service to and from Bath and Chippenham. Chippenham and Bath railway station is only 15 minutes away. You can be out here within 2 hours of London.

The village shop and cafe is located 200 yards away together with a family pub and restaurant close to the property.

Welcome pack on arrival on arrival together with luxury bed linen and towels together with gordeous bathroom accessories.

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Review 1-4 of 4

1 Jun 2014


"Wonderful Weekend"

Just spent a lovely relaxing weekend at Daubeneys . Our cottage was fab a beautiful converted barn, which had everything we needed and more. Melaine and her husband couldn't be more accommodating… More

19 Nov 2013



We have just come back from spending the weekend at this barn, all I can say it that it is wonderful. It was a surprise weekend away for my Dad's 70th birthday, I didn't want to stay in a h… More

22 Jul 2013


"Beautiful self catering cottage set in gorgeous old world charm"

We rented this cottage for 5 days with our 21 month old son. We had everything we needed (except air con as the weather was amazing!) There were lovely treats left by Melanie (juice, eggs, breads, bite size biscuit treats) which was a lovely touch by the owner. The linen was crisp and so fresh along with towels and lovely Elemis/Ren products in bathroom. The garden was safe for our little one apart from raised garden at the back but he had so much freedom. The dogs entertained him and us. They were so friendly and playful. We were very close to Bath and Bowood, Castle Combe, Lacock and Longleat. It was such a beautiful unspoilt location and the owners were friendly and helpful and respectful of our space as the cottage is situated in close proximity to owners house. A lot of effort went into this self catering cottage and it showed. I would highly recommend this accommodation and would definitely return. On some occasions we ended up in the narrowest of roads when returning back from day trips so beware!!!! They are narrow and hilly. But it's an adventure!!

11 Mar 2013


"Pristine barn, warm and cosy with great attention to detail"

Really lovely barn, Melanie made us feel very welcome, fresh bread, jam, eggs, butter, milk and juice all waiting for us on arrival.
Warm under floor heating and cosy log burner.
Bath is easily accessible and just a short drive away.
Lots of lovely pubs nearby, lots to do, we will definitely be going back.

Review 1-4 of 4

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