Doughton Barns, Near Tetbury
House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 17
EXTENDED FAMILY? This is Ideal for your large gathering of the generations. You are in 5 star Gold Award luxury in peaceful and beautiful Cotswold countryside but with easy access to lots of interesting places to visit. The barns each have enclosed south gardens and on the farm there are short or longer walks with ducks to feed and wildlife to observe.
-BIG BIRTHDAY coming up? there's room for the extended family here...and if its
too many to cook for, you can always hire our LOCAL CHEF for the night. The living areas are huge and the table seats 20.
Winter or summer, there's masses to do in this area; stay in by the 2 log fires or bbq in the gardens after walks on the farm
|Size||Sleeps up to 17, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cotswold water park [ pool beach] 16 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol airport 40 km, Nearest railway: Kemble or Chippenham|
|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, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (9), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 20, Lounge seats for 19|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details outdoors|
There is ample parking in the yard. some undercover.
-A games room with table tennis
-Walks by the moat but the water is deep and children must be supervised.
-In the house you will find a map and clear directions for short and longer walks on the farm or to the local pub or in to Tetbury (1.5 miles)
-For rental of the 2 barns together we require a housekeeping deposit of £200 before arrival to cover for damages. This is usually returned within a week of your holiday if the property has been cared for.
The tariff quoted is for 17 people; we make a charge of £40 per person extra using sofa beds .
Our changeover day is a Friday or a Monday. Please note that the minimum stay is 3 nights.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Tetbury is in the cotswold area of outstanding natural beauty and the landscape is a combination of rolling pasture land famous for its dry stone walls. The walls and roofs of barns and cottages have always been built with the local stone and, as a result, seem to grow out of the land.
There are stately homes to visit like Chavenage as well as pretty villages with rows of stone cottages like those in Minchinhampton, Easton grey or Tetbury's Chipping Steps. The famous Cotswold Way, a 5 day walking trail that passes within 7 miles of Tetbury, is quite stunning with its views over sheep- grazed valleys into villages like Uley and Horsley and eventually into the wonderful crescents and terraces of the Georgian city of Bath.
Beautiful buildings and farmland combine easily around these two 2 market towns which are less than 10 minutes from Doughton. 40 minutes away is either Bath, Bristol, or Cheltenham. Each very popular for shopping ,sight -seeing,concerts and theatre, but each also has something unique: Cheltenham, its famous racing festival in March, Bristol, the SS Great Britain and wonderful children's museums (@Bristol) and Bath, the newly refurbished Roman Baths and tea rooms made famous by Jane Austen's novels.
The National Arboretum at Westonbirt [3 mins drive] is a wonderful place to spend the day in every season of the year.
Visit the Abbey Gardens in Malmesbury, wonderful in late summer and autumn and the Badminton International Horse Trials[10 minutes drive] are held in the grounds of the Duke of Beaufort's well- run country estate, in May.
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12 Aug 2014
"Fabulous Holiday Rental"
To celebrate my 90th birthday, my family, extended family and friends stayed a week at Doughton Barns. From the initial enquiry to the end of our holiday, the owners could not have been more helpful a… More
5 Aug 2014
"Enjoyable week in a charming location,"
A lovely, restful holiday enjoyed by all five of us. We loved Dovecote Barn, it was comfortable, spacious, light and airy. We were made welcome by Sue and Robin and the five little ducks that visited … More
thank you for this helpful review and your encouraging comments
15 May 2014
We booked both barns for our post-wedding celebrations with our family,ranging in age from 4 to 87.The venue lived up to and beyond our expectations, in terms of location, comfort,facilities and party… More
12 May 2014
"The perfect venue for close friends and family."
16 of us ranging in age from 4 to 87 spent 3 perfect days partying to celebrate our wedding.We were warmly welcomed by the owners, the property was perfect in every way.Peter, a local chef recommended… More
8 May 2014
16 of us gathered for our friend Liza's 50th birthday and she couldn't have chosen a more perfect place to celebrate. She had booked both of the barns to accommodate us all and that worked p… More
6 May 2014
"Superb accommodation of a very high standard suitable for large get togethers."
We stayed at the combined Dovecote and Pantiles accommodation for a University reunion, now nearly 20 years after leaving University! The accommodation is of a high standard and very clean, not just t… More
Thank you for this very positive and helpful review. It was great to see everyone enjoying the surroundings. We find it difficult to keep an ipod dock in the house without it getting broken, but will look again into a system for music playing.
4 May 2014
"Stunning yet cosy, perfect"
Several of us had a long weekend at the barn. There was a lovely welcome and clear directions for equipment etc.. The building and layout were fantastic. Plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms which makes … More
Thank you for your positive and helpful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. I will certainly get more serving spoons and dishes.
22 Apr 2014
"A great place to stay, especially a large family"
My three grown up children, spouses and ten grandchildren have all said what a wonderful place to visit, the two barns were very well equipped and had everything we needed, in fact this was our seco… More
22 Jan 2014
"Very well equipped and beautiful setting"
We stayed at this cottage recently for a reunion with some friends. There was 17 of us, and one baby. The cottage is close to rail links from london, and not too far off the motorway. It was perfectly… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. we are very encouraged by it and will keep it up!
19 Jan 2014
"Great Cottage(s) for a large group"
15 of us occupied both cottages for a reunion weekend. We always choose different cottages each year, and this years choice of the Doughton cottages was a fabulous one. The location is fantastic, pict… More
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