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Population: 160
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Britford is a small village that lies a mile south east of the cathedral city of Salisbury in Wiltshire. Accessed via the A338 the village sits on the banks of the River Avon. The surrounding wetlands known as Britford Water Meadows were designated a site of Special Scientific Interest in 1975. The meadows are one of the principle attractions of the area offering a tranquil and wildlife rich are for walking, bird watching and horse riding. In the village itself two ancient structures provide the focus of interest. St Peter's Church is a surprisingly spacious village church that still retains its six bells which are still used to call the faithful to worship on a Sunday morning. A little further South East stands the magnificent country estate Longford Castle. country seat of the Earl and Countess of Radnor. Sadly, the estate, its wonderful formal gardens and the magnificent house are not presently open to the public. Dating back to the 1500s Longofrd Castle is home to one of Britain's oldest commercial trout farms, Trafalgar Fisheries. The hungry traveller should visit the Britford Farm Shop. This award winning shop aims to provide the very best in locally produced food and drink.


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Alabaré House (1.09 miles)

Alabaré House
Alabare House is ideally situated in Salisbury. Established as a small Christian retreat centre it also welcomes bed and breakfast guests throughout the year.

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Byways House (1.15 miles)

Byways House

Attractive, family-run lodgings include: Bedrooms with private bathrooms, colour televisions and tea & coffee making facilities. Large free car park. From Byways you can walk all around the City of Salisbury. Close to The Cathedral, Old ... More | visit website

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Grasmere House Hotel (1.17 miles)

Grasmere House Hotel

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Grasmere House is just a short walk from Salisbury and offers superb cathedral views. The fine Victorian house is situated on the banks of the rivers Avon and Nadder, and surrounded by ... More

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Cathedral View (1.20 miles)

Cathedral View

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Cathedral View was built during 1795 and is a Georgian Grade II listed building and we are located opposite the Close wall. We have a magnificent view of Salisbury Cathedral. ... More

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Kings Arms Hotel and Chapter House (1.23 miles)

Kings Arms Hotel and Chapter House
Situated in the very heart of historic Salisbury, The Kings Arms Hotel lies within easy reach of some of the most important treasures of Southern England. The stone for Salisbury cathedral was cut in what ... More | visit website
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White Hart (1.23 miles)

White Hart

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This elegant, Georgian, city-centre hotel with pillared portico has been the city’s finest hotel for over 400 years. The majestic cathedral is within walking distance. The White Hart is the highest-rated AA ... More

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City Lodge (1.33 miles)

City Lodge

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In a 15th-century merchant house, this affordable lodge provides comfortable accommodation in an excellent location in Salisbury, a cathedral city in Wiltshire. City Lodge has a selection of newly refurbished bedrooms, all ... More

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Best Western Red Lion Hotel (1.34 miles)

Best Western Red Lion Hotel

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Salisbury's hidden treasure: This traditional 13th century coaching inn offers a warm welcome and convivial atmosphere. Our elegant and comfortably designed bedrooms will exceed expectations and our antique filled public ... More

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The Cathedral Hotel (1.38 miles)

The Cathedral Hotel

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The Cathedral Hotel is under new ownership and has recently been completely refurbished. This is an exciting new choice for accommodation, business meetings, dining and social events in Salisbury. Hotel ... More

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Rokeby Guest House (1.42 miles)

Rokeby Guest House

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We are a four star silver award guest house set in an Edwardian family run home just a short stroll from Salisbury Cathedral and just 8 miles from Stonehenge. We ... More

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