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Tel code: 01249 | code search
Postcode: SN14 | code search
Population: 460
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This tiny north Wiltshire village was once surrounded only by sleepy farmland but now finds itself just north of the M4, the main arterial route between London and South Wales. As with many small and unspoilt English villages, Grittleton centres around the parish church. St Mary the Virgin was once called All Saints and dates back to at least the Norman period. The church features impressive decorative tiled flooring as well as some wonderful tiled reredos. These, along with the stained glass windows make this a colourful place of worship. Grittleton House, the Victorian manor house, is now a successful independent school. But visitors can still enjoy the magnificent building and the 20 acres of formal and informal gardens as it is available for weddings and special functions. The 17th century stone built Neeld Arms offers comfortable accommodation for those seeking a little more character than is on offer at the nearby Travel Lodge at the Leigh Delamare motorway services. Grittleton is ideally placed for visiting the annual Badminton Horse Trails, the pinnacle of the international 3-Day-Event calendar, which take place nearby. The village is also close to the Castle Combe racing circuit and the stylish Manor House Golf Club.


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Manor Farm Bed & Breakfast (0.02 miles)

Manor Farm Bed & Breakfast
Manor Farm offers traditional farmhouse bed & breakfast accommodation close to Chippenham. Explore lively market towns, rolling open scenery, stately homes and magnificent gardens plus experiencing the bustling city culture of Swindon and Salisbury. ... More | visit website
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Neeld Arms (0.17 miles)

Neeld Arms

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This 17th century stone country inn is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the ancient and unspoiled village of Grittleton. Grittleton is situated a few miles off junction 17 ... More


Staddlestones (0.26 miles)

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The Garden House (0.32 miles)

The Garden House
Enjoy a peaceful night in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. Garden House is located in a former victorian 2 acre working garden and retains many of its original historic features. Guests will be warmly ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Chippenham Leigh Delamere M4 Eastbound (1.74 miles)

Travelodge Chippenham Leigh Delamere M4 Eastbound is located on the M4, close to Chippenham, and provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Wiltshire countryside. Swindon, Bath and Bristol are all within ... More | visit website

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The Old House At Home (1.81 miles)

The Old House At Home

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This traditional ivy-clad country freehouse, once winners of the National Pub Caterer of the year and now serving food highly commended by AA, has been established over two decades. Close ... More

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Castle Inn (The) (2.04 miles)

Castle Inn (The)

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Set in the market place, the Castle Inn can trace its origins back to the 12th century. Many features of the original construction remain today.

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Manor House Hotel & Golf Club (2.12 miles)

Manor House Hotel & Golf Club

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For those who choose to enjoy the beauty of the English countryside, The 14th century Manor House Hotel is just perfect. Nestling in 365 acres of secluded parkland, picturesque waterfalls, Italian ... More

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Lugbury House Apartment (2.61 miles)

Lugbury House Apartment
Welcome to our beautiful country home situated in the village of Nettleton which is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, we have a self contained large annexe with un-interupted views across the glorious Cotswold ... More | visit website
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Stanton Manor Hotel & Restaurant (3.00 miles)

Stanton Manor Hotel & Restaurant

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Listed in the Domesday Book, this historic manor house hotel is set in acres of beautiful grounds, in a delightful Wiltshire village convenient for Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and Swindon.
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A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house. - Ben Jonson
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