Castle Combe Circuit Accommodation

Castle Combe Circuit Accommodation at the Keepers Lodge

There’s always something going on at the Castle Combe Circuit whether it be driving experience days or racing events.  These events often draw people from all over the country who often need Castle Combe Circuit accommodation nearby.  At only one mile from the circuit we are an ideal location.

The Keepers Lodge offers either bed and breakfast or self catering accommodation.  We have two pubs within walking distance of Keeper’s Lodge. The White Hart and The Castle in Castle Combe are the in the centre of the village.

You will also find the beautiful Manor House Hotel in the centre of the village where Michelin Star fine dining can be enjoyed in the hotel’s Bybrook Restaurant.

Of course, Bath is just 20 minutes away by car where a superb selection of excellent bars and restaurants can be found as well as great shopping for those who are not excited by motor racing!

There are regular events held at Castle Combe Circuit as well as driving experiences.  On 29th October the Stroke Association are holding a fundraising event Supercar Saturday.  The general public will be given the opportunity to experience the thrill of being driven around the circuit by knowledgeable drivers.  With a choice of exceptional cars, ranging from the classic mini to exotic modern supercars, with racing and rally cars to excite every enthusiast.Castle Combe Circuit Accommodation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information please contact us on 01249 782149

Christmas Shopping in Bath Accommodation

Christmas Shopping in Bath Accommodation

Bath is a picturesque city filled with fantastic shops and restaurants and combined with the Christmas festivities and the Christmas Markets it makes it a perfect place to spend a few days Christmas shopping.  Bath is an obvious choice for the discerning shopper with a large number of individual boutique shops as well as a good selection of chain stores. Why not book somewhere to stay?  If you are looking for Christmas shopping in Bath accommodation then why not try the Keepers Lodge which is situated on the edge of the beautiful village of Castle Combe?  We are only 20 minutes drive from Bath and provide a quiet, relaxing haven after a hectic day shopping.

Christmas Shopping in Bath Accommodation

Bath has late-night shopping from mid-November and a fantastic Christmas Market. This transforms the streets of Bath for 18 days during December. The market is situated amongst the streets and square between Bath Abbey and the Roman Baths. It is so beautiful it really is a shopping experience not to be missed. There are more than 120 wooden chalets filling the streets with a wealth of stalls, each offering handmade and unique gifts, decorations and festive food produce. The market comes alive with street entertainment all with the backdrop of Baths wonderful Georgian architecture. Bath also has an ice rink during the Christmas period which is located in the centre of the city.

The Thermae Spa rooftop pool overlooks the Christmas lights and is well worth a visit if you need to ease your shopping legs!

Christmas entertainment in Bath in the past has included performances by the Bach Choir as well as theatre productions at the Theatre Royal.

The Keepers Lodge offers you the very best of a luxury Bed & Breakfast with all the benefits of your own private accommodation in 17 acres of countryside and woodland.  Luxury accommodation, free parking and hearty breakfasts are just some of the reasons why your Christmas shopping weekend in Bath at Keepers Lodge will be the perfect build up to the 25th December.  We look forward to seeing you in the run up to Christmas.

Wedding Accommodation in Castle Combe

If you’re looking for wedding accommodation in Castle Combe, Keepers Lodge is an ideal place to stay. The local self-catering B&B is situated just a small scenic walk away from the centre of the village and is situated just outside the Castle Combe Golf Course. The Garden Lodge sleeps 4, having two double en-suite rooms (one being a twin room) and a sofa bed perfect for two to stay in.

Wedding Accommodation in Castle Combe

Wedding Accommodation in Castle Combe

Castle Combe being a well renowned village for its beauty and communal nature, makes it an ideal location in which to withhold a wedding ceremony, in either the historical St. Andrews church in the centre of the village, or the grand Manor House Hotel situated also on the Golf Course.

Many a wedding are held here each year in the 13th century church, neatly nestled in the centre of the village, whilst also backing on to the 14th century market cross, as well as the remains of the 19th century butter cross which continue to enhance the village’s natural charm, as labelled for. This making it almost a match made in heaven, to stay in our warm cosy B&B making you feel right at home and tied with the Castle Combe beauty along with a special occasion.

Even if the wedding ceremony may not be native to Castle Combe, we still provide practical wedding accommodation to those who are searching, with neighbouring towns, cities and villages like Bath, Grittleton and Chippenham also a short journey down the road via car, making our B&B perfect for a more rural location to stay in on your travels.

For more information on possible local locations in which to hold a ceremony or reception, visit the Castle Combe Manor House for details. And for more information about our wedding accommodation in Castle Combe at Keepers Lodge please contact us on 01249 78214.

Castle Combe Accommodation – Steam Rally

Castle Combe Accommodation for the Steam Rally at The Keepers lodge

For Castle Combe accommodation during the Steam Rally on 21st & 22nd May the Keepers Lodge is a great place to stay with both B&B and self-catering accommodation available.  The Garden Lodge is available, which sleeps four.  It has two doubles en-suite (one room is a twin) plus sofa bed for two!

castle combe accommodation

Castle Combe steam rally was founded in 1985. The rally is held at Castle Combe Racing Circuit in Wiltshire. The rally was originally held in a small area of the pits at the circuit, but over the years has grown to occupy not only the pits but a large part of the circuit itself and has become one of the largest steam rallies in Wiltshire.

Exhibits and attractions vary from rural crafts, models, fairground organs, fairground rides and stalls to sheep dog displays. The displays of vintage traction engines, both full size and miniature, classic and vintage cars, vintage motorcycles, vintage tractors, vintage commercial vehicles, vintage military and vintage stationary engines has grown immensely over the past few years to over 1,000 exhibits.

You can find out more about the Steam Rally Here: Steam Rally

For more information about our Castle Combe accommodation at Keepers Lodge please contact us on 01249 78214

Badminton Horse Trials Accommodation

Badminton Horse Trials Accommodation

The Keepers Lodge is a great place to stay for the 2016 Badminton Horse trials.  The Garden Lodge is available, which sleeps four.  It has two double rooms with en-suite (one room is a twin) plus sofa bed for two! For a four night booking with breakfast the cost is £650.  Please contact us for your Badminton Horse Trials accommodation needs.

badminton horse trials accommodationbadminton horse trials accommodation

The Badminton Horse Trials is one of the toughest and most exciting equestrian events with numerous competitions throughout the week and a large shopping village can easily occupy the family for the several days.

The trials are set in the Cotswold countryside near beautiful Castle Combe with the undulating landscape providing a great backdrop to the event.

You can find out more about the course and the events here: Badminton Horse Trials

After a long day on the course you can relax back at the Keepers Lodge in Castle Combe!

 

Sunday Times article about Castle Combe

Staying in Castle Combe

staying in Castle CombeThe sunday Times have published a lovely article about life in Castle Combe for the residents of the village. The piece also describes what a wonderful place it is to visit and emphasises the sheer ‘Englishness’ of the village and the magic of staying in Castle Combe.

Being such a beautiful place, Castle Combe sees tens of thousands of visitors every year. Of course, The Keeper’s Lodge is a short walk from the village and away from the tourists. Staying with us gives the best of both worlds; easy walking access to the village, and the peace and tranquility of the Wiltshire countryside.

Have a read of the article on The Sunday Times website below:

The Sunday Times article about living in Castle Combe

If you are interested in staying in Castle Combe, please get in touch.  

Golf at Keepers Lodge

The Keepers Lodge is a great place to stay for golfers with the nearest golf course being only a short distance walk from the lodge.

golf keepers lodgeThe Manor House Golf Club is set in the Cotswold countryside in the beautiful Castle Combe valley with the undulating landscape providing a great adventure for all levels of golfers.   We offer all our guests preferential rates at the course.

The Club has been awarded “the Friendliest and Warmest Atmosphere in Golf” for two years running by customer service experts 59 Club.  golf keepers lodgeTwo recently refurbished lounges and casual dining with the best local produce makes this the perfect location for a relaxing day with friends and family.

You can find out more about the course here:

http://www.manorhousegolf.co.uk/

After a long day on the course you can relax back at the Keepers Lodge!

Bath Christmas Market

The Keepers Lodge makes a great base if you are keen to spend some time in Bath. We’re only 20 minutes away by car and many of our guests enjoy some of the great shopping on offer in our closest city. They also benefit from the peace and quiet of the Wiltshire countryside when they get back to base at the Keepers Lodge!

Bath Christmas MarketBath is a wonderful georgian city and it has lots to offer the day visitor from some fantastic shopping, lots of great restaurants and bars and many interesting tourist attractions and tours.

Christmas time is especially magical in Bath, particularly with the Bath Christmas Market that is set up in and around the Abbey Courtyard for the first 2 weeks of December every year. You can find more information about the Bath Christmas market here:

http://www.bathchristmasmarket.co.uk/

So, if you’re in need of some peace and quiet with the occasional foray into the city lights, come and stay with us at the Keepers Lodge.

 

Walking in Castle Combe

Castle Combe makes a wonderful place to visit for a peaceful holiday or break. The village is beautiful and there are many scenic walks on the doorstep and some fantastic places to stop and refuel along the way.

Walking in Castle CombeThe short walk from The Keeper’s Lodge to the village takes you through some beautiful woodland and through the fantastic Castle Combe Golf Club.

Once in the village you can pick up the Macmillan Way which takes you either north towards Sherston and the Cotswolds, or you can head south towards Box following the beautiful Bybrook river valley through Ford.

More details of the Macmillan way can be found at the following link:

http://www.macmillanway.org/

Also, this really useful site has detailed Ordnance Survey maps showing the Macmillan Way route and the area for walking in Castle Combe:

http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/macmillan-way-walking-route#

Why not base yourself at The Keeper’s Lodge, treat yourself to the ideal tonic, and come walking in Castle Combe?