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County - Bath | Map
Tel code: 01225 | code search
Postcode: BA2 | code search
Population: 5000
Council: Bath & North East Somerset
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Combe Down is a village that sits on the outer edges of the World Heritage Site of the City of Bath in Somerset, home to nearly five and a half thousand people. It's only a mile and a half from the city centre of Bath, and lies adjacent to the Cotswolds, and the valley of the River Avon. It's intriguing history from the Romans, to the 17th Miners have left a legacy today which sees a massive project to infill the Combe Down Mines, once used to quarry the creamy, golden hued stone known locally as Bath Stone which adorns the elegant Georgian Crescents of Bath, and even Buckingham Palace. The houses are an eclectic mix, and shows the time line of days long since past, from the rows of cottages built specifically for the Miners in the 17th and 18th Century when Ralph Allen took over the Mines in 1694, to the elegant buildings which began to spring up in order to quench the insatiable thirst of fashionable visitors, to the later additions of houses at Foxhill. There are shops, and restaurants of course but within a mile or so a treasure chest of wonders is easily discovered without the use of a treasure map.


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Brunswick Cottage (0.20 miles)

Brunswick Cottage
Brunswick Cottage is a charming and delightfully quirky cottage in Combe Down, with interesting rooms and many original period features, overlooking pretty garden, where breakfast can be taken on sunny mornings. Close to Bath centre, ... More | visit website
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Tucking Mill Annexe (0.69 miles)

Tucking Mill Annexe
Tucking Mill Annexe is situated just on the Southern side of Bath, 15 minutes from Bath City Centre (2.9 miles) in the historic and beautiful yet little-known Tucking Mill valley. Tucking Mill is within the ... More | visit website
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High Beeches in Bath (0.75 miles)

High Beeches in Bath

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This is a wondeful Edwardian family home offering superb accomodation on the southern slopes of Bath in an area of oustanding natural beauty with lovely views towards the Midford Valley.We ... More

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Combe Grove Manor (0.76 miles)

Combe Grove Manor

This 17th century manor house is wonderfully situated just two miles from the historic city of Bath. Nestling in 69 acres of private parkland, the estate offers the most astonishing views over the Limpley Stoke ... More | visit website

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Wheelwrights Arms (0.84 miles)

Wheelwrights Arms

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This inn nestles in the peaceful village of Monkton Combe, surrounded by picturesque hills and valleys. Recently refurbished accommodation houses 7 luxury bedrooms with bathrooms or showers. There are 5 doubles, one ... More

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Manor House (0.92 miles)

Manor House

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Restful, rambling Medieval Manor in rural valley 2 miles from Bath City Centre. Classified as a British Ancient Monument, The Manor House has been lived in since 1262! It features ... More

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Devonshire House (0.95 miles)

Devonshire House

Lovely Victorian house, built in 1880. Breakfast in our dining room originally a Victorian grocer's shop, on fresh fruit salad, smoked fish or traditional fare. Special diets by arrangement.
The bedrooms are individually decorated and ... More | visit website

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Amberley House (1.02 miles)

Amberley House

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Bookings through Laterooms must be minimum stay of 3 NIGHTS AT WEEKENDS ***Comfortable Victorian House 5 minutes walk to Bath City Centre, Bath Spa Railway station and Coach Station. Non-smoking ... More

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Waterhouse (1.03 miles)

Waterhouse is a beautiful Georgian Mansion, set in 3 acres of park land with lawns sloping down to its own stretch of river, nestling in stunning countryside with panoramic views. The house has been sympathetically ... More | visit website
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St David's B&B (1.06 miles)

St David
Whether you are taking a holiday break or you are visiting Bath on business, Paul and Carol provide a warm welcome and aim to make your stay an enjoyable and memorable experience.

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