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Population: 270
Council: Bath & North East Somerset
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Priston is a pretty village with a fascinating history, situated a few miles from the Georgian city of Bath, and is home to just over two hundred and fifty people. The small village has a mix of architecture with stone cottages and houses and is surrounded by beautiful countryside that entices walkers and horse riders to the narrow lanes and paths. It dates far back in time and saw the enterprising Romans arrive and build a villa here in 100AD; and which later led to the discovery of a Roman coffin in 1917. A stroll around the village will uncover a delightful Village Green and a welcoming Inn to try, and there's an impressive church that's dedicated to St Luke and St Andrew which has an eye catching 15th Century tower that's crowned with a gold plated cockerel some 6' x 5' in size, which graces the skyline. Agriculture has been the main industry for many centuries, and it still continues today with the surrounding farmland, although the mining of coal also played its part with the growth of the village when the first seams were sunk in 1765 and the mining of coal continued until the 20th Century.


Ring O' Bells

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Ring O' Bells (0.03 miles)

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The Ring O' Bells is a traditional country inn run by two chefs, set in the picturesque village of Priston, two miles from the Georgian city of Bath. The pub ... More


King William IV (0.64 miles)

King William IV
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The King William Iv, Inn Is Located 12 Miles From Bristol Airport. This Hotel Is Situated In The Hamlet Of Tunley, Six Miles From Bath. ... More
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Breconridge (1.77 miles)


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Julie and Jake would like to welcome you to their family home situated in the picturesque Cam valley between Bath and Bristol.We are close to Bath ,Bristol,Longleat Wookey Hole Cheddar ... More

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Old Malt House Hotel (2.18 miles)

Old Malt House Hotel

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A delightful family run country hotel, just 15 minutes from Bath and Wells. Set in beautiful countryside with restaurant, lounge/bar, free parking and delightful views from all rooms. Built in 1835 as ... More


Wheatsheaf (2.55 miles)

At The Wheatsheaf, a delightful country gastropub and boutique inn, the really big draw is the phenomenal cooking; you'll lurch from meal to glorious meal in a delirium of pastoral astonishment. When you're not eating ... More

Newton Mill Caravan and Camping Park (3.01 miles)

Newton Mill Caravan and Camping Park
Newton Mill Holiday Park is an idyllic tranquil touring caravan and camping park open all year round and situated within easy access of Bath city centre. The park has a beautiful setting in a hidden sheltered valley bordered ... More
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St David's B&B (3.19 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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Willow Tree Court Guest House (3.25 miles)

Willow Tree Court Guest House

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A Charming 18th Century Home; ideally located for exploring the nearby beauty of the west country.Situated on the A39 our location enables easy access to the historic city of Bath; ... More

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Bodhi House (3.25 miles)

Bodhi House

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Bodhi House is a new and stylish Bed & Breakfast in the World Heritage City of Bath. Park your car, or let us transport you from the train or coach ... More

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Radstock Hotel (3.45 miles)

Radstock Hotel

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The Radstock Hotel, near Bath and Bristol Airport, offers B&B and hotel en suite accommodation, with restaurant and bar. A traditional coaching inn with home-cooked meals and friendly staff. Radstock is a ... More

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