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County - Gloucestershire | Map
Tel code: 0117 | code search
Postcode: BS30 | code search
Population: 2000
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Folk Customs:
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Marshfield Mummers
Pig Face Day
Randwick Wap
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
Tetbury Sack Race

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Wick is a Gloucestershire village that lies on the A420 between Bristol and Chippenham, south of the Cotswolds and not far from the Georgian splendour of Bath. The nearby area, known as the Golden Valley, is quintessentially English and is very popular with not only walkers, bird-watchers and equestrians - but is also a favourite destination for hot air balloonists! The local church, the Victorian built St. Bartholomew's, faces the watermeadows of the River Boyd that bisects the village. The nearby Blue Lodge was once home to Anna Sewell, author of the famous Black Beauty novel. Tracy Park, now a golf club, is thought to have been the inspiration for Birtwick Place which features in the story. A short way out of town is Hangman's Hill which lies on the Bath Road. Legend tells of a highwayman who used to work the road, robbing unwary travellers as they passed by. It is said that he was caught and hanged on the hill and now haunts the road. As well as having two good pubs the village is also well served with some quality accommodation such as the charming country style of Southwood House or the magnificent Bury Manor Castle.

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Southwood House (0.38 miles)

Southwood House

Southwood House is conveniently situated between the historic Port of Bristol and the Roman City of Bath - a place where tired travellers can lay down their weary heads and enjoy relaxing countryside surroundings. With ... More | visit website

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The Park (0.74 miles)

The Park

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This chic, award-winning boutique hotel and golf resort is located 10 minutes from the M4 and the centre of Bath. Park Resort Hotel has a beautiful parkland setting and a restaurant with ... More

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Brittons Farm Estate (1.26 miles)

Brittons Farm Estate
This 1643 Jacobean Farm Manor House and cottages is set in a modest 45 acre estate on the edge of the World Heritage City of Bath. The buildings are Grade II listed and the property ... More | visit website
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Toghill House Farm (1.52 miles)

Toghill House Farm

Restored in 1691 and formerly used as a resting house for monks travelling between Glastonbury and Malmesbury, Toghill House stands on the very edge of the Cotswolds four miles north of Bath. Within a stone's ... More | visit website

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Fern Cottage Bed & Breakfast (2.23 miles)

Fern Cottage Bed & Breakfast
Situated just outside of the quiet rural village of Pucklechurch Nr Bath, Fern Cottage is an Award Winning bed and breakfast run by its passionate proprietors, Sue and Pete, only 20 minutes drive from the ... More | visit website
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The Gate House (2.75 miles)

The Gate House

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The Gate House is a sympathetically converted detached barn situated on the outskirts of Bath with two double bedroom sleeping 4 people. However, it is a large property and there ... More

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Hinton Grange Hotel (3.04 miles)

Hinton Grange Hotel

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Set amongst 6 acres of grounds in a sleepy village, yet only 5 minutes from junction 18 of the M4 and 8 miles from both Bath and Bristol; this hotel ... More

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The Old Crown (3.37 miles)

The Old Crown

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The Old Crown is a wonderful 17th century coaching inn, less than 3 miles from Bath city centre in the lovely village of Kelston. No machines or music, just good ... More

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Kendall Guest House (3.82 miles)

Kendall Guest House

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Kendall Guest House offers first class clean comfortable bed & Breakfast accommodation in a family friendly environment. We are situated in an ideal position for exploring not only the Beautiful ... More

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Bistro 507 (3.83 miles)

Bistro 507
The room consists of a kingsize bed, en-suite with shower and a separate lounge area. Equipped with full central heating, Sky television in both areas, free Wi-Fi as well as free tea/coffee making facilities. Alcoholic ... More | visit website

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