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Longleat Cottages and Hotels

Longleat is the UK's number one safari park, set in the grounds of a classic English stately home, the Elizabethan seat of the Marquesses of Bath. When it opened in 1966, it was the first drive-through safari park to be opened outside Africa. Famed for its big cats, including lions, tigers and cheetahs, Longleat also boasts a hedge maze, a forest holiday resort and landscaped parkland. Located in the heart of Wiltshire, Longleat makes an exciting base from which to explore the surrounding counties of Gloucestershire, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, and the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.

1. The Bishopstrow Hotel 4*

The Bishopstrow Hotel 4*
In the beautiful Wylye Valley in Wiltshire, you will find this stunning country house hotel that is steeped in history. As well as nearby Warminster and Longleat, The Bishopstrow Hotel is ideally located for visiting Stonehenge, Salisbury, Avebury and Stourhead House, a National Trust property.

2. Combe House Hotel 4*

Combe House Hotel 4*
This privately owned country house hotel in Somerset is located in the Quantock Hills. Explore Glastonbury, Wells Cathedral, the West Somerset Steam Railway and many more attractions or sample some superb locally sourced food and Somerset cider.

3. Bath Lodge Castle 4*

Bath Lodge Castle 4*
Just 6 miles from Bath in its own landscaped garden with woodland and a stream. Stay in the castle or choose an annexe room, relax in the hot tub and sauna or take a tranquil stroll in the grounds. Bath offers historic Roman baths, Georgian grandeur and a host of museums and attractions.

4. The Manor House Hotel 5*

The Manor House Hotel 5*
? In the pretty medieval village of Castle Combe, this luxurious hotel is close to the city of Bath. Handy for Bristol, the Cotswolds, Wiltshire, Somerset and the best of the South West, this country house makes an ideal retreat. Castle Combe is often voted the 'prettiest village in England' and sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

5. Beechfield House Hotel

Beechfield House Hotel 4*
A beautiful retreat in the heart of Wiltshire, this country house hotel is perfectly placed for a number of National Trust properties and the delightful villages of Castle Coombe, Bradford on Avon and Avebury. The Neolithic and Bronze Age ceremonial sites at Avebury, known as stone circles, are among the outstanding places to visit near here.

6. 4 Bedroom Cottage for up to 6 Guests

4 Bedroom Cottage for up to 6 Guests
A renovated 1880s character property in the charming historic Cotswold village of Blockley. This traditional cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the scenery and market towns of this beautiful part of England. With a village green and a children's play area, this cottage stay makes an ideal family getaway.

7. Essborne Manor 3*

Esseborne Manor 3*
A small, family-run hotel with the feel of a private home, situated in the splendid North Wessex Downs, this particular destination makes a suitable base for exploring the region's stately homes. These include Highclere Castle, the setting for Downton Abbey, Longleat with its Safari Park and Wilton House, which featured in the film Tomb Raider.

8. Cotswold Water Park Four Pillars Hotel 4*

Cotswold Water Park Four Pillars Hotel 4*
A modern luxury resort hotel set in rolling countryside with 140 lakes offering water sports including canoeing, kayaking, sailing, wakeboarding, water-skiing and fishing. It's easy to fall in love with the honey-coloured cottages and peaceful landscapes of the Cotswolds. Local attractions include the towns of Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Gloucester.

9. Tudor Farmhouse Hotel 3*

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel 3*
The sights and landmarks of Gloucester are also close to this rustic hotel in the Forest of Dean. In the charming village of Clearwell, walking distance from Clearwell Castle and the Clearwell Caves, this Tudor farmhouse hotel has been converted into a quaint boutique hotel. Enjoy a drink by the fire, dine in the restaurant or try one of the hotel's activities like mushroom foraging or wild swimming.

10. The Fontmell

The Fontmell
A delightful pub nestled in the valley between Cranborne Chase and the Blackmore Vale, just four miles from Shaftesbury, this place exudes Dorset charm. This scenic location was an inspiration for the author Thomas Hardy, who based some of his Wessex novels near here. It offers a great base for exploring the countryside, and you can enjoy fine dining in the restaurant where local ingredients are crafted into tempting meals or settle down to sup local ales in the cosy bar.

The Voyage Privé travel expert's opinion on Longleat

With Wiltshire being so well placed for holidays in some of England's most scenic counties, Longleat is accessible from Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Many other historic attractions are within an hour's drive, including numerous stately homes, characterful villages and beautiful countryside. With a range of cottages and hotels, from classic country houses to quirky castles, boutique hotels to tastefully re-designed pubs, booking with Voyage Privé opening up a feast of possibilities for your holiday in the heart of the South West of England.

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