Self Catering near Slimbridge


Self Catering near Slimbridge

WHITMINSTER HOUSE is a listed Grade II*, and is a charming example of a family home that has evolved over the centuries and offers flexible self catering accommodation for your trip to slimbridge and other attractions in the area.

The Manor dates from Saxon times and is mentioned in Domesday Book. It was confiscated by Maud, wife of William the Conqueror, from the Saxon thegn (Lord) Brictric, and subsequently owned by the Earls of Hereford and later by Henry V as part of the Duchy of Lancaster.

An attractive Elizabethan farmhouse comfortably divided into 4 separate cottages of varying sizes. Each has its own entrance, lawn & parking.

Walk Farmhouse
Walk House
Walk Close
Walk Farm Cottage
West Wing Apartment
Old Stables
Lodge Cottage

Combinations of these cottages, or all, may be booked together & the 2 largest can be opened through on the ground floor when booked to the same party.

A PARTY ROOM extension off the Old Stables can seat up to 40/45 (50 max with the conservatory) for special parties, and tables can be folded away for dancing afterwards. A music centre with CD player, crockery etc. are provided.

Catering can be arranged – to be “dropped off” or “served” for special occasion parties in either venue, or to any cottage – we have good Caterers who will quote to your party requirements.Also, a good choice of local take-aways available within 2 miles.

Pubs/Restaurants: a choice of 6 within 2 miles, the nearest is under a mile walking in historic Frampton on Severn.
Torches are provided in all the properties.

General Facilities in all the cottages:
Each property has colour TV/Video & DVD player, electric Cooker & Microwave, Fridge/freezer, D/W, Washing & Drying facilities, Hair dryer, Iron & Board, Torch, BBQ, radio/CD or cassette player and some have Log Fireplaces & a Hostess Trolley. Wines: we can put your order through our trade accounts with Wholesalers for free delivery and sale or return convenience.

Economy 7 night storage background central heating in all the Cottages except the West Wing Apartment where background oil-fired central heating in winter months and hot water all year round is included. All properties have extra free standing electric heaters if required, and some properties have open log burning fireplaces also. Electricity usage calculated from meter readings & logs @ £3.50 per large bag See individual cottage details.

Children: Cots / high chairs – subject to availability – please book in advance. Cot linen not provided (Govt. Regs) N.B. The West Wing steep staircase & Old Stables river at the bottom of the garden are not suitable for small mobile children – Exceptions are made only if children are fully supervised. They remain the responsibility of the Adults in their Group at all times. Please bring own stair-gates if required.

Dogs: welcome in all properties @ £15 per week or @ £7.50 per weekend / short break.

WEDDING RECEPTIONS at Whitminster House – where You can Personalise your own Special Day over a Whole Weekend!



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