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"Blunsdon House Hotel is ideally located, as it’s easily accessible from airports and train stations and it’s a base that will enable you to discover the attractions of Swindon, Bath, the Cotswold’s and many of the surrounding villages in Wiltshire"

See where you can escape to when you stay at Blunsdon House…

Here at Blunsdon House Hotel, we pride ourselves on being ideally located. For this reason, our motto is that you can get anywhere in an hour from our perfectly positioned hotel. Here are a few of our top suggestions as to where you could go in an hour during your stay at the 4* Blunsdon House Hotel.



Birmingham Airport – is situated just over 90 minutes away from Blunsdon House Hotel by car. It is possible to take public transport to Blunsdon from Birmingham Airport; it’ll take just over 3 hours using a mixture of busses and trains.

London Heathrow – Heathrow is just under 90 minutes away from Blunsdon by car and just under 2 and a half hours by public transport.

London Gatwick – Gatwick is just over 2 hours away by car from Blunsdon House Hotel.


There are train stations a short drive away from Blunsdon House Hotel. Swindon Train Station is a short 15 minutes drive away, and Kemble Train Station is just under a 25-minute drive away.

Local nature attractions

Abbey House Gardens: An amazing and peaceful garden, full of beautiful and unusual plants.  Here lies the final resting place of Athelstan, first King of all England. (www.abbeyhousegardens.co.uk/)

Bibury: Delightfully picturesque, by the river.  Feed the trouts at the Trout Farm. (www.cotswolds.info/places/bibury.shtml)

Roves Farm: Ideal for the children, play with the lambs, watch sheep being sheared, try your navigating skills in the willow maze or even paint balling (http://rovesfarm.co.uk/)

Local attractions

Bourton on the Water: Enchanting Village by a stream. Visit the Perfume factory, the Motor Museum (the  home of ‘Brrmm’) and the Model Village (www.bourtoninfo.com/)

Burford: A lovely Cotswold Town, with lovely typical Cotswold buildings (www.burfordcotswolds.co.uk/home)

Cirencester: A busy market town, Cirencester is steeped in history.  Visit the Corinium Museum for interesting facts about Roman Britain. (http://www.cotswolds.info/places/cirencester.shtml)

Lydiard Park: Wander through the elegant ground floor apartments of this small stately home or visit the 260 acres of parkland surrounding it. (http://www.lydiardpark.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx)

McArthur Glen Designer Outlet: 100’s of designer labels at high street prices. (http://www.mcarthurglen.com/en/)

Steam Museum: Wiltshire’s family attraction of the year telling the story of the men and women who built the Great Western Railway. (www.steam-museum.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx)

Swindon Greyhound Racing: The Swindon Greyhound race track is within a short distance of Blunsdon House Hotel.  The track at Abbey Stadium features sweeping bends and long, wide straights, encouraging clean, trouble free racing.  Race nights are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. (www.stadiauk.com/swindon.php)

Do you fancy a day trip? Take a look at our anywhere in an hour page where we have listed a number of attractions for you.

Get away in no-time

To enquire about your special day at Blunsdon House, call our friendly and helpful events team on 01793 720 617 or email events@blunsdonhouse.co.uk
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