Green fields, honey cottages, ancient cities
Enjoy a wonderful balance at Blunsdon. We have the open skies and abundant greenery of the countryside, just one hour from some of England’s most historic and exciting cities.
Entertain the whole family at one of the many attractions in Swindon and the Wiltshire countryside. Head down country lanes into the world-famous Cotswolds AONB for scores of fairytale villages and idyllic views. Or let incredible transport links take you to the heart of Bath, Bristol, Oxford, and London.
Few locations have so much to offer.
There is so much to see in our local area, with an array of gorgeous gardens and outdoor spaces to enjoy.
Many places in Wiltshire share Blunsdon House’s agricultural past, including Roves Farm, a family-friendly farm and petting zoo. Feed the lambs, watch traditional sheep shearing, tackle the willow maze or even go paint balling.
Our hotel is not far from the centre of Swindon.
Wander through the historic Old Town stopping at independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. You may also want to visit the award-winning STEAM Museum which tells the story of the local men and women who built the Great Western Railway, which in its heyday was regarded as the most advanced railway network in the world.
Shop at amazing prices in McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, which is home to over 110 designer labels.
Blunsdon is close to the region’s best sights. Head to Bibury village to see the iconic 14th century weaver’s cottages—synonymous with the Cotswolds. The Trout Farm is also worth a visit, and one where you can even catch and cook your own lunch. Meanwhile just a half hour’s drive from Blunsdon takes you to the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, Bourton-on-the-Water. Visit the Model Village, the Motor Museum and of course admire the five bridges that cross the river Windrush.
Cotswold Wildlife Park
Don’t miss Cotswold Wildlife Park. The park is a haven for exotic and endangered species from lemurs to lions. Observe the animals in their habitats and learn about the ongoing conservation efforts to support them. A fun and interactive day that’s certain to be a family favourite.
Places to visit
The Cotswolds is world renowned for its beauty. Honey-coloured cottages nestle among rolling hills, with scores of cosy tearooms and countryside ambles to enjoy.