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Thornbury Castle

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Bristol, England
+44 1454 281182
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Plenty of room for improvement

We pre-bought the champagne tea for two experience. We arrived on time only to be sat in a very... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Magical night away

Love the fact that you get to stay in a castle! Rooms are great, as with any old hotel, expect a... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
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Who hasn't dreamed of staying in a romantic castle tucked away in the English countryside? You can at the 16th-century Thornbury, which is a perfect home base for exploring the region of South Wales, the Cotswolds, Bristol, Wye Valley and Somerset.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“champagne tea” (2 reviews)
Bristol, England
+44 1454 281182
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We pre-bought the champagne tea for two experience. We arrived on time only to be sat in a very draughty part of a room. We waited 20-25 minutes to before being given the tea menu. The tea pots came, then the champagne came a minute...More

Thank fatboyslimfast1
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Love the fact that you get to stay in a castle! Rooms are great, as with any old hotel, expect a few niggles, even in the refurbished rooms, but if you can get your head around this, you'll love the character and charm this place...More

Thank Jensensgirl
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a two night stay with secret escapes, starting Sunday night. On the drive down, we tried multiple times to call reception to book for dinner reservations. No answer for at least an hour! But eventually got through and booked for 20.45. On pulling...More

Thank Gemma L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had afternoon tea , a treat for my mother. Service really good , in fact we had 3 waiters who confused themselves with our order. All went well, a lovely amount of Food but still not enough to warrant price of it, the scones were...More

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I stayed here while visiting from the US; to be the 'highlight' of our Holiday and although the grounds were impressive, the lobby was dark and the wait staff underwhelming and the food no edible. My daughter ordered a dessert that was supposed to have...More

1  Thank r867r5309r
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I booked a room for my daughter's honeymoon night and the room was fabulous - Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn stayed in it on a visit. We have had both a 60th birthday meal here and afternoon tea with friends and it is a wonderful...More

1  Thank 724verac
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a room at Thornbury Castle as an impromptu night away. The room was lovely and I loved the old feel to it (the door was low down and very short). You had to duck your head down to get in the room. The...More

Thank Clare J
Reviewed 13 June 2017

As a Castle stay, the tower bedchamber room I had for the night was as good as one could hope. The restaurant dinner was not the greatest experience, but Breakfast was better. The Castle itself has been converted almost completely into guest accommodation, so there...More

1  Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nothing was too much trouble from any of the staff during our stay. From the lovely receptionist who greeted us on our arrival, showed us to our room and demonstrated the facilities. The ovely waiter at dinner who, once he was aware of my husband's...More

Thank Doesyourgardengrow
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

...some good some missing. There are three different trip advisor areas for Thornbury Castle. I've posted a full summery of our busted on one of the others but basically yes we'd go back but the hotel could do better for the money and for its...More

Thank Tara L
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Valentina D
30 October 2017|
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Response from loubaz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can it is at the top of Thornbury and you can combine your visit with a look around this very pretty market town.
Sophie P
26 August 2016|
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Response from Stan M | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to ask them that. I wasnt aware of this restriction
8 June 2016|
Response from Stan M | Reviewed this property |
Its not cheap - £47 for two. You can get a cream tea for a bit less and a luxury tea for a lot more, but this was perfect for a celebration. Plenty to eat, and they provide a box for what you cannot manage.