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The Wilderness

The Wilderness Bath
71 reviews
The Wilderness Bath
The Inglenook Lounge
Log Fired Finnish Sauna House
TV Lounge
Dining room seats 18
Family bedroom sleeps 4!
The Kitchen
Double Bedroom
Catered dinner parties with our own chef!
The lovely private rear garden
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8 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 18
Bath, Somerset, England
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We live about 20 mins from The wilderness, so near enough to pop over if there's a problem, but far enough away not to intrude on your stay!
Arrival and departure times are flexible, as we have a key safe system, so you can turn up as you like, and not worry about meeting deadlines.
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Excellent - based on 71 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We had an amazing time for daughter's 18th birthday weekend with 16 members of the family. The Wilderness is in a quiet little village with a lovely pub 10 minutes walk away (The Royal Oak) where all 16 members of our party met for lunch before going to the house. The house is very spacious with room to spread for...

2 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We were so impressed with literally everything when it came to this house. We had 20 of us staying and it was so spacious, so well designed and so clean. It had plenty of parking for everyone, a huge garden outside and even a huge sauna. It was lovely to have a big table where we could all eat dinner...

Management response:

Delighted you all had such a great weekend at The Wilderness, and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Good luck with the wedding!


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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Had a wonderful stay at The Wilderness. Beautiful house and garden. The sauna is amazing! Much bigger than we realised. Slept 17 of us very comfortably. Very clean as well. We really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend. Jo was also very helpful and responded to any queries promptly. Great weekend was had by all.

Management response:

Delighted you had such a good time. Thank you for writing such a lovely review. I hope we cal look forward to welcoming you to The Wilderness again one day. Best wishes Jo


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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (18)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (18)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(14)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
We supply bed linen (except cot bedding), duvets, pillows, dish drying cloths and bath towels (1 per guest).
Electricity, cooking gas, barbecue gas and the first Sauna are all included in the price Central heating oil is metered and charged at the end of your stay (autumn/winter only).

Cleaning materials are supplied for your end of stay clean, these are all under the sink in each kitchen. Please leave these for the next guests.

We do not supply any other consumables. These include, washing up liquid, loo rolls, dishwasher tablets,, etc etc. There are often left over consumables from previous guests and we just leave these as 'rolling stock' for the next guests.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Not suitable for wild parties. Residential area where loud music outside is not appreciated.
No Stag Groups, (sorry boys)
    2 Full baths
    2 Half baths
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    14 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
4 Sep 2017 -
15 Dec 2017
Autumn 2017 Midweek breaks
2 nights
5 Jan 2018 -
28 Feb 2018
Winter 2018
2 nights
2 Mar 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
Spring 2018
2 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £400 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Credit Cards Accepted (+2%) or Debit Card and Bank transfer.
25% deposit payable at time of booking.
Balance payable 3 months prior to arrival
£400 Breakage depsoit payable in advance
Heating Oil metered and charged after departure
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About the neighbourhood
The magnificent Longleat House and safari park are just 10 mins away. We are just 40 mins from Stonehenge and Salisbury and 30 mins from Bath by road. Westbury Railway Station is 1 mile away with regular direct trains to Bath (20 mins) & London (90 mins). The M4 and M5 are only 30-40 mins away. The local Pub with it's fine real ales and superb food is just a short walk across the fields. There are many excellent golf courses in the area and discounted green fees for our guests have been arranged at many.
Getting around
Trains - Westbury station 91.5 miles from house) has direct links to Bath, Bristol, London, Brighton, Birmingham. So ideal to get to.
Bath by train is 20 mins, salisbury 40, Bristol too.
Buses - a bit infrequent, but they do run between Salisbury and Bath.
Minibus is by far the best way to get in to Bath for a night out £200 return for a 16 seater!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 45.0 km
Railway: Westbury: 1.5 km
Ferry: Poole: 70.0 km
Follow the directions below and then look for the large converted church on the side of the road. Turn there in to Church Road. The Wilderness is number 13, about 500 metres (yards) on the left hand side just past the phone box.

From London or Heathrow Airport....Take the M4 motorway West to Junction 17. Follow A350 past Chippenhamand Melksham towards Westbury. At Yarnbrook roundabout (look for 'The Hungry Horse' pub) turn Left. Turn right after about a mile, beside the large church, into Church Road.
From South London or Gatwick Airport...Take the M25 Motorway clockwise (signposted Watford), Take the M3 Motorway West to Junction 8. Follow A303 towards Exeter. 10 miles past Stonehenge turn Right to Warminster on the A36. Take the A350 through Westbury towards Trowbridge. The Chu...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 70.0 km.
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