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Thornbury Castle

Thornbury, United Kingdom

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Thornbury Castle

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Excellent accommodation. Good for sightseeing. Great room. Awesome vibe.

Kings and queens have stayed here. Courtiers have flirted with ladies-in-waiting in the ancient yew-hedged gardens. Serving girls have chattered in the stone-flagged courtyard. Today, Thornbury Castle still resonates with history and is the only Tudor castle in England to be open as a hotel…and it’s only 15 minutes from the M5.

However, step behind the heavy oak doors and you'll find a magnificent hotel with roaring fires, delicious modern cuisine and sumptuous bedchambers – a truly special setting for an overnight stay, a weekend away or for more formal occasions.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn once walked these rooms and grounds. Today, the 500 year-old castle-palace with its beautiful oriel windows, Tudor hall and historic parkland is yours for the duration of your stay. There has even been a vineyard within the castle walls for over 500 years, from which Thornbury Castle wine is still produced.

Enjoy a regal night's sleep in the Duke's Bedchamber where King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn slept or favour the Gloucester Bedchamber and wake up to a view of the oldest Tudor gardens in England - the Privy Garden and Goodly Garden.
Hotel Address:
  • Thornbury Castle
  • Thornbury Castle
  • Castle Street
  • Thornbury, BS35 1HH
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
Thornbury Castle luxury hotel is situated just north of junction 15 of the M5 at Bristol, perfect for exploring the Cotswolds, the lovely wooded Wye Valley and Welsh border castles such as Berkeley, Raglan and Chepstow. South, within easy reach, lie the Georgian city of Bath and historic attractions such as Stonehenge, Glastonbury Tor and the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey. Cheltenham racecourse, home to the famous Cheltenham Gold Cup, is also close at hand.

Directions to Hotel
Location: In The Village Of Thornbury From Bristol Road - Follow Signs To M5. Travel Eastbound Leave At Exit 6. Turn Left At Roundabout And Follow A38 For Approx 6 Miles. Turn Left At 1st Thornbury Signpost And Follow Downhill Through High Street Bear Left By Monumental Water Pump At Bottom Of Road The Entrance Gates Of The Castle On Left Side Of The Parish Church
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Note Bene
The castle was built in the 16th Century and was once owned by King Henry VIII.
Business Center
Hotel staff will send faxes and make copies for guests
Fine Dining Nearby
Bristol is a fifteen miles away and Bath is forty-five minutes away
Pets Allowed
At the discretion of the hotel, and with an added fee, small pets are allowed with prior arrangements.
A nine hole course in a nearby village
Bristol is a fifteen miles away and Bath is forty-five minutes away
Theatre Museums
Bristol is a fifteen miles away and Bath is forty-five minutes away
Recommended Rooms
If interested, be sure to ask for a room with a Jacuzzi.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Business Center
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Skeet Shooting
    - Fishing Fly
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Hunting
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby