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About Castle Combe
Once called the prettiest village in England, which along with a starring role in the 1966 film Dr Doolittle where the town was dressed up as a seaport, Castle Combe is still one of the prettiest villages to visit in England. As recently as 2001 it was awarded the title of 'Most Picturesque Village' by British Heritage Magazine's 2001 Traveller's Choice Awards. Situated on the southern edge of the Cotswolds in a valley, Castle Combe found its wealth in the wool trade with the villages picturesque river 'ByBrook' powering the mills. Visitors to the village can park at the top of the hill and wonder down into the village where they can enjoy walking round this lovely setting. Most buildings are made of the typical Cotswold limestone with its manor being built of the stone from the Norman castle that sat above the village.
In its center is the 14th century Market Cross with old water pump beside it. The best view is said to be from by the old weavers cottage across the bridge.
The village has its own small museum containing local artifacts, old photos and maps and a look at the history of the village and surrounding area. Well worth a visit.
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Hotels & Accommodation in Castle Combe
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Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England (0.5 miles, 0.7 km)
Set in Castle Combe, this holiday home features a garden with a barbecue. The cottage is 6 km from badminton horse trials. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen and there is a private ...
More info and book online.. Price from £274.00
The White Hart
Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England (1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction S)
This traditional English pub boasts olde worlde charm and luxurious modern features like free Wi-Fi and White Company toiletries. There is free parking on site, and the surrounding Cotswold countrysid...
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The Garden House B&B
Grittleton, Wiltshire, England (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction NE)
Around 8 minutes’ drive from the pretty village of Castle Combe, The Garden House B&B in Grittleton offers elegant rooms and full English breakfasts....
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The Crown Inn at Giddeahall
Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, England (1.9 miles, 3.0 km, direction SE)
Offering a restaurant and traditional country pub, The Crown Inn at Giddeahall is located in Yatton Keynell. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a seating area. There i...
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Chippenham, Wiltshire, England (2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction E)
Dove Cottage offers self-catering accommodation in the quiet hamlet of Easton Piercy, 2½ miles away from Castle Combe and 25 minutes' drive from Bath. Free WiFi is provided, along with ample parking....
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Battens Farm Cottages B&B
Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, England (2.5 miles, 4.1 km, direction SE)
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|Melksham Station||(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction SE)|
|Bristol International Airport||(22.6 miles, 36.3 km, direction W)|
|Cardiff International Airport||(49.1 miles, 79.0 km, direction W)|
|Castle Combe to London||(90.5 miles, 145.6 km, direction E)|