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Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire Somerset.

Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire and Somerset

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How does the idea of an exclusive guided tour around some spectacular countryside, towns, villages and attractions appeal? Then read on……. and guests at Coachmans Cottage get an exclusive tour discount too!

Discover the history and culture. Experience Real England, a wonderful and unique country.

Savour culinary experiences and history, meet the characters, visit small, hidden places that only the locals know, hear the stories and conversations that make every visit unique.

This small and exclusive tour company won’t tell you every place that you’ll be visiting, the surprise is part of the magic, but they can guarantee you’ll enjoy an authentic experience of quintessential England.

Guests of Coachmans Cottage are invited to enjoy 10% discount when booking an “Around and About Bath Tour“. The AroundandAboutBath discount code will be provided when your holiday is confirmed

Around & About Bath was founded by Jules Mittra, a former History and Politics lecturer, in 2016. He has a passion for travel and has lived in the Bath area for over 10 years. His love of meeting new people, laughing and sharing his passion for history, places and great experiences make him the perfect guide.

His mission is to give people the chance to experience a more authentic sense of England and his aim is to uncover the history, characters, cuisine and stories and the hidden gems whilst getting to know you and having fun!. “Our aim is that you leave feeling that you have had a taste of authentic, quintessential England, and with memories that will last a lifetime”.

As the tours are conducted in English, fluency in English is recommended. You will be taken in a 9-seat vehicle with wide, comfortable seats, air-conditioning and large, tinted windows.

Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire Somerset…

The first tour is:-

“The Stonehenge and Secret Somerset” 2017 price £129.99 per person.

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The tour includes… entrance to Stonehenge and a personal tour of the stones, morning coffee (in an 800 year old coaching inn), fabulous lunch (at an award-winning country inn), a visit to hidden, rural villages to uncover their history, a visit to a ruined castle, and if time is available, a visit to a hidden walled garden (with optional tea and cake). Spend the day with a unique, personable guide (a former history teacher) who will share places and stories with you that you just wouldn’t see or hear.

Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire and Somerset

The second tour:- 

The “Medieval Marvels & Movie Scenes” 2017 price £129.99 per person.

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Visit several of the most stunning local towns and villages in this part of England. Discover some locations used in: Harry Potter, the BBC’s Pride & Prejudice series, War Horse, Downton Abbey and more. Enjoy the stories, history, and characters that make these places more than just filming locations. Enter an 800 year old stately home, see the birthplace of photography.

The price includes… a guided tour around Castle Combe (the ‘prettiest village in England’ and the village in ‘War Horse’), Lacock (a medieval village and stately home that has appeared in several Harry Potter films and period dramas) and Bradford on Avon – a historic and stunning market town, founded on the wool trade and with buildings dating back 1000 years. Enjoy coffee in a country house, a fabulous lunch at a quintessential English country pub, wander through a beautiful town, explore a stately home and former abbey & and enjoy classic English countryside.

Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire and Somerset

The third tour:-

The “Cotswolds, Saxons and Victuals” experience. 2017 price £129.99 per person.

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Combining a visit to Malmesbury, an ancient and beautiful hill-top town and the oldest continually inhabited town in England, with the opportunity to see some of the finest local crafts people demonstrating their skills. Enjoy stunning Cotswolds scenery, ancient towns and encounter the resting place of a great King. Hear beguiling stories and see intriguing places that are simply not on the usual tourist trail.

The price includes: a demonstration by an award-winning butcher, a tour and tasting at a local brewers, a fabulous lunch, at an atmospheric country inn frequented by Prince Charles, morning coffee in a stunning Cotswolds location, a visit to a swordsmith’s workshop and a tour of Malmesbury –

Or finally…….

Book a Private and Bespoke Tour of

Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire and Somerset

Jules and his team can work with you to create your dream day. They will use their extensive knowledge of the local area to work with you and advise you on creating your perfect itinerary.

Exclusive Guided Tours Bath area Wiltshire and Somerset…

…..enjoy them from this stunning English Country Cottage, based in our own quintessential English village of Steeple Ashton, as yet still unspoiled!! Coachmans Holiday Cottage

Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages

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Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages

If you are looking for self catering accommodation to visit the Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 the Coachmans Cottage is THE one

On from Saturday 27th May to Sunday 4th June there is plenty to see and you can spend the whole week admiring the varied talents of many Wiltshire artists. The full brochure awaits you in Coachmans Cottage

If you would like to follow the trail by bike, much of it coincides with the Wiltshire Cycleway and there is space to leave your bikes in the courtyard at Coachmans Cottage.

Admission to all the events is free. Opening times are from 10.30am to 5.30pm unless otherwise stated.

See the map

Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages

WVAT Map

Many venues offer tea & coffee, cakes and light lunches.

Here are a few participants in venues very close to Coachman Cottage and Steeple Ashton.

Darlas Hunter Painting. Representational paintings in oil and water colour capturing beautiful light and colour.

Just north of Westbury on the A350 at Heywood. Plenty of parking.

Helen Chester BA Portrait Artist. Emotive portraits exploring the Great War & new series showing the reality of veterans with PTSD.

The Studio, 14 Ludlow Close, Westbury.

Neil Joyce Painting Disciplined abstract paintings exploring the corridors and chambers of the mind.

AND

Gil Doel James Contemporary painting Recent work in acrylic on paper.

Both exhibiting at 36 Bratton Road, Westbury.

Paul Elloway Sculpture and Drawing. Open studio, sculpture and drawings in a variety of media inspired by and exploring the human form.

The Studio, Shepherd’s Purse, Penleigh, Dilton Marsh.

Focus On Five is as the title suggests 5 artists come together to put on a display

Jenny Ford Painting & printmaking. ‘Listen to the hills’ – a response through paintings and prints, to the hills around Westbury.

Jan Knight Prints, paintings, mixed media. Abstract work based on the theme of ‘Meeting Points’ – where shape, line, colour and texture relate.

Julia Leyden Painting, print, collage. Paintings and prints on a variety of themes.

Kerrie McNeil Printmaking. Screen prints inspired by the coast and the countryside, handmade cards and earrings.

Josephine Sumner Printmaking. Colourful original prints of animals and birds, using linocut, silkscreen and woodcut.

Work by all 5 can bee seen at 17 High Street, Dilton Marsh, Westbury.

More Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 and Self Catering Cottages

Fairfield Farm College Group. A combination of student art work and pieces from local artists. Including mosaics and yarn bombing.

Fairfield Students mixed media: Hazel Chapman pastel landscapes: Fairfield Student Art Enterprise mosaic: The Woolly Wednesdays knitting; Fragmented Art mosaic.

All can be viewed at Fairfield Farm College, 43 High Street, Dilton Marsh.

Sonja Klingler / Alex Relph / Emma Lynham / Pie Chambers. Group
Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages

Alex Relph

Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages

Pie Chambers

Sonja Klingler blown glass. A selection of blown glass tableware.

Alex Relph metalwork, furniture and sculpture. A selection of work including furniture and sculpture displayed in the garden.

Emma Lynham painting. Bright travel inspired narrative images in mixed media on paper by Emma Lynham.

Pie Chambers blockprinted textiles. Bold block printed motifs on naturally dyed cloth & selection of simple clothing & the Indian Rooms.

All on view at 33 Sturford Lane, Corsley, Wiltshire.

Bull Mill This venue has multiple sub locations.

Artists and craftspeople living and working at Bull Mill plus guests are opening their studios and workshops to show a wide range of contemporary art.

Bull Mill, Crockerton, Warminster.

If you are planning a visit to…………..

Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages then Coachmans Cottage with 2 bedrooms to sleep 4 guests is the one for you.

Wylye Valley Art Trail 2017 Self Catering Cottages

Thanks to the Wylye Valley Arts Trail 2017 for this information.

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

Stay in the stunning and oh so comfortable Coachmans Cottage and enjoy the array of performances Iford Arts has to offer. See their 2017 Program here

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Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

Starting on Saturday May 27th and continuing through to Saturday August 5th. With seating for an audience of 90 and staged at the Grade 1 listed Iford Manor, 6 miles from Bath,  Iford Arts 2017,  offer a wide array of musical delights including:-

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

Puccini’s La Boheme, conducted by Oliver Gooch with the young tenor Anthony Flaum as Rudolfo, and Irish Soprano Maire Flavin as Mimi; the fire spitting Riesha Adams as Musetta and Nick Lester as her long-suffering lover Marcello.

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, sung in English, and created for Iford Arts by Charles Court Opera. Youthful energy prevails in this bright production from the Artistic Director, John Savournin, and is conducted by David Eaton.

Handel’s Jephtha, conducted by Christopher Bucknall and directed by Tim Nelson, this great work, with its surprising conclusion, still raises questions for today.

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

These operas are interspersed with concerts intertwining through the program aimed to appeal to a wide audience. Performers include:-

Clare Teal and her TrioLeeds City Stompers; Hailey Tuck; Tipitina; Pee Wee Ellis’ Funka Nova Quartet;

Bartoune; Iford Arts New Generation Artists in Concert with Oliver Gooch;

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

Who can resist enjoying all of this fabulous music in the gorgeous Peto Gardens at Iford Manor. Create the whole atmosphere and enjoy your tasty picnic in true style. Just hope the weather matches the event and is glorious too…if not…well we Brits. can always rise above a bit of rain and damp grass!! The view across the Iford Valley is stunning no matter what!!

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

Tickets for all performances can be booked and purchased in advance through The Theatre Royal Booking Office in Bath.

Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation

If you are looking for Iford Arts 2017 Holiday Cottages Self Catering Accommodation then Coachmans Cottage is a must for you.