The town of Royal Wootton Bassett is
located in the Wiltshire part of the
Cotswolds. The town has many popular inns, hotels, bed and breakfasts and other
types of accommodation not to mention the selection of tea and retail shops.
Wootton Bassett Accommodation - The location of Royal Wootton Bassett just two
miles from junction 16 of the M4, makes it an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding
countryside and discover its many visitor attractions.
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Wootton Bassett has retained much of its architectural heritage. There are notable Georgian Buildings which line the broad High Street. Most of these have been sympathetically adapted to house the shops and offices that serve modern-day needs. The town is particularly well endowed with public houses. The Waggon and Horses claims to date from 1612, while the Cross Keys Inn dates from 1742, but may have been the site of an older tavern.
Wootton Bassett was a Saxon holding in 681 'Wodeton', eventually passing to Lord of the Manor Alan Bassett in 1200 who was granted the right to hold weekly markets by Henry III.
The first Town Mayor in 1408 was John Wollmonger at the height of the successful wool trade and hiring fairs and cattle markets continued to be held until 1939.
Katherine Parr one of Henry VIII's wives family home was VasternManor.
Wootton Bassett offers a weekly market, monthly farmers market,an abundance of places to eat and drink and an interesting variety of shops.
Hook Farm covers over 200 acres of rolling English countryside adjacent to Hook village and is crossed with numerous public footpaths, which the guests are free to explore at their leisure. The farmland provides a safe habitat for many species of wildlife including roe deer, muntjacs, buzzards, lapwings, brown hares, rabbits, swallows, heron and a wide range of garden birds and small songbirds.
Hook Farm Cottages are set in rolling Wiltshire countryside and offer a real taste of rural living.All four cottages have an individual patio with garden table and chairs and each cottage overlooks a shared garden and open fields where dairy cattle graze during the summer months.
Each cottage offers excellent levels of comfort and a wide range of appliances including oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer and access to a comprehensive laundry room. The interior boasts high quality furniture, flooring and soft furnishings.
Bed linen and towels are provided at no extra charge. Children of all ages are welcome and a highchair and travel cot (without bedding) can be provided by prior arrangement. A BBQ is available upon request.
To maintain the high quality of the cottages, we regret that pets and smoking are not permitted.
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