For groups up to 14, Austen House (so named as Jane Austen once visited) is the perfect self-catering weekend venue. Situated in the lovely South Cotswolds yet close to the World Heritage city of Bath and also Bristol with its complete shopping experience at Cabot Circus and quaint waterfront bars and restaurants, Austen is elegant and cosy with beautifully decorated rooms, perfect for a country weekend. Whether you are celebrating a special birthday, classy hen party or a friends and family get-together, Austen is just right as it is on the doorstep of the Prince of Wales at Highgrove as well as many other lovely Cotswold villages. There is a traditional bar and restaurant opposite the house.
Austen House forms part of a 200 year old Cotswold Manor and is a self-catering, luxury house which sleeps up to 14 (minimum booking 10), in four spacious bedrooms with a sofabed in the light and pretty sitting room. There are two bathrooms and a large downstairs WC. The kitchen is fully equipped and the elegant dual aspect sitting room opens via large glass double doors onto the dining hall with its table for the whole group.
The house has a private hot tub, south facing breakfast terrace and small lawn as well as parking for up to 8 cars.
Price: £125 per person for a 2 night break
‘Austen house was great, cocktail lesson perfect, hot tub under the stars – the perfect hen weekend, thank you’. Alison May 2016.