Local Towns & Villages

Bath – Only 8 miles away from this historic city and we are on a main bus route should you not wish to take your own car.

Bradford-on-Avon – 5 miles away from this very pretty town, with canal, locks, river, Tithe barn, and Saxon church. It also has lots of antique shops, many eating places and a swimming pool.

Lacock – National Trust village, used frequently for filming period dramas, most recently scenes from Harry Potter and Cranford.

Castle Combe – Very scenic village on the edge of the Cotswolds which also contains a racing circuit, kart track and skid pan.

Salisbury, Old Sarum and Stonehenge – 30 miles away

Avebury – Village surrounded by standing stones that are older than Stonehenge, said by many to be more atmospheric than Stonehenge.

Historic Houses

  • Longleat & Safari Park
  • Corsham Court
  • Lacock Abbey
  • Dyrham Park
  • Chalfield Manor


  • Stourhead
  • Westford Manor
  • Westonbirt Arboretum
  • Bowood House
  • The Courts at Holt


  • Bath
  • Swindon Outlet Centre
  • Clarkes Village
  • Bristol
  • Salisbury
King's Stile Cottage
153 Bath Road, Atworth
Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8JR
Sean & Victoria Hughes
Tel: 01225 706 202or07790 823 331
Email: kingsstilecottage@outlook.com