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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really lovely place to spend a couple of nights. Frances, the owner, was so welcoming offering tea or coffee on arrival. Room was clean and comfortable and the view over the valley was awesome. To sit and eat a great breakfast watching birds feed, squirrels and pheasants in such a peaceful environment was very special. We asked how to...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

The hostess was lovely and the breakfast was good. We were placed in the room downstairs which was clean but meant we heard all the noise from the kitchen/lounge. The mattress I had was extremely uncomfortable but my partners was bearable. A lovely place but the water pipes can be noisy!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 20, 2016

My Husband and I stayed at Longacre. We couldn't have been more happy to spend time here. Such a beautiful, idyllic location. Rolling hills, amazing views, peace and quiet. The room was lovely. Spotlessly clean. Very high standard of furnishing. The bathroom was a wet room, which was perfect for my husband who uses a wheelchair to get around. The...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 22, 2016

We looked the place up on Google Maps before we set off, so found it easily. It is set in a hill with wonderful views over the countryside. The room was comfortable and clean. The conservatory, where we sat to eat breakfast had a brilliant outlook and we were entertained by the birds and squirrels feeding on the patio. Great...

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Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We booked this B&B with Booking.com, under the name 'Longacres'. There was a photo of a fairly large, cream building. This was misleading, as this was the proprietor's house, and we stayed in a cramped little granny flat type of building. This B&B was almost impossible to find and we drove past it twice. There was no sign. I happened...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Shrubdown is a beautiful B&B set in a truly magical location. The owner, Francis, is incredibly warm & welcoming. Each morning there was a delicious platter of fresh fruits, cereals and teas...or if you fancy a cooked breakfast Francis's are wonderful. I thoroughly enjoyed eating breakfast overlooking the stunning, Autumnal woodland from her dining table. My room was warm, peaceful...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2015

My wife and I spent a delightful weekend at this establishment. Our room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was excellent with everything you'd expect from a good selection of cereals and yoghurt to the traditional fried meal. Shrubdown is situated high above the village of Freshford and is a 5 min drive from two very good food pubs....

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 28, 2015

From the moment we arrived we felt like part of the family. It happened to be a VERY wet day / night and as we don't drive we arrived like a pair of drowned rats! Francis the owner immediately offered us a warm drink and settled us in. She also booked us a table at the local Inn for dinner...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 6, 2015

We are not used to staying in B&Bs but this little gem will was very nice. We were greeted by Francis on arrival and felt like we were in a great place. We had the smallest room for two nights but it was very clean and we were offered the run of her lovely property. Once our bags were in...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Shrubdown for two nights over a weekend. The location is beautiful with lovely views and it's about a 15 minute walk to Freshford train station which gets you into Bath in about 10 minutes. There is also a lovely walk from Freshford into Bradford upon Avon along the canal and if it's a nice day like it...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shrubdown is a spacious family home. It is located 5 miles from the centre of Bath and 2 miles from the centre of Bradford on Avon, in the picturesque village of Freshford. Both Bath and Bradford on Avon are situated on the River Avon and Kennet and Avon Canal offering a wealth of historical interest and beauty.Shrubdown is a sprawling, comfortable house, with a south facing aspect, set in the middle of 3 acres of parkland and beautiful informal gardens. Secured by electric gates, there is ample parking. It is in an idyllic spot overlooking Iford Manor and the famous Italian “Peto Gardens”, nestling on the river Frome. It is a nature lover, bird fancier and walker's paradise.We have Double and Twin Rooms available for your stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shrubdown

Address: 17 Staples Hill, Freshford BA2 7WL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Freshford
Price Range: $78 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“all rooms have either a view over the garden or the valley”
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“Upstairs won't be noisy (I guess) but apparently on previous reviews, It currently has only a bath, but no shower?”
 of 5 bubbles simont588, Feb 18, 2015 | Read review
“if you want a bit of something different ask for the top floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeJ40, Oct 12, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure that the booking is for the correct type of room eg twin or double”
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