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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting friends in nearby Bratton we searched for a B & B that had all the qualities that we like. We were not disappointed. A quiet country home set in its own spacious grounds, our hosts welcomed us as one of the family and made us feel at home straight away. Our accommodation comprised of the upper floor, spacious and...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Hi there you two, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We enjoyed having you here and are very chuffed that you might be back again sometime. Hopefully then the weather will allow you a re-visit to beautiful Stourhead. Very warmest of wishes and do come and have a cup of tea...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time at The Old Rectory - I discovered it online and was wowed by the property, the setting and the glowing reviews. I just wanted a couple of days in the countryside to relax and do a bit of horse riding. Upon arrival, I was greeted warmly by Helle and David, not forgetting their very friendly...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Dear Joanne, Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy life to write us a review. And such a wonderful one too. It was great having you here and seeing you enjoy the horse riding and super having your company on the dog walk too! After just two days it felt like we had known you for...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We have already been to The Old Rectory twice this year! Helle and David are so welcoming and make sure everything is sorted to ensure you feel thoroughly spoiled. A lovely house that is full of character and Helle's imaginative decorative touches- the bedrooms are very spacious and ooze luxurious living. (We have now stayed in both!) Very tasty breakfast...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Hi there you two, First of all, thank you so much for staying with us again, it was great seeing you and having the opportunity to catch up. Thank you also for recommending us to your lovely friends whom we very much enjoyed having to stay. We are very grateful that you took the time to write us such a...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We only stayed for one night which they don't normally do, but we had a funeral to go to the next day which was in the little church opposite. This retreat is the most wonderful place we have ever stayed the couple who own it Halle and David are just wonderful hosts we were also greated by their beautiful border...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you so much for an absolutely great review, it is very much appreciated! It was super meeting you both and we would love to have you stay again. The dogs would love it too... Very warmest of autumn wishes Helle and David - and Teddy and Tilly

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed October 16, 2016

My husband and I had travelled from Australia, my brother and his wife from Warwickshire and my sister from Devon, all to spend a wonderful birthday weekend at The Old Rectory. Our hosts, Helle and David (and their two enchanting border terriers, Teddy and Tilly) made us all so warmly welcome that the years just melted away and we three...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, Thank you so very much for your absolutely amazing review, both David and I are very touched by your words and praise. We absolutely loved having you here and are thrilled that you enjoyed the house so much. We very much hope that we may see you again at some stage when you are over from Australia again....

Hampshire
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We often come to this area of Wiltshire and have absolutely no hesitation in returning to The Old Rectory. We have stayed in similar properties in other areas, but Helle and David have made The Old Rectory somewhere special and we love staying with them. There is everything you could wish for, tea and home made cake on arrival. Home...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

HI there you two, Thank you - again - so much for choosing to stay at The Old Rectory, it is always so lovely having you. And thank you for yet another wonderful review, it is much, much appreciated. We hope you are having an enjoyable autumn with lots of sunshine and look forward to hopefully seeing you again sometime....

Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Helle and David made me so welcome. The house is lovely - such a perfect blend of old and new. My ensuite was comfortable and charming. Breakfast was plentiful and imaginative. They were perfect hosts - welcoming without being intrusive. I was a lone traveller as my husband was walking in Europe and they were so kind to me. It's...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Dear Ruth, It was really lovely having you and thank you so much for bringing some delicious homegrown courgettes! Thank you also for taking time to write us a review, we very much appreciate this. We would absolutely love to see you again and your husband and hear more about his amazing walks. Very best wishes and have a lovely...

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This is the best B&B we have ever stayed at. Helle and David could not have been more welcoming. friendly and helpful. Tea and cake on arrival, every small thing we could have wanted and fantastic breakfasts! The house, gardens and village are beautiful, and our room was like a home from home. We were rather smitten with Teddy and...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us - and for your lovely review too. We are really chuffed that you hope to be back soon (Teddy and Tilly definitely too!). In the meantime, have a lovely autumn and look after yourselves. Very best wishes from Helle, David, Teddy and Tilly

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We recently enjoyed our second visit to The Old Rectory. The house is charming and sits in a lovely mature garden. It is idyllic and very tranquil We stayed in the Red Room which occupies the attic space under the eaves (just watch your head!). Everything is spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Helle is very friendly, attentive and helpful, offering...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Dear Ben and Ruth, It was very lovely seeing you again and catch up with all your news. And thank you for an amazing review too. We are glad you felt you had a relaxing break (much deserved) and hope that you will have a wonderful autumn with lots of sunshine! Very best wishes and do come a say hello...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

When one reads reviews of “The Rectory” you find two themes, quests returning time after time (just for the pleasure of staying with Helle and David) and a desire to keep it secret. This was my third visit to this oasis of peace and quiet, nestling in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside. On this occasion was welcomed by a notice in...

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Helle D, Owner at The Old Rectory Wiltshire, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Well, we too feel like we are in a lovely and peaceful little oasis. Thank you for taking time to write us such a kind review - we are really glad that you are not keeping us a secret. It was - as always - lovely having you and we shall look forward to seeing you again when...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You will get a warm welcome at The Old Rectory, a charming Georgian house situated in a quiet village in stunning countryside in rural Wiltshire, only one and a half hours train ride from London. Sightseeing include Stonehenge, Avebury, Bath, Salisbury, Wells. Houses/gardens: Longleat, Stourhead, Bowood. The Old Rectory is light, airy, beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable - our aim is to make you feel at home here. The almost 2 acre garden is safely fenced in and has wisterias, old fashioned roses and a big sunny lavender lined patio to enjoy. We source the best local produce for our delicious organic breakfasts. Wonderful walking, cycling and golf on the doorstep. We welcome single travellers, groups of friends, families and well behaved dogs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Rectory Wiltshire

Address: Church Lane, Coulston, Westbury BA13 4NY, England (Formerly The Old Rectory Coulston)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Westbury
Price Range: $76 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Old Rectory Wiltshire Westbury
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“All wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles 161hannaha, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Four poster, or family suite with adjoining rooms? Your choice.”
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“Top floor rooms have a lovely view and are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles ruarilane2, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“Incredible views and scenery, beautiful house with gardens to relax”
 of 5 bubbles jamescB233RL, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“The principal room on the second floor would always be our choice”
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