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Recently [well 2 years ago now] we had guests staying in Coachmans Cottage, who told us that the reason for choosing to stay here was because they had seen the village video  on our website and felt that Steeple Ashton would be the perfect place to pursue their hobby  of sketching interesting and early buildings. The old part of the village has one of the highest density of Listed buildings in thi...

We still are, a household of 3 "at risk"! With my second jab due in early May, give it another 3 weeks, and hopefully all will be good. At this time HM Govt. are expecting restrictions to be lifted. Starting 29th May I have decided to welcome again. 2 guests only at www.coachmans-cottage.com   There will be just one tariff of £600 per week for the rest of 2021. I am also allowing a 3 day gap betwe...

Goodness, it's a year since the Covid - 19 pandemic beset the world, the UK and all of us. Like you we had no idea where it would all lead. In 15 years of welcoming guests to Coachmans Cottage, 2020 was a first in that we only had 4 nights booked out to guests, and they stayed in the week before the UK went into lock down. Something that none of us had ever dreamed possible in a free country. We s...

Owner of Coachmans Holiday Cottage, a Bath Self Catering member, persuades fellow residents of Steeple Ashton in Wiltshire to become the first “Village Destination Ambassador” on the Great West Way, following the Great West Way’s first presentation in a sitting room. A Steeple Ashton resident and holiday cottage owner thought that the charming conservation village of Steeple Ashton in Wiltshire, c...

September 1st heralds the first day of Autumn, or, as I prefer to think, the dawning of an Indian Summer. There is still so much to see and enjoy whilst staying here in Wiltshire before the clocks go back and the evenings turn to dark. The sun is now lower in the sky, and the vibrant light of summer is giving way to the mellowness associated with the sweet scent of apples and pears ripening on the...
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