About The Hotel
Woolley Grange is a charming, down to earth style hotel which retains many home from home features. The emphasis is on relaxation whether its exploring the 14-acres of private grounds, or relaxing by the fire with a traditional afternoon tea.
There is plenty to keep the kids amused. For the older ones there’s the games room with a snooker table, fussball table and air hockey, plus a whole host of games and the little ones can enjoy the Ofsted registered creche; Woolley Bears Den for fully supervised fun. Plus of course the giant trampoline is sure to please everyone.
The Den includes a baby area, playhouses, dressing up clothes, train set and books, jigsaws and board games to name but a few. The team organise different activities such as bread making, biscuit decorating, making bird houses, scarecrow dressing, water play and pretend play in the wendy house.
The team will take the children down to the Good Life Garden for bug hunts and nature trails and feeding the chickens.
Open year-round, parents can enjoy two hours of complimentary childcare at a time with as many visits as required each day leaving you free to enjoy the pool, the spa, or a drink in the one of the comfortable lounges.
Long famous for its traditional British cooking, Head Chef Mark Bradbury draws on his international culinary experience to introduce contemporary international trends that complement the very best of British flavours. The walled garden has over 100 medicinal and culinary herbs which are utilised in the award-winning 2AA Rosette food served in either the elegant dining room or Orangery Restaurant.
Kids early dinner or “high tea” is available in the Orangery.
All 25 bedrooms are very individual in style, ranging from quirky rooms in the eaves with exposed beams and far reaching views, to large family suites with a contemporary feel and ample space for even the largest family.
Small Double Rooms
These rooms have standard double beds, antique furnishings and en suite with a bath or shower. There is a flat screen TV and DVD player. There is room for a travel cot in these rooms. Suitable for two adults and one infant.
Standard Double Rooms/Small
These rooms have either standard double bed or king-size beds, antique furnishings, and an en suite with a bath and shower. Main House rooms have bay windows and some have wooden beams. The small suites are located in the Stone Cottage behind the Main House; these ground-floor rooms have views of the courtyard and gardens, standard double bed, country cottage-style antique furnishings, a separate lounge area with a double sofa bed (which can be made up as a children’s bedroom), DVD players and TVs in the bedroom and lounge and a large family bathroom. Suitable for a family of two adults and two children.
Large Double Rooms/Standard
The large double rooms come with a king-size bed, a small sitting area within the bedroom, antique furnishings, a double sofa bed or extra cots, and a large bathroom. Three are in the Main House with large bay windows and garden views, while one is within the Stone Cottage. One ground floor contemporary suite is located in the Pavilion (about a minute’s walk from the Main House), and comes with a king-size bed, a separate lounge area with a double sofa bed, TV and DVD players in both the bedroom and lounge, a private garden area and views of open countryside, and a large contemporary bathroom. The other split-level suite is in the Main House, and comes with low ceiling beams and doorways, antique furniture, wooden floorboards, garden views, a standard double bed in the upstairs bedroom, a downstairs sitting room with a double sofa bed, and a family-size bathroom upstairs with bath and handheld shower. There are baby gates at the top and bottom of the stairs. Suitable for a family of two adults and two children.
The Interconnecting rooms come with one double bedroom and bathroom and one separate children’s bedroom with twin beds and bathroom. They are situated in the Main House
There is a large suite in the Stone Cottage which comprises of a large double room with a connecting twin room, with room for an extra bed or cot in each of the bedrooms.
There is a large split-level suite is located in the Pavilion (about a minute’s walk from the Main House), and comes with contemporary furnishings, a private garden area and views of the countryside. The main bedroom and bathroom are located on the lower floor, and come with a king-size bed and a beamed ceiling, while the large sitting room on the upper level has a double sofa bed and can be made up as a children’s bedroom. This suite has direct access to the car park from the bedroom for easy loading and there are baby gates on the stairs.
These rooms are suitable for a family of two adults and three children.
This is the largest suite with two bedrooms and a very large lounge area. It is situated in the Coach House (which is about 20 paces behind the Main House). The master bedroom has a king-size bed and looks out towards the walled garden, while the children’s room has twin beds. Sofa beds in the sitting room mean this suite can accommodate two adults and up to five children.
The spa boasts indoor and outdoor swimming pools (outdoor pool open May to September), two fabulous treatment rooms with treatments by Comfort Zone and Mama Mio, family changing area, sauna and steam rooms and refreshment and retail area. located within a beautiful contemporary style building and blending into the Bath stone wall of the kitchen garden, the building is complemented by new bath stone and natural oak timber and full length glass windows provide a breathtaking view the walled garden from the pool.
Enjoy a trip to nearby Longleat (20 minutes away) or the picturesque village of Bradford-Upon-Avon just ten minutes away.
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Cots available on request
Ofsted registered creche
nearby medical facilities
Woolley Bears Den supervised kids club
Local taxis available
Teens can make use of the games areas
Emma from Tots Too
24 February 2013
"It’s rare that I find the opportunity to take a UK mini break so when I got offered the chance to see Woolley Grange in Wiltshire, I jumped right on it.
Okay so it was only a couple of nights at the end of a very cold week in February, hardly the best time to be in the idyllic English countryside but as I said – these sorts of opportunities are rare.
A mere two hours’ drive later from our home in London we were standing in reception where a cheerful receptionist and the resident dog were there to welcome us to Woolley Grange, an impressive yet very down to earth hotel (or large country house would be more fitting.)
Our suite was charming. Two good sized bedrooms separated by a small corridor with a bathroom in between. It was rustic and charming with a touch of luxurious accents such as Molton Brown products and Orla Kiely mugs for your complimentary tea and coffee. There were quaint little windows making the most of the light and providing lovely views over the grounds. It was a home away from home but with all the joys of knowing that we were going to be waited on hand and foot for the next 24 hours.
Afternoon tea was taken in one of the small cosy living rooms. A plus of travelling before a weekend and outside of holidays was that we had the room to ourselves (bar the dog who chose to come and lie by my feet.) We did something we rarely get the chance to do, we had a full afternoon tea and read a paper….it’s the simple things that matter and whilst not exciting for some, it was heaven for busy parents such as us! The baby was quiet and as long as the wood on the fire kept burning, I was happy to stay for the afternoon but the spa was calling.
In contrast to the rest of the traditional house, the spa is a relatively new contemporary building for the hotel but looked very much in place. It was a modern barn with huge glass windows and a wonderful aspect over the grounds and the walled organic garden. I find the combination of spa and kids a little hard to get my head around – the spa is somewhere I go to escape kids so I was a little cynical when I saw a family convening the reception area. However, the indoor pool and kids changing areas are very separate from the treatment rooms so although there were kids splashing around during my massage, I heard nothing. It’s also nice to know that when the weather is too brutal to be outside, there is an indoor haven for both the parents and the kids.
There was a little confusion over my pre-booked massage. I was very disappointed to learn that despite my emailing the request at the time of confirming my stay, the spa had no record of it. What could have been a disastrous situation (yes that’s how badly I needed this treatment), was thankfully rescued by Amy, the wonderful therapist who worked hard to accommodate me in between other appointments. Okay so I didn’t quite get the 90 minutes I had booked, but judging quality over quantity, the 60 minutes was sheer bliss and absolutely what the doctor ordered. This is very much a spa with a family twist and it works well – I may just be converted!"
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