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The Old Rectory



The Old Rectory

Cantax Hill, Lacock

Chippenham

SN15 2JZ

Wiltshire


B&B


Price Range: £37.50 - £42.50


Email: Click heresexton@oldrectorylacock.co.uk

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Elaine Sexton


Phone: 01249 730335


Welcome to the Old Rectory bed and breakfast. Built in 1866, the Old Rectory is a superb example of Victorian Gothic architecture and is now a beautiful family house set in its own grounds.

Situated amongst fields near the picturesque National Trust village of Lacock in rural North Wiltshire, the Old Rectory offers a real taste of country life and is ideally placed for exploring Wiltshire, Bath, and the Cotswolds.

The house boasts individually designed bedrooms, drawing room, dining room, orchard, croquet lawn, and many original features such as mullioned windows and an ecclesiastical bell! There's ample private car parking and room for bicycles.



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Butterfly World
Butterfly World

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Lacock Abbey
Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey was founded by Lady Ela the Countess of Salisbury in the reign of King Henry III. Her husband was William Longespee, an illegitimate son of King Henry II.


Longford Castle
Longford Castle

Longford Castle is located on the banks of the River Avon south of Salisbury.


Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park

In 1966, Longleat caused a revolution in the world of zoological collections by becoming the first location outside Africa to open a drive-through Safari Park.


Magna Carta
Magna Carta

Magna Carta (Latin for "Great Charter") is one of the most celebrated documents in English history. At the time it was the solution to a political crisis in Medieval England but its importance has endured as it has become recognised as a cornerstone of liberty influencing much of the civilized world.


Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum

Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum is a museum in Salisbury. It houses one of the best collections relating to Stonehenge and local archaeology.


Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral

For over 750 years pilgrims have come to Salisbury to seek inspiration in the glory and peace of the building and surrounding Cathedral Close.


Stonehenge
Stonehenge

One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones. It is at the centre of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England.


Stourhead
Stourhead

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Westbury White Horse
Westbury White Horse

This horse is located on the steep western slope of westbury Hill, below the Iron Age hill-fort of Bratton Camp. The first Westbury white horse is believed to have been cut to commemorate the victory over the Danes in the Battle of Ethandun (possibly nearby Edington) in 878AD. Local legend says that King Alfred commissioned the cutting of the horse, but had the designer beheaded soon after completion as the horse was said to be riding out of town, and should have been riding into town.


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