Monday 3 June 2024

Hillside Cottage, Edington, Westbury, Wiltshire

Hillside Cottage, Edington, Westbury, Wiltshire

Hillside Cottage is a hidden gem situated in the Wiltshire countryside. Located on the edge of Salisbury Plain in the charming village of Edington, this cottage offers the warmth of a beloved family home while providing all the amenities of a larger hotel. With six ensuite guest bedrooms, a cosy living room with a fireplace, a kitchen with a dining table, a private patio, and beautifully maintained gardens and grounds, Hillside Cottage is the perfect retreat for relaxation, exploration, and enjoyment.

Ideal for extended family gatherings, get-togethers with friends, or intimate private events, Hillside Cottage feels like your own country escape. Guests can borrow Hunter Wellies and waterproof coats to explore the picturesque local countryside.

A path above the cottage leads to an outdoor plunge pool, hot tub, and wet and dry sauna barn. For more activities, visit the Trailhead Cabin, which features a dartboard, games, a wood-burning stove, and an outdoor fire pit with views of the boules and croquet courts. Whether sharing stories around the fire or watching the sunset with a glass of wine, the Trailhead Cabin complements the secluded luxury of Hillside Cottage.

Just a short walk from Hillside Cottage is the award-winning Three Daggers Pub, Brewery, and Farm Shop. Enjoy a meal at the pub and a pint of beer brewed onsite. The Farm Shop offers a variety of fresh produce, picnic favourites like sausage rolls and scotch eggs, as well as drinks, crisps, cakes, a well-stocked gift shop, and freshly made coffee. For ultimate relaxation, the Wellness Barn next door provides massage and wellness treatments; be sure to pre-book to enhance your stay. Breakfast is served at the Three Daggers pub across the road.

The award-winning Three Daggers Pub and Brewery, located just across the road, was named English Pub of the Year 2019-2020. The brewery has earned silver and bronze SIBA accolades for its locally brewed golden ales, brown ales, and stouts. The menu, designed in a farm-to-table style, changes regularly to reflect the seasons and local farmers' offerings.

Steeped in history, this area of Wiltshire offers much for history enthusiasts. A short hike from the Three Daggers takes you to Salisbury Plain and the historic site of the Battle of Ethandun. You can also explore Neolithic Long Barrows, Iron Age Hill Forts, a medieval priory, and numerous 18th and 19th-century buildings. Other nearby attractions include Bratton Camp & White Horse, Farleigh Hungerford Castle, Hope Nature Centre, Edington Priory, and Clanger Wood. 

Hillside Cottage offers a unique blend of seclusion, luxury, and historical interest, making it the ideal destination for your next countryside retreat.

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