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Thornbury Castle

Bristol, England
+44 1454 281182
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Wedding over night stay

My daughter had her wedding here it was a wonderful day staff couldn't do more for us stayed over... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sharon g
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Superb. Highly recomended

I enjoyed a superb dinner with my wife here. Attentive staff, superb food, a good wine list, great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
aaronsLondon
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Who hasn't dreamed of staying in a romantic castle tucked away in the English countryside? You can at the 16th-century Thornbury, which is a perfect home base for exploring the region of South Wales, the Cotswolds, Bristol, Wye Valley and Somerset.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“roaring fire” (3 reviews)
“champagne tea” (2 reviews)
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Bristol, England
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+44 1454 281182
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"four poster bed"
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"roaring fire"
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"henry viii"
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"deluxe room"
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"private lounge"
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"sumptuous rooms"
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"secret escapes"
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"historic surroundings"
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"superb food"
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"birthday treat"
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"dining room"
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"dungeon"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had her wedding here it was a wonderful day staff couldn't do more for us stayed over night with breakfast rooms are lovely beds are huge and comfy and breakfast was lovely grounds are amazing to walk round so picturesque would defiantly stay...More

Thank sharon g
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a superb dinner with my wife here. Attentive staff, superb food, a good wine list, great venue and characterful building. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle in beautiful surroundings! I came here for the 'Royal afternoon' tea which was very nice, with a great selection of teas. However, we were initially seated in quite a dingy room but when we asked to be moved to another area (my mum...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We've stayed in some amazing Hotels over the years, but Thornbury Castle/Hotel was the most memorable for all the right reasons. I booked the celebration package directly on the Hotel website. This included; a One night stay, evening meal and breakfast. I chose to upgrade...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

It was a very mixed experience having afternoon tea here. The surroundings are gorgeous both inside and out, making it very memorable. The staff ranged from brusque to friendly. The food was delicious. Not sure I'd go back - I'd head to the Berwick Lodge...More

Thank Happyroamer2015
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Really cool experience staying in a genuine Tudor castle The staff were superb and the exening meal was quite exquiste - service, presentation and tastes were to die for The only reservations were the temperature of our room - the Elisabeth Suite and it's whacky...More

Thank jackbarbaraturner
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Lovely food and really helpful staff. The meals are delicious and they really look after you in you are there for a special occasion.

Thank welshlamb387
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We held our intimate wedding at the castle in December and our evening reception in January. Both events were absolutely perfect and we couldn't have asked for more. Each of our guests on both occasions complimented the venue, the staff, the food and the organisation...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing deluxe room which is traditional but comfy. The staff are great and the food is out of this world.

Thank Judi J
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We pre-bought the champagne tea for two experience. We arrived on time only to be sat in a very draughty part of a room. We waited 20-25 minutes to before being given the tea menu. The tea pots came, then the champagne came a minute...More

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Valentina D
30 October 2017|
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Response from loubaz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can it is at the top of Thornbury and you can combine your visit with a look around this very pretty market town.
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Sophie P
26 August 2016|
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Response from Stan M | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to ask them that. I wasnt aware of this restriction
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69janner
8 June 2016|
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Response from Stan M | Reviewed this property |
Its not cheap - £47 for two. You can get a cream tea for a bit less and a luxury tea for a lot more, but this was perfect for a celebration. Plenty to eat, and they provide a box for what you cannot manage.
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