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Fern Cottage Bed & Breakfast

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Fern Cottage


Situated in the quiet rural village of Pucklechurch, Fern Cottage is an award-winning bed and breakfast run by its passionate proprietors, Sue and Pete.

Fern Cottage is a restful retreat for those wishing for a weekend away from it all. Set within a conservation area and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Fern Cottage nestles within a two acre smallholding with the added benefit of being just 15 minutes from the centres of both Bristol and Bath.
For those enjoying a leisurely break, Fern Cottage is in an ideal base from which to explore Bristol, Bath, Lacock, Castle Combe, Tyntesfield, Dyrham Park, Longleat Stonehenge, Cheddar and the Cotswolds.

About Fern Cottage

Fern Cottage offers complimentary parking to all guests. There are four double en-suite rooms (two with king size beds) enjoying panoramic countryside views and located at ground floor level. This beautiful accommodation reflects the high standard of quality, attention to detail and offers affordable luxury which is complemented by excellent food and service. Guests arriving at 4pm are offered a complimentary home-made cream tea on arrival.

Good food is a passion at Fern Cottage, and guests can enjoy an exceptional quality breakfast, using local, home grown, home-made and organic produce. The Fern Cottage breakfast menu was complimented on by top Chefs Gary Rhodes and Michael Caines on the UKTV programme Local Food Heroes, on which proprietor Sue was among the five finalists for the whole of the South West - watch the video of Sue cooking on the show. Fern Cottage has proudly received over 18 awards for its food, service and hospitality.

Stay at Fern Cottage and you can also take advantage of a 10% discount for a two-hour session at Thermae Bath Spa.

Fern cottage also have an electric pod point situated by their stable block for guests to use to re-charge their electric cars.  It’s available for all guests.

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  • Watch Sue cooking with Michael Caines


Key Features

  • Farm
  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Cycle hire


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Non smoking units
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Video

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for walkers

Map & Directions

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • vikkinath
    Penzance, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Absolute perfection in every way
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th February 2017
    Prior to arriving at Fern cottage I was in contact via email with Sue & Pete, their responses were both prompt and helpful. Upon arrival my husband and I were greeted by a very friendly Sue, and... Read full review
  • Paul A
    Trip Type:
    Great place to stay
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 26th December 2016
    First impressions of the B&B was like being home from home. Very warm welcome was given to us when we arrived with home made scones where offered upon our arrival.. The room was clean and tidy... Read full review
  • Tracy4Martin
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Perfect Stay
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 12th December 2016
    This was our second visit to Fern Cottage and it didn't disappoint! Sue and Pete are wonderful hosts that really do think of every little detail. They are friendly and very welcoming and nothing is... Read full review
188 Shortwood Hill
BS16 9PG

Tel: +44 (0)117 937 4966

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  • 4 Visit England Stars Farmhouse
4 Visit England Stars Farmhouse


  • Visit EnglandGold Gold 2016
  • Visit England Bed & Breakfast of the Year - Gold 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousBristol Hospitality Awards 2010 - B&B of the Year Bristol Hospitality Awards 2010 - B&B of the Year 2010
  • South West Tourism Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year 2010/11 - Finalist 2011
  • Visit EnglandEnjoy England Award for Excellence  2013 Enjoy England Award for Excellence 2013 2013
  • Visit EnglandEnjoyEngland Breakfast Award EnjoyEngland Breakfast Award 2016

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