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Backwell House

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Backwell House


Backwell House is a beautifully revamped Georgian country house just six miles South West of Bristol, which opened in September 2016. From its mellow stone portico, you'll see only rolling hills, yet the bright lights of the energetic city are a mere 15-minute drive away.  Inside the house are nine double ensuite bedrooms, each stylishly and uniquely decorated with antique finds, reclaimed timbers, local artworks and reconditioned vintage bathtubs.

Chef Ross Hunter and his team cook up a storm in the kitchen with a daily changing menu focusing on locally sourced produce with many of the ingredients grown or reared in Backwell House’s own extensive grounds – vegetables and herbs from the Victorian walled garden, eggs from the hotel’s chickens, honey from the beehives and beef from the herd grazing the lush pastures.

The quintessentially English house, built in 1817, is independently owned and run and it feels rather like you’re staying in a friend’s very chic country pad. With oodles of Georgian charm, updated for the 21st century guest, it's the ideal countryside escape for a romantic getaway or an extravagant private party.


Key Features

  • In countryside

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - All ages welcome
  • Highchair

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking


  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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

    • Alexia007T
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Afternoon Tea
      1 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th March 2018
      Afternoon tea was shocking! Stale bread, no filling in sandwiches, dry unappealing cake selection. A pot of English Breakfast tea was served, we were not even asked what tea we would like from their... Read full review
    • YankeeKC
      Kingston Seymour, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lunch is now Pub Food :(
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 12th March 2018
      We recently went back on a Saturday to have a romantic lunch at Backwell House. We got married there , and had fond memories of the place. Its now serving only pub food (ie. deep fried appetizers... Read full review
    • 608Rebecca
      Trip Type:
      Incredible food, cosy atmosphere and great staff!
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 8th March 2018
      Our experience of Backwell House was excellent from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. The food served for our evening meal was incredibly presented and truly delicious and the gentleman... Read full review
    Farleigh Road
    Backwell Farleigh
    BS48 3QA

    Tel: +44 (0)117 325 1110

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