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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.



  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

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

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018
  • 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:

  • Jonathan F
    Trip Type:
    Don't know why it took me so long to go to Backwell House!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    We went with family (party of four) on a Friday night for dinner. We wanted a good dining experience within a few miles of home without travelling to Bristol for a change. We arrived on time and... Read full review
  • marcus_c
    Nailsea, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A big disappointment
    2 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th April 2019
    This was our 2nd visit to Backwell House. The first was very pleasant and the food was good without being exceptional, not something you would tell your friends about but an enjoyable... Read full review
  • kentY2562LA
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    A lovely afternoon tea
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th May 2019
    We decided to try the afternoon tea at Backwell House and we weren’t disappointed. The tea comprised of sandwiches, cakes, scones and cream, and other sweet things, and was so much that we couldn’t... Read full review
Farleigh Road
Backwell Farleigh
BS48 3QA

Tel: +44 (0) 1275 794502

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