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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 20 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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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Bergamot Room£80.00 per room (breakfast included)
Camomile Room Double Occupancy£83.00 per room (breakfast included)
Lavender Room Double Occupancy£80.00 per room (breakfast included)
Rosemary Room Double Occupancy£80.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • Watch Sue cooking with Michael Caines



  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities

Key Features

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

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Cycle hire

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

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

Specialist Features

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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      5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Julie O
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Fabulous Fern Cottage
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th December 2018
      This is our second visit to Fern Cottage. Sue and Pete are like your favourite Auntie and Uncle, they look after you from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. We had a lovely room with a... Read full review
    • pebulus
      Trip Type:
      Our favourite place to stay
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 5th May 2019
      We travel extensively and when visiting Bath and Bristol we always stay at Fern Cottage. Everything is always spotlessly clean and the rooms are quiet and private, being set in a beautifully... Read full review
    • Dawnsimon
      Leicester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A fantastic rare find
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 23rd June 2019
      We stayed at fern cottage for 2 nights this weekend. This is a beautiful place ideally situated between Bath & Bristol. We got there around 9.30 pm on Friday evening and we were greeted by Pete... Read full review
    188 Shortwood Hill
    BS16 9PG

    Tel: +44 (0)117 937 4966


    • 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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