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Thornbury Castle

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Exterior shot of Thornbury Castle

About

Thornbury Castle is a beautiful 16th century building, which was once owned by Henry VIII and stands in 15 acres of regal splendour, surrounded by its vineyards and Tudor garden. It is renowned for being one of the finest country house hotels in England. It nestles on the northern edge of Thornbury adjacent to the Gloucestershire countryside, 12 miles north of Bristol, and is well placed for visiting the Cotswolds, the Georgian city of Bath and Wales.

Thornbury Castle has 27 carefully-restored bedchambers, many with sumptuous four-poster beds and splendid stone-carved fireplaces, making your stay just that little bit more special. The Tower bedchamber boasts the largest bed in a hotel in the UK - 10 feet wide.

The restaurant at Thornbury Castle offers plenty of modern, internationally-inspired dishes, as well as some traditional favourites. All dishes on the lunch and dinner menu use only the finest and freshest ingredients, and are sourced locally.

Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea in splendid surroundings at Thornbury Castle.

The recipient of many prestigious awards for its fine food, Thornbury Castle has three dining rooms, each baronial in style, with panelled walls, heraldic shields and open fires.

Thornbury Castle enables you to step back in time in this Tudor palace that was once the residence of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn. Find out more about Tudor Bristol.

RECHARGER PACKAGES
Two and three night Recharger package rates are inclusive of breakfast and dinner.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
27
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Classic Double Bedchamberfrom £195.00 to £295.00 per room (breakfast included)
Deluxe Double Bedchamberfrom £305.00 to £405.00 per room (breakfast included)
Deluxe Suitefrom £365.00 to £465.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single en suite£110.00 per room (breakfast included)
Tower Suitefrom £465.00 to £565.00 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.

Special Offers

  • Valentine's at Thornbury Castle

    The offer: Why not treat your loved one to a superb Valentine’s break and live like a king and queen of the castle. Arrive at your spacious bedchamber and be greeted by half a bottle of bubbles, a single rose and a box of home-made truffles. The team of award-winning chefs will then prepare a delicious candle-lit Valentine’s dinner. Package is available on the 14 – 17 February.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Thornbury Castle website.

    Offer link: Valentine's Day

  • The Dukes Bedchamber Experience

    The offer: You will be treated like royalty from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. 500 year old Thornbury Castle Hotel allows you to retrace the steps of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, as you walk in corridors and grounds that they once explored. Re-live history and stay in this beautiful four-poster bedchamber. With lovely views over the River Severn into Gloucestershire and Wales, the room boasts an open fireplace and en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath. You can also eat like a king as this special break includes dinner in the restaurant and full English breakfast. From just £415 per couple per night, inclusive of Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Thornbury Castle website.

    Offer link: Premier packages

  • The Thornbury Weekend Package

    The offer: Enjoy a complimentary half bottle of Champagne in one of our luxurious Suites with an over-night dinner inclusive. Friday to Sunday nights.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Thornbury Castle website.

    Offer link: Premier packages

  • Thornbury Castle Celebration

    The offer: Treat yourself to a night of indulgence with this special package from £199. Our break includes: One night's accommodation Two-course a la carte dinner, Full English breakfast, Two glasses of Prosecco. This offer is subject to availability Sunday to Thursday.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Thornbury Castle website.

    Offer link: Premier packages

  • The Tower Bedchamber Package

    The offer: Live like royalty in our Tower Suite which has the largest bed in the country. At the highest point of the Tower it has the best views of the beautiful surrounding countryside. Enjoy a three course a la carte dinner and complimentary half bottle of Champagne in your room on arrival. Rates from £555 for an overnight break based upon two adults sharing the suite.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Thornbury Castle website.

    Offer link: Premier packages

  • Stay and Dine

    The offer: Stay from just £99 per room on selected nights when you spend a minimum of £125 on food and beverages.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Thornbury Castle website.

    Offer link: Accommodation deals

Extras

Catering

  • Additional meal details - Any.
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Children over 10 years old are welcome

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions - Maximum of 100 guests
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Free car parking
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Night porter
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • Pets accepted - At a small charge
  • Public telephone
  • Real log/coal fires

Key Features

  • Castle
  • Country house
  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Grade I Tudor Castle once owned by Henry VIII.

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Greek spoken
  • Hungarian spoken
  • Mandarin spoken
  • Portuguese spoken
  • Romanian spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Spa Treatments

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Sixty spaces

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Four poster beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • WiFi

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A38 Follow brown historic signs. At bottom of Thornbury High Street bear left. Castle at bottom of hill. Behind parish church. Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

From Bristol Parkway - 12 miles Taxi journey of 15 minutes from outside station. For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    1103
  • Very Good
    301
  • Average
    110
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    32

Recent Reviews:

  • Emma1238
    Hampshire
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Brilliant two night break with our dog!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th February 2019
    Thornbury Castle did not disappointment, simply wonderful! We spent two nights (Secret Escapes deal) in a deluxe bedchamber (Woodville) with our dog, a room with real wow factor! The bathroom was a... Read full review
  • MaryP2820
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    amazing
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th February 2019
    amazing place, went for afternoon tea as a gift from my son, couldnt fault it, food was wonderful as were the staff, beautiful surroundings, and dog friendly too what else can you ask for a lovely... Read full review
  • MathandAndy
    Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Enjoyable visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th February 2019
    We thoroughly enjoyed our two-night stay. The staff were very pleasant and attentive. Our room was to a very good standard although we did find the mattress very soft so unfortunately neither of us... Read full review
Castle Street
Thornbury
South Gloucestershire
BS35 1HH

Tel: +44 (0)1454 281 182

Gradings

  • 3 AA Red Stars Country House Hotel
3 AA Red Stars Country House Hotel

Awards

  • AA AwardsAA - 2 Rosettes AA - 2 Rosettes 2015
  • Bristol Tourism & Hospitality AwardSmall Hotel of the Year Winner 2013 Small Hotel of the Year Winner 2013 2014

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