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Bradford On Avon


County - Wiltshire | Map
Tel code: 01225 | code search
Postcode: BA15 | code search
Population: 10000
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Birthplace of:
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Hauntings and Ghosts:
The Key to the King’s Arms’ Mystery
Folk Customs:
Grovely Rights
Potterne Christmas Mumming
The Druids

Bradford On Avon Events

Fringe BOA
St Laurence Street Party

Festival of Christmas
Jewellery, Beads and Findings Fair

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Swan Hotel
"..the vegetarian burger with chips and was the cheapest frozen burger,tasteless chewy,just vile served with 18 chips and the salad was lettuce leaf and all for £7,95 i ..." More

Mccloy & Co
"McCloy & Co was re-branded as McCloy Legal in January 2010.It has become a market leader in the field of title theft protection and provided valuable advice and assistance in ..." More

Old Manor (The)
"Good Points: Accueil sympathique, chambre propre. On peut arriver tard. Bad Points: Indications pour l'hôtel sur la route difficiles (pas de panneaux dans le village), robinet monté à l'envers (chambre 3), ..." More

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This ancient market town straddles the River Avon and owes its existence to the river. The settlement was established there over 2500 years ago. The name Bradford is said to have been derived from 'Broad Ford' as it the river was forded at the point now marked by the Town Bridge, one of Bradford-on-Avon's principle attractions. The Normans built the first stone bridge here, possibly replacing an earlier wooden structure. However, the Normans didn't add a parapet and people kept falling off the bridge into the river! The bridge was later widened by the addition of a further stone structure alongside it. If you venture under the bridge you can still see the join. At some point a chapel was added although this was later used as a lock up for town drunks and troublemakers. The Normans also left their mark in the shape of the ancient Church of the Holy Trinity. Before they arrived the town had also been the site of a roman villa which was later re-discovered on the site of St Laurence playing fields. The restored Tithe Barn at Barton Farm has one of the largest stone roofs in Europe.


Lamey & Co
R N Thomas & Co
Richmonde Laine


Bradford-on-Avon Museum
Kennet and Avon Canal Boat Trips
The Peto Garden At Iford Manor
Tithe Barn
Westwood Manor


Holy Trinity
St Laurence


Dance - Squire Dance Studios
Yoga - Sivananda


Dental Surgery
The Dental Surgery
The Dutch Barton


St Margarets Surgery
The Health Centre

Estate Agent

Black Horse Agencies - Alder King
Davies & Davies
Halifax Property Services

Kingston Saunders The Estate Agent
Saxty Geoffrey M

Farmers Market

Bradford on Avon Farmers Market
Farmers & Artisan market

Golf Club

Cumberwell Park


Swan Hotel
The Castle Inn
Tollgate Inn


Bradford on Avon Farmers Market
Bradford-on-Avon Country Market
Bradford-on-Avon Market
Farmers & Artisan market

Pub and Bar

Barge Inn
Bunch Of Grapes
Canal Tavern
Cross Guns Freehouse Restaurant
Dandylion (The)
Millhouse Inn

Seven Stars
Swan Hotel
Three Horseshoes
Tollgate Inn


Barge Inn
Cross Guns Freehouse Restaurant
Dandylion (The)
Fat Fowl Restaurant
Seven Stars
Swan Hotel
Thai Barn
Tollgate Inn
Widbrook Grange
Woolley Grange


Bradford Views
Great Ashley Farm Cottage
Pig Wig Cottages
Pig Wig Self Catering Cottages
Teasle Self Catering Holiday Cottage

The Barn Loft
Whitehill Cottage


Mccloy & Co


Ashley Cabs
Bradford on Avon Taxis

Sports Clubs

Bradford on Avon LTC (Tennis)
Bradford Town CC (Cricket)


Silver Street Pharmacy
Carter & Harding
Bishopston Trading Company
Bay Tree GAllery
Quoins Organic Vineyard
Made in Bradford on Avon Retail Outlet


Mac Humble Antiques Ltd
Avon Antiques
Andrew Dando



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Bear (0.06 miles)


Situated on Silver Street in the heart of beautiful Bradford on Avon, The Bear Inn provides great food, drink, service and accommodation.

With the wonderful and historic city of Bath only 10 minutes away and Longleat ... More | visit website

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Whitehill Cottage (0.07 miles)

Enjoy exclusive use of Whitehill Cottage: stylish, 300 years old, and Grade II Listed for its historical original features. Two double bedrooms, a lovely Bathroom with shower over, a court yard area with patio, four ... More | visit website
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Teasle Cottage (0.10 miles)

Teasle Cottage
If you want to experience living in a 300 year old cottage in truly beautiful historic town then you will love your time here. A delightful grade II listed cottage which has ... More | visit website
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Bradford Views (0.10 miles)

Bradford Views

This modern, luxury 2-bedroom apartment is in a Grade II Listed building in the centre of Bradford-on-Avon, close to shops and restaurants, and walking distance from the train station.

Bradford Views Apartment is within a historic ... More | visit website

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Georgian Lodge (0.14 miles)

Georgian Lodge

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Informal family friendly restaurant in area with rooms overlooking the Avon river in this beautiful Bath stone town near Bath. Georgian building with a pretty courtyard & garden where meals ... More

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Swan Hotel (0.19 miles)

Swan Hotel
The Swan has the comfort and style of a quality hotel, with the character and charm of an old country inn.
The Grade II listed building dates back to the 16th Century. Recently completely refurbished, ... More | visit website
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The Castle Inn (0.19 miles)

The Castle Inn

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Welcome to The Castle Inn, a beautiful freehouse pub with boutique bedrooms with stunning views over the Georgian roof tops of the pretty town of Bradford on Avon & beyond ... More

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Clifton House (0.26 miles)

Clifton House

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Gothic Victorian house of splendour, just 7 miles from Bath and situated in the charming market town of Bradford on Avon with its array of interesting shops, cafes and restaurants. ... More

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Beeches Farmhouse B&B (0.38 miles)

Beeches Farmhouse B&B

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There are double, twin and family rooms all in our luxurious barn conversions, each having their own front door key and own patio area, giving you the independence to come ... More

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The Annex (0.55 miles)

The Annex

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The Annex is situated in the picturesque and peaceful town of Bradford On Avon. The facilities are kitchen, shower room with toilet facilities, double bedroom and lounge. Parking is within ... More

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