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Tel code: 01761 | code search
Postcode: BS40 | code search
Population: 200
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Butcombe is a small village situated 10 miles to the south of Bristol, with easy access to the A38. It is situated close to two lakes, Blagdon Lake and Chew Valley Lake. Blagdon Lake was originally created by Bristol Water who dammed the River Yeo in 1891 and completed the lake in 1899. The Wrington Vale Light Railway was built mainly to bring up building materials. Today the lake is a nature reserve, but also provides drinking water and fishing. The original suction tanks are now used for trout rearing. The four original steam pumps at the pumping station have now been replaced by electric pumps. One of the two steam engines which have been preserved is still in working order in the visitor centre, which also includes educational facilities. Butcombe also gives its name to the Butcombe Brewery, although the brewery has since moved to Wrington. Simon Whitmore set up Butcombe Brewery using his £24,000 redundancy payment from Courage Western. The Brewery now produces over 22,000 barrels per year including Butcombe Bitter, Butcombe Blond, Butcombe Gold and Butcombe Brunel. Visitors to Butcombe can visit the 15th century church and stay in the self catering 14th century cottages at the Butcombe Farm Cottages.

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Butcombe Farm Cottages (0.87 miles)

Butcombe Farm Cottages
Set amid 30 acres of field and woodland, Butcombe Farm is a grade II listed house, dating from the fourteenth century and commanding a splendid view across the valley to the Mendip Hills. A sympathetic ... More | visit website
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Meadow Cottage Guest House (1.07 miles)

Meadow Cottage Guest House

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With a beautiful, peaceful location, only minutes from Bristol International Airport, this 17th-century farmhouse combines original character and traditional charm with modern luxury. Looking out over open countryside, sheltered by ... More

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Plush Hotel Bristol Airport (1.26 miles)

Plush Hotel Bristol Airport

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Leave everyday life behind and relax amid the luxury facilities of this spacious hotel in the North Somerset countryside, just minutes from Bristol International Airport.
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Winford Manor (1.82 miles)

Winford Manor

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Winford Manor is within 5 minutes of Bristol International Airport and a 30 minute drive from the historic cities of Bristol and Bath. Dating back to the 17th century, Winford ... More

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Mill House B&B (2.24 miles)

Mill House B&B
Just 10 minutes’ drive from Bristol Airport, this renovated 17th- century property offers a relaxing and comfortable stay in spacious rooms with iPod/iPhone docks. With free parking during your stay, Mill House is just 25 ... More | visit website
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Forge Accommodation (2.42 miles)

Forge Accommodation

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Forge accommodation is situated 100 yrds from Bristol International Airport. We provide clean comfortable affordable accommodation.

ROOM FACILITIES INCLUDE: Private en-suite shower and toilet room, Continental Breakfast consists of (plentiful choice ... More

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Westfield Lodge (2.49 miles)

Westfield Lodge
Westfield Lodge, is ideally situated in rural surroundings, adjoining the beautiful Felton Common, yet within easy reach of Bristol City Centre with Bristol Airport is just 2 minutes away. We are pleased to offer you ... More | visit website
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Langford Inn (3.16 miles)

Langford Inn

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Situated in the pretty village of Langford on the edge of the Mendips, is the award winning Langford Inn and Restaurant, a traditional country pub offering delicious food with a ... More

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Miltons Hotel (3.77 miles)

Miltons Hotel

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Across the courtyard from the restaurant are seven huge cottage hotel suites with beamed ceilings and stable gate doors. Entirely self contained, each with its own entrance, and attractively furnished lounge, bedrooms ... More

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Mendip Spring Golf & Country Club (4.70 miles)

Mendip Spring Golf & Country Club

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Mendip Spring Golf & Country Club is located near Congresbury in North Somerset just off junction 21 of the M5 and a short drive from Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol and easy access ... More

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