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School Cottage & B & B near Bath

Child friendly cottage, Somerset – School Cottages, The Street, Farmborough, Bath, Somerset

About School Cottage & B & B near Bath

School Cottage, just outside Bath, is a charming and relaxed child-friendly cottage. Designed and furnished with relaxation in mind the cottage combines beautiful original features tastefully complimented by modern conveniences. With two bedrooms (one king-size, one twin or king) School Cottage comfortably accommodates four, plus a cot if required. The lovely gardens include an orchard where the chickens will provide amusement for egg collecting and feeding. Should you want to take your cat or dog do ask as well-behaved pets are welcome by prior arrangement. 

Conveniently situated in the pretty Somerset village of Farmborough and just minutes away from Bath, the Four Star graded School Cottage, a tastefully renovated country cottage surrounded by lovely gardens, has the perfect combination of style and traditional charm. The standard of the accommodation at School Cottage - and the adjoining B&B - reflects the owners very high expectations of quality, attention to detail and service - you won't be disappointed.

School Cottage

School Cottage is in a beautiful rural location; lots of fresh air, farmland and farm animals - always a good combination for kid's free play – with great walks and country pubs nearby.  The cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms comprising one king size double and a twin (which can be made into a second kingsize if you prefer). Both have room for a travel cot.

The cottage is simply lovely; an oak porch, a cosy sitting room with original quarry tiled floor, exposed stone, wooden beams and a fireplace with wood burning stove. The modern conveniences include a TV and DVD; fully equipped kitchen and utility room including dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, fridge, microwave and washing machine and a bathroom with bath and shower.

Towels are provided, as well as tea towels, toiletries, quality bed linen and an intial supply of logs for the wood burner for cosy nights in by the fire. You will also find a selection of complimentary starter provisions including tea, coffee, sugar, milk, cake and freshly laid eggs from the resident hens - when they’re cooperating!

The cottage is extremely child-friendly.  There is a selection of toys and games and DVDs for play time, a travel cot and cot linen, high chair, baby bath, changing mat and an essentials baby box just in case you forget anything, perfect for new parents, as well as babies!


To the front and rear of the property is a patio area for you to relax and enjoy your surroundings – it is perfect for al fresco dining.  The various animals including chickens, cats and pygmy goats will add to the charm for the kids.


If you get tired of self-catering you may, by prior arrangement, have breakfast in the adjoining B & B which, incidentally, could be used by other members of your family if you are considering holidaying en groupe – best of both world’s maybe?

The cottage is within walking distance of the village pub which has a children’s play area.  There is also a great selection of other eateries on your doorstep ranging from Michelin star restaurant and country house hotels to excellent Fish & Chips; not to mention the vast choice of eateries just a short drive away in Bath.

Out and About

There is lots to see and do in the area. Located just Southwest of Bath and within easy reach of Wells, Glastonbury, Bristol, Cheddar, the Mendip Hills and the Somerset Coast, with Longleat National Trust properties and areas of outstanding natural beauty are just a short drive away, School Cottages makes an odeal base from which to explore this beautiful region.

The cottage is just 20 minutes away from Bristol Airport and close to the popular wedding venue Priston Mill, as well the Tilley Farm Touch centre.

In high season the cottage is let on a weekly basis Saturday to Saturday. However short breaks are also available. Please contact the owners directly for short break tariffs or seasonal offers. They look forward to welcoming you soon!

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