Nestled on the banks of the River Avon and the Brinkworth Brook, Little Somerford is a small village in Wiltshire, Southwest England. Take as stroll from your Little Somerford holiday cottage in Wiltshire and you will discover a sleepy rural community which time seems to have forgotten. Roads lined with hedgerows are dotted with stone homes and farm buildings, and there is a small green where The Hill meets Clay Street. The Somerford Arms is a lovey pub serving delicious food, much of which is prepared with fresh ingredients from neigbouring Wiltshire farms. You will also find a bar well-stocked with local ales and ciders, which are a speciality in the Southwest.
Bottom Barn is a delightful rural cottage set on a dairy farm near Malmesbury in Wiltshire. The pet-friendly conversion is lovingly-appointed and boasts large grounds with a croquet lawn, a tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and pond, and an interior with an open fire, games room and sauna.
Situated on the edge of The Cotswolds, The Granary enjoys beautiful views and peaceful surrounds. The pet-friendly cottage sits on a dairy farm near Malmesbury in Wiltshire and offers a modern, welcoming interior as well as a tennis court, swimming pool, open fire, games room and relaxation.
The Church of St John the Baptist stands in the village centre, dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries. It has a distinctive boarded tympanum, painted with angels and the Commandments. On the doorstep of cottages in Little Somerford, the North Wessex Downs are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 670 square miles of unspoiled hills, valleys, woods and farmland. Exploring the footpaths which run into the area from near the village is highly recommended, with many routed providing far-reaching views across Wiltshire.
To the west and north of Little Somerford, the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is renowned for its picturesque hills and meadows, scattered with villages, castles and opulent country homes. Seven miles from Little Somerford, Chippenham is a historic market town on the banks of the River Avon. Wandering around the centre, you will discover street markets and an excellent variety of independent businesses. Self-catering holidays in Little Somerford are suitable for visitors using public transport, thanks to the close proximity of the South Wales Main Line, which runs from London to Bristol and South Wales.