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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Bodkin House Cotswolds

Bodkin House is a 17th century former coaching inn. The earliest parts of Bodkin House date from a 12th century priory which was destroyed by Henry VIII during the dissolution of the monasteries.

The current building began life in the mid 17th century as a coaching inn which served the Bath-Gloucester route. Bodkin House was extended and upgraded in the Georgian period.

Many famous people (including Jane Austen who came as a child and later mentioned her visits in her novel Northanger Abbey) have visited Bodkin House.

Bodkin House

Bodkin House is located on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds and is conveniently located between the M4 and M5 motorways, the location offers close proximity to Bath and Bristol as well.

Bodkin House Hotel
Petty France, Badminton
South Gloucestershire
Tel: 01454 238310

Bodkin House map

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