Luxury self-catering cottage near Bath.
Less than 15 minutes from Bath city centre, located in the tiny hamlet of Tucking Mill, this luxury self-catering holiday cottage is ideal for holiday-makers who wish to combine a countryside escape with a city break in Bath.
A Gold star luxury boutique detached cottage
Tucking Mill View, with its private sun terrace overlooking the stunning Midford Valley, is an ideal base for exploring Bath and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
A single storey luxury cottage with sublime views.
At a Glance
From £120-160 per night for 2
A single storey cottage with only one access step
Newly renovated by HouseInteriors in a classic contemporary finish
Parking is on the same level and to rear
Overlooks the private rose garden of Tucking Mill Manor
Magnificent view down the Tucking Mill Valley
Dreamy blue bedroom
You can see the cows in the meadow not far away
Awake to the hooting of owls
Relax in style and beauty
The Master Bedroom
The beautifully-appointed master bedroom features a luxury 1200 pocket sprung king-sized bed, dressed with Egyptian cotton bed linen. Comfortable and cosy, the bed guarantees you a good night’s sleep. There is a large wardrobe and a vanity dresser.
The View has a newly renovated bathroom with a large walk-in shower, heated towel rails with fresh Egyptian cotton towels, and WC facilities. Tucking Mill View also benefits from free WiFi, iPod docking station, flat screen television and DVD player in the living room.
Open Plan Living
The living, dining and kitchen area are in one south-facing open plan room, taking advantage of those gorgeous views across the Midford Valley. Comfy sofas and throws are ideal to kick-back in after a day of exploring or a trip to Bath, with your own electric stove to power up and keep cosy in the evenings. There’s a flat screen TV, iPod dock and DVD player for when you fancy a good film or a dance around the room. The fully-equipped contemporary kitchen has everything you’ll need for your stay, with the adjacent dining space sitting four guests.
The Great Outdoors
Outside, the private south facing terrace, equipped with a BBQ and table and chairs, overlooks the tranquil and wildlife-rich Midford Valley. Fly fishing on the Midford Brook can also be arranged on request.
Tucking Mill View’s unique location and its proximity to the city centre make it the perfect self-catering holiday cottage, whether you want to relax and unwind, explore the Somerset countryside or visit the many attractions on offer in Bath.
Your Private Terrace
Enjoy whiling away the hours on your south-facing private terrace, which overlooks the stunning views of the Midford Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is peaceful and perfect for relaxing when the sun’s shining.
The View is located just 10 minutes’ drive from Bath along the A36. The narrow lane to the hamlet of Tucking Mill curves around a bend opposite the local reservoir. Opposite is the back of the View and a private parking are reserved for up to two cars. This area is for you to use exclusively during your stay!
Around the Hamlet of Tucking Mill
Just opposite the View is the Tucking Mill Reservoir, with a country walk up to Combe Down trailing off to the right and steps up to the Two Tunnels shared path on the left.
Two local pubs, the Wheelwright Arms in Monkton Combe and the Hope & Anchor in Midford, serve home-cooked food daily. There are also plentiful walks around the Valley and fishing opportunities along the Midford Brook, which runs near the View.
At your fingertips
Everything you need is included in our digital Touch Stay guide. You’ll get full access to this handy guide when you book direct, giving you insights into the local area and how to make the most of your stay with us.
Book with us & be rewarded in Bath
All our guests benefit from the Bath Reward Card during your stay, giving you exclusive discounts across the city’s best restaurants and cafés. You can benefit from our 25% off saver card at the Roman Baths, Fashion Museum and Victoria Art Gallery. Don’t miss out!
For more info about the Bath Reward Card please contact us.
Walking & Cycling
The Two Tunnels Greenway shared use path is right on your doorstep and makes up part of the cycle route, Sustrans 24. The route runs through Bath, Radstock, Frome, Warminster and Salisbury to join route 23 in Hampshire.
We have spent some time putting together a few of our favourite local walks in your welcome pack guide to the area. There are also several that start at Monkton Combe, the neighbouring village, and the lovely canalside route from the Dundas Aqueduct into Bath or towards Avoncliffe and the Saxon town of Bradford on Avon.
The UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath is one of the UK’s leading tourist destinations. For us, we love visiting Bath for the array of quality restaurants and sightseeing. There’s a rich history to explore in Bath and it’s only 10 minutes’ drive from our tranquil setting at Tucking Mill.
Regular festivals, including the Bath Christmas Market and Bath Literary Festival, are among some of the events that guarantee there’s always something to do and see in Bath!
Fishing & Activities
We have a special partnership with the Avon and Tributaries Angling Association (ATAA) to offer day tickets to fish on their waters for £30. Enjoy trout fishing along the beautiful Midford, Cam and Wellow Brooks, as well as coarse fishing on the Bristol Avon, the Somerset Frome and downstream of the weir at Monkton Combe on the Midford Brook. Other local activities include horseriding, archery, tennis and more, which are also mentioned in your welcome guide.
We’re lucky enough to be situated in an area with excellent access to many of the South West’s finest destinations. Day trips can include a short drive up to Bristol to explore the buzzing city life, or ventures to the breathtaking Cheddar Gorge or Cotswolds. Lacock Village, popularised by shows like Downton Abbey, is also a popular day trip. StoneHenge and Longleat are further down the A36, while the gorgeous Bowood estate is just a half hour’s drive.
Known as the “father of English geology”, William Smith lived across the way in the hamlet of Tucking Mill. Smith is credited with creating the first nationwide geological map and collating the geological history of England and Wales into a single record. From 1798 to 1810, Smith lived and explored the Midford Valley and enjoyed the beautiful English countryside around him.
Take a look around the interior of our award-winning luxury cottage before you book.
Each property benefits from:
- Digital flat screen television, DVD player and iPod docking station in living room
- Fully equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher
- Free off road parking
- Egyptian cotton bed linen and towels provided
- Luxury 1200 pocket sprung beds
- Personally managed
This property is not suitable for the less able. Not suitable for pets or toddlers.
If you wish to combine a stay in the city and just outside the city, look at bathcitycentre.co.uk for the perfect contrast.
Special discounts are available if you wish to combine a stay in the city and the country.
Check out our digital guestbook for more details.
“A truly memorable stay. Fantastic accommodation which was fully furnished with all essential bits and bobs available to make use of. Not only that, the cottage was filled with info about things to do in Bath as well as places to eat hand picked by Ann and Co. The location was absolutely beautiful and unbelievably quiet.”
“Perfect views, welcome and interior. Partner wanted to move in. We toyed with various options to arrange this!”
“It was a wonderful break in your home. It is the best cottage I have seen. We would love to come back if possible!”
Martina, Bernhard, and Moritz
“Had the most wonderful break, felt like we were in a fairy grove! Bed was amazing – cottage absolutely fabulous! Used the taxi service who were also great. Highly recommend.”
Tash and Jenny
“A lovely spotless, cosy little cottage, walking distance to the local pubs. great views from the cottage, close proximity from Bath city centre and not a long drive to the coast – you get the best of everything with the location and the privacy of this cottage.”
“It was exceptionally well equipped. The surrounding area was really quiet and it was only a 15 min drive / 55 min walk into Bath. Would definitely recommend if you want to ‘get away from it all’”
“We stayed for two nights mid-June. The location is idyllic and the accommodation is excellent. Very friendly and helpful owners who also respect your privacy. 10 out of 10.”
“Such a lovely time all needs have been met by Michael and Ann. Tony love the sherry. Beautiful trips, loved all the butterflies and birds, especially hearing the owl at night.”
Enid and Tony
“A beautiful spot, so rural yet minutes from Bath. Really enjoyed Bath and the local environment here. Reading the history of the area was fascinating. Accommodation was perfect and the other finishing touches much appreciated. Sad to leave.”
Steve and Jenny
“As soon as we walked in we were overcome and just knew we made a good choice. The views are stunning and the accommodation is perfect. The Welcome Pack was great.”
Sue and Carl