Country House The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection
Trowle Common, Bradford on Avon, BA14 9BL, United Kingdom – Great location - show map
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Tudor and Lucy Hopkins own and manage The Moonraker with help from a brilliant team and their dog Camber. They bought the hotel in July 2013. Tudor has worked in a number of 5 star hotels in London including The Connaught, Grosvenor House, The Leonard and Browns Hotel. In June 2013 he sold his previous hotel, The Gallivant on the East Sussex coast, having transformed it from a dusty dated hotel to a beachy nautical haven voted one of the UK’s top coastal hotels. His wife Lucy had a career in environmental behaviour change and was working for the not-for-profit company WRAP, before taking on The Moonraker. Lucy creates drawings and prints used on the hotel materials including the pictures used in this directory. Tudor and Lucy have many plans for The Moonraker. Camber the Dog is also excited about the changes ahead. He said ‘We love the rustic rambling charm of The Moonraker. We are working hard to quietly transform this hotel back to its former glory. We would love you to complete the feedback forms which you will find in your room so we can stay focused on what is really important to you’.
Dating back 500 years, The Moonraker is a Grade II listed manor house set in four acres of land. Within the grounds are a walled garden, paddock, ponds and converted outbuildings from its days as a farm. This is all set in beautiful West Wiltshire near Bath. The house faces approximately southeast on Trowle Common, a domesday book site. Trowle was an ancient tithing of Bradford-on-Avon and originally stretched into the town as far as Barton Farm and included all the built up area south of the Town Bridge. In the medieval period it was part of the Abbess of Shaftesbury’s Bradford Manor. Originally a typical farmhouse, it was altered to a genteel gentleman’s residence in 1700, to mirror the rebuilding of Bath in a country setting. At this time, it was altered and faced in Ashlar to its present Georgian style, not dissimilar to Highgrove, Prince Charles’ house. The Legend Of The Wiltshire Moonrakers Five hundred years ago, when the Moonraker manor house was born, Dutch and Flemish merchants had headquarters in Swindon, attracted there by the high profit obtained from the wool trade.
We have 23 bedrooms that are located in the manor house, the old pig sties, the old cow sheds and the old barns. The Moonraker has 23 beautifully appointed bedrooms, walled gardens, kitchen garden and a paddock area. Head Chef Xavier Picquenot has created mouthwatering dishes using the hotel’s kitchen garden and on site smokery.
Wiltshire Council1.1 miles
Farleigh Hungerford Castle2.4 miles
University of Bath5.5 miles
Prior Park Landscape Gardens5.8 miles
Sham Castle6.1 miles
Bath Golf Club6.1 miles
Entry Hill Golf Club6.4 miles
Sydney Gardens6.4 miles
Alexandra Park6.6 miles
Bath Abbey6.8 miles
The Roman Baths6.8 miles
The Circus Bath7.1 miles
Royal Crescent7.3 miles
Oldfield Park Train Station7.5 miles
Lacock Abbey7.7 miles
Longleat Safari Park9.9 miles
Longleat House9.9 miles
River Kennet and Avon Canal1.7 miles
Train Bath Spa Train Station6.6 miles
Bristol Airport21.2 miles
Gloucestershire Airport39.3 miles
Bournemouth Airport41.3 miles
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Open for: Breakfast, Dinner
Most popular amenities
- Toilet paper
- Bathtub or shower
- Free toiletries
- Wardrobe or closet
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
- Full-body massage Additional charge
- Head massage Additional charge
- Neck massage Additional charge
- Back massage Additional charge
- Massage Additional charge
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
- Cable channels
- Satellite channels
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water
- Wine/Champagne Additional charge
- Special diet meals (on request)
- Snack bar
- Breakfast in the room
- Tea/Coffee maker
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
- Accessible parking
Free! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Front Desk Services
- Invoice provided
- Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
- Books, DVDs & music for kids
- Board games/Puzzles
- Daily housekeeping
- Ironing service Additional charge
- Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
- Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- CCTV in common areas
- Smoke alarms
- Pet bowls
- Pet basket
- Shared lounge/TV area
- Smoke-free property
- Gift shop
- Honeymoon suite
- VIP room facilities
- Family rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Ironing facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Newspapers Additional charge
- Room service
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This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel
These are the steps this property has taken to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel:
- Single-use shampoo, conditioner, and body wash bottles not used
- Single-use plastic straws not used
- Single-use plastic water bottles not used
- Single-use plastic bottles not used
- Single-use plastic cutlery/plates not used
House rules The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection takes special requests – add in the next step!
2:30 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.
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Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
The fine print
FAQs about The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection
Check-in at The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.
The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection has 1 restaurant:
- Milking Parlour
Yes, The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection is popular with guests booking family stays.
The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection is 1.7 miles from the center of Bradford on Avon.
The prices at The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
From the nearest airport, you can get to The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection by:
- Car 1h
Guests staying at The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
- À la carte
The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Full-body massage
- Back massage
- Neck massage
- Head massage
The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Moonraker Hotel; BW Signature Collection (subject to availability):
- Parking on site
- Accessible parking
- Free parking