Bishopstrow, United Kingdom

The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A beautiful country house in Wiltshire with 27 acres of grounds
  • The impressive spa is recommended by Elle & The Good Spa Guide
  • The AA-Rosette Mulberry restaurant is run by chef Andy Britton, who trained under Albert Roux & Michael Caines.
  • "Overall the quality is superb", says The Daily Mail

"Overall the quality is superb" -- The Daily Mail

94% (119 Member Ratings)

"It is a beautiful hotel, very relaxing"
Nov 21, 2014
Oxted, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

The hotel is a 5-minute drive from Warminster and around 30 minutes from Bath and Salisbury. The nearest train station is Westbury, which is a 15-minute taxi ride from the hotel; Bristol Airport is about an hour away, while London Heathrow is 90 minutes by car.

Rooms & Rates

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The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa is a beautiful ivy-clad country house in the Wiltshire countryside. Dating back to 1817, it sits alongside the River Wylye in 27 acres of picturesque grounds, which are ideal for a romantic stroll. Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge and Longleat Safari and Adventure Park are all within easy reach.

The award-winning Mulberry restaurant overlooks the sun terrace and features locally sourced produce prepared by chef Andy Britton, who trained under Albert Roux and Michael Caines. His upmarket fare includes dishes such as beetroot risotto with mascarpone and parmesan, Wiltshire lamb with gruyere gratin, and sea bass with curried mussel and mushroom veloute.

The hotel has 32 bedrooms, all of a good size with more of the charm and period features so prominent in the rest of the house. The Deluxe Rooms are the largest, with separate sitting areas and outside access. Dogs are welcome (extra charge applies) and there is a welcome gift in the room and children's high-tea menu (served 5-7pm) for any little ones.

But "it's the spa that put Bishopstrow House back on the map", says Elle and The Good Spa Guide (which awarded it four bubbles) concurs. There are four therapy rooms (including a Rasul mud therapy room) plus a sauna, a steam room and a Jacuzzi.

Outside, play on the indoor and outdoor tennis courts, enjoy a game of croquet or cricket on the lawns or catch trout from the banks of the River Wylye (the kitchen will even cook your catch for you). There are also a multitude of activities that can be arranged on site on request, including archery, clay pigeon shooting and the rather bizarre duck herding (advance warning required).

From the press:
  • "You know right from the get-go that you're in a well-loved establishment" -- Red
  • "Overall the quality is superb" -- The Daily Mail
  • "Bishopstrow may look old and rambling but its clientele is young, dress is casual, and there is no intimidating hush in any of the public rooms" -- The Guardian



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2:30pm. Minimum age required to check in: 16.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children under 4 stay free of charge when sharing parents' room (on request). Children aged 4 to 16 will be charged £35 per night with breakfast (excluding Christmas, NY and Easter: separate charges will apply). Extra bed available on request) for adults in Superior, Deluxe & Suites (sofa beds): £50 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged £10 per day. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: There is a two-night minimum stay required on Saturdays and Bank Holiday Sundays, a three-night minimum stay required over Christmas, New Year's and Easter (can only be booked as part of a package).

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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119 Member Reviews
(94% Positive)
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Elizabeth Nov 25, 2014 Blackmore, Essex, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: It is a beautiful hotel, very relaxing
Joy Nov 21, 2014 Oxted, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The lights in our room kept turning themselves on in the night waking us up.
Kate Nov 05, 2014 Bristol, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Peaceful location with very friendly and helpful staff
PATRICK Oct 24, 2014 SURREY, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The meal in the restaurant was lovely. The staff were very helpful and the room was spacious.
Other Comments: Very easy to find and beautiful location.
Alexandra Oct 18, 2014 Newport, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The treatments, food and accommodation.
Caroline Oct 13, 2014 Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: food good
Julia Sep 30, 2014 chiddingfold, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: Excellent service, great food and lovely spa treatments
Hannah Sep 29, 2014 Horley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: All of it - room, food, service.
Carole Sep 24, 2014 Elland, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most: The spa and views
Katrina Sep 23, 2014 Swindon, United Kingdom

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