Luxury Cotswolds Hotel Accommodation - The Old Bell, MalmesburyHistory has bestowed an exceptional legacy upon Malmesbury and at the heart of this once important town you will find England’s Oldest purpose built hotel.
It was in 1220 that a ‘guest house’ was first created on this site, to provide accommodation and hospitality for visitors with business at the influential Abbey adjacent. Although extended and embellished through the years, the building has continued to fulfil this role, uninterrupted down through the centuries, abiding into the present day as it is now known – The Old Bell
This Cotswold Hotel lies just off the M4 and only 81 miles from the M25, close to Bristol and Bath, on the Southern edge of the Cotswolds.
We are ideally placed for a visit to Westonbirt Arboretum and Abbey House Gardens, or as a base to explore further up the Cotswolds.
With lots to look out for annually, including WOMAD music festival, the BBC History event and some of the best three day eventing at Badminton and Gatcombe Horse trials. For more information on whats in the area click here.