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Wonderful views, excellent location.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel near Swindon is set in 30 acres of beautiful Wiltshire countryside, overlooking the Vale of Cricklade with views of the Cotswolds.

Enjoying a great location, BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel is as convenient as they come. It's wonderfully welcoming too, having been owned and run by the Clifford family for 50 years and celebrated their Golden Jubilee in 2010!! On the M4 Corridor just 1 mile away from Swindon, the hotel is central to London (80 miles), Bristol (40 miles) and Birmingham (85 miles) you'll never be far from things to see and do in this part of the UK!

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Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Golf Onsite, Gym, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, Sauna, Solarium, Squash, Tennis, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Jean-Pierre Gillet was appointed head chef at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel in 2012. Having been a chef for an amazing 28 years, after spending 17 of that exceptional career in England, chef JP is renowned for his use of fresh local produce & his love for fresh homemade food!

Chef Jean-Pierre Gillet



Tawny's Restaurant is the place to be for an affordable a la carte Sunday Lunch or private dinner party. Restaurant manager Michael provides attentive service in a casual elegant atmosphere. There is also a secluded patio for al fresco dining.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 14:15
Weekend times may vary


Flame is the brand new restaurant at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel. The menu features full flavoured steak, poultry, fish and vegetables chargrilled in a Josper grill from Spain. The flavour and juices are locked in to the food by the high temperature - there is nothing quite like Flame anywhere in the Swindon area. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner and offering an all day carvery lunch every Sunday, Flame is the place to be!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:15
Dinner: 18:30 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Carrie's Bar

Carrie's Bar is at the heart of the hotel overlooking the swimming pool and golf course. Snacks and light meals are available, while major sporting events are shown on the large screen.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Zan's Bar

Relax in the wood panelled bar and cosy up by the open log fire (in winter months)

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Ben's Bar

Ben's bar boasts over 100 malt whiskies, with traditional wood panelling adjacent to Zans bar.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Blunsdon House Golf Course

Enjoy a quick round on our 9 hole, par 3 golf course at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel. Perfect for short game practice, the course is challenging enough to keep things interesting for golfers of all abilities!


Course information

Course Type: Par 3
Location: On Site
Holes: 9
Par: 27
Distance: 1150 Yards
No handicap required


Clubs are available for hire.

Putting green golf facilites


9 holes £10.00
18 holes £15.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £6.00
Tuition £16.00

Broome Manor Golf Club

Enjoy a quick round on our 9 hole, par 3 golf course at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel. Perfect for short game practice, the course is challenging enough to keep things interesting for golfers of all abilities!


Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required


6.00 miles away in Swindon


9 holes Yes

Shrivenham Park Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required


6.00 miles away in Highworth


9 holes Yes
18 holes £25.00

Spa & Leisure

Take time out from a business event or take time to reflect on your big day before jetting off on your honeymoon. Whatever your excuse, theres no reason to miss out on a pampering session at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel spa.


Spa Facilities

With 7 treatment rooms, our beauty salon offers massages, manicures and more!

No. of treatment rooms: 7
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 5

No under 16's in weights gym, steam room, sauna. To allow some peace & quiet there is a child 'curfew' in the pool from around 7pm, this may be extended during school holidays. Under 16's to be accompanied by an adult in the pool.

Opening times

Wednesday: 09:00- 17:00
Thursday: 09:00- 20:00
Friday: 09:00- 20:00
Saturday: 09:00- 17:00
Sunday: 10:00- 16:00

Leisure Facilities

  • Children's outside play park with climbing frame, sea-saw and swings

  • Family board games

  • Kids computer Games Room including XBox Kinnect and XBox 360's

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Our indoor swimming pool is ideal for both the young and the young at heart, thanks to its toddlers' paddling pool. For dedicated followers of fitness, we offer an air-conditioned weights gym consisting of a full range of life fitness resistance machines, smiths machine, gravitron, free weights, bars and dumbbell equipment. Our cardio room is also air-conditioned, and boasts modern Cybex equipment, steppers, bikes, treadmills with incline and decline, as well as the award winning arc trainer. Knowledgeable and friendly instructors will be happy to help and advise you during your stay!



We offer a range of treatments to make your me time more memorable. From head to toe, we'll take care of you in style:

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Body Wrap 60 £46.00
Bronzing Treatment 30 £22.00
Facial 45 £31.00
Luxury Pamper 180 £133.00
Manicure 45 £20.00
Mens Treatments 25 £31.00
Minx Nails and Cuticle Shape 45 £20.00
Pedicure 45 £20.00
Pure Bliss 90 £85.00
Pure Relaxation 60 £75.00
Salt Scrub 40 £26.00
Shellac Nails with Cuticle Shape 30 £20.00
Tanning 30 £22.00
Twilight Package 60 £65.00
Waxing 30 £26.00
Massage 1 Hour Full Massage 55 £46.00
Back Hot Stone Massage 25 £36.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 25 £31.00
Head Massage 25 £31.00
Pre-natal massage 25 £35.00
Reiki and Back Massage 60 £55.00
Sports Massage 25 £35.00
Mind & Body Others 45 £0.00
Pilates 60 £0.00
Spinning 45 £0.00
Yoga 60 £0.00


BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel is a unique wedding venue & one of the most sought after Swindon wedding venues with a choice of beautiful rooms suitable for wedding receptions & civil partnership ceremonies. As a family owned hotel, over the years we have delighted many couples. Whatever your plans, we will be pleased to offer our experience & friendly advice to help ensure your wedding day will be a great occasion!


Wedding service and reception venue

Whichever room you choose, you'll enjoy the perfect day with us. A red carpet welcome is always part of the service, and BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel is licensed in 5 locations for civil ceremonies.


First class cuisine and first rate service is our trademark. With many years of experience our chef has compiled wedding menus to satisfy a broad range of tastes, whilst providing excellent food to match the occasion. Choose a starter, main course and dessert from the menu of your choice! An evening buffet based on a minimum of 6 selections from a wide choice of dishes is also available.

Honeymoon Suite

Our honeymoon suite is located in the Pavilion, a stunning separate building 150 feet from the main hotel. The romantic four poster bedroom is extremely spacious with a separate lounge area ideal for entertaining, 32" LCD TV, DVD player, Hi-Fi, air-conditioning, large en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath with shower plus your own private balcony with superb views across the golf course and towards Vale of Cricklade and the Cotswolds.


Registry office:
Mrs Mamie Beasant
Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon, SN1 2JH
01793 521734

Get in touch with Grace Theobald, our wedding planner on 01793 721701

For any enquiries please call Gerri Burton on 01793 721701

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M4, J15, 6.00 miles
Nearest train station: Swindon, 3.50 miles
Nearest airport: London Heathrow, 72.00 miles
Free parking on site (300 spaces)
On site disabled parking (7 spaces)

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What's nearby?


  • Swindon Town FC (4 miles)

  • Swindon Speedway (0.5 miles)

  • Swindon Greyhound Racing (0.5 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • McArthur Glen Designer Shopping Outlet (4 miles)

  • Beautiful Cotswold Villages - Cirencester & Burford (10 miles)

  • Cotswold Wildlife Park (12 miles)

  • Cotswold Water Park with over 133 lakes (7 miles)

  • Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway (4 miles)


  • MacArthur Glen Designer Outlet in Swindon (4 miles)

  • Cirencester Cotswold Market Town (10 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


We're geared up for all kinds of conference or event - 11 purpose built conference rooms see to that! Our self contained modern conference centre is ideal for training, and particularly accommodating for residential and day meetings.

Available room set ups

U shape

Garden Room

The Garden Room can cater for up to 300 delegates, with a purpose built stage and direct vehicle access.

Beech Room

The Beech Room with 50 inch screen and audio system can cater for up to 70 delegates.

Hazel Room

Situated in our purpose built conference centre, offering a self-contained environment perfect for residential training.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Garden Room 300 200 40 55 220
Redwood Room 70 40 30 36 60
Beech Room 70 40 30 36 60
Hazel Room 60 24 18 16 0
Mulberry Room 0 0 0 16 0
Walnut Room 20 0 12 12 0
Ash Room 0 0 0 10 0
Syndicate 1 0 0 0 14 0
Syndicate 2 0 0 0 14 0
Syndicate 3 0 0 0 12 0
Syndicate 4 0 0 0 16 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 478 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 249
Rating: 4 144
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Rating: 1 9

Sunday Lunch at Flame

21/11/2015 Candice ladwa,

We have tried so many places for a traditional Sunday lunch and Flame tops the bill. The service was great and the choice and quality of the food was excellent. A carvery really can be hit or miss but... more


Ticked most of the boxes

17/11/2015 lovethesunshineDevon, devon

We traveled to meet family and the hotel was fine for our needs. The booking process was easy, plenty of parking, a friendly welcome and our room ready early. We started with lunch in Flame which wa... more


Generally alright

15/11/2015 SGP83, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Recently stayed here with a large family group. Generally the stay was pretty good but a few things disappointed. The hotel wifi did not work from the first minute to the last. The restaurant, Flame, ... more


Long weekend stay

15/11/2015 Wendy C, Warwick, United Kingdom

This was a great hotel. The room was comfortable and clean with everything you needed to relax. All staff were helpful and friendly. Really enjoyed all the meals, the service was excellent. Plenty... more


Very Comfortable Stay

12/11/2015 PamC149, Fareham, United Kingdom

We had booked the dinner, bed and breakfast rate which we found excellent and had a £25 voucher each to spend on dinner. The room was very spacious and such a comfortable bed and duvet. At dinner we... more

Owner Response
Blunsdon, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS Blunsdon House Hotel, responded to this review
Dear PamC149, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Blunsdon House here with the community at TripAdvisor. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your meal in Flame restaurant and that you had an enjoyable and comfortable stay. We trust that your shopping trip to the nearby (and fantastic!) outlet centre was successful and hope to welcome you back to the hotel again soon. Kind regards Chris Clifford Ownership Family For and on behalf of Blunsdon House Hotel Ltd