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The Old Rectory

Self Catering

Come and stay within the grounds of this beautiful country house - the perfect base to explore the historic Malmesbury, Cirencester and the Cotswolds. In every detail, the Old Rectory has been classically restored, yet modernised to fit with the 21st-century living, giving you the opportunity to relax and unwind in a home from home – with the West Country right at your doorstep. The Old Groom's House, set within the grounds of the Old Rectory has been transformed into a beautifully spacious, self-contained, two-bedroom cottage. Fitted with a fully-equipped kitchen, sitting/dining room, and a spacious bathroom, and complete with your very own private sun trap terrace. The cottage is ideal for mini-breaks. It is private from the main house with uninterrupted views of the countryside.

What is the capacity for The Old Rectory?

There is room for four guests in two bedrooms, should you need more, the sofa bed allows for another two guests to stay comfortably. The cottage comes complete with a fully fitted kitchen, oven, hob, combination microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, a bright living room, with a stable door overlooking the grounds and open dairy pasture, a large bathroom with a walk-in power shower and a private terrace, overlooked only by wildlife. The Old Rectory also offers Bed & Breakfast in the main house. 

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Malmesbury area?

From culture to horses, you will be spoilt for choice.  Cotswold hamlets, pubs and country fairs there is something for everyone. As one of the oldest boroughs in England, Malmesbury is rich in history. The stunning 12th Century Abbey, which is still very much in use today, should not be missed. Alongside the Abbey of Malmesbury, you'll find the lovely Abbey House Gardens, is now one of the great gardens of the world. Why not visit Cirencester, often referred to as the Capital of the Cotswolds or Castle Combe, a quintessentially English village often named as the prettiest village in England. The Cotswold water park is fun for all the family with nature reserves, country parks, water sports, cycling, fishing, riding, swimming and golf.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

You will be provided with locally sourced breakfast ingredients so that you can cook whatever you wish. For when you decide to dine out, there is a selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs in nearby Malmesbury for you to choose from to suit all palettes. 

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs

Facilities & information


18th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

2 Star Official Rating

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Children's cots

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

5-9 People Capacity

Bathroom & Laundry

Children's highchairs



Luggage storage

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs


Private Jetty, Mooring, Pontoon

High Chair

Kitchen Facilities

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

DVD player

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Central heating

Bicycle storage


Badminton Courts, Lawn Badminton

Bicycling, Cycling

Bowls, Boules, Petanque



Horse Riding, Equestrian

Jogging, running

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Pub (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Electric oven

Electric hob




Arrival information and directions

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Address: Dauntsey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, MalmesburySN14 4HP, United Kingdom

The Old Rectory is 12 minute drive from the M4, either junction 16 or 17, it is also 12 minute drive from Costwolds Airport and a 90 minute drive from London Heathrow airport. The Old Rectory is surrounded by farms and farmland, but it is very easy to find.   

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