Abbey House Gardens

 
 
In the house itself, there is the Tudor hall and drawing room for film opportunities plus the undercroft which formed part of the Abbots’ lodgings built in 1265 and used as a dungeon during the English Civil War, the house itself being used as the Governor’s Residence by both Cavaliers and Roundheads.

As a geographic location it is situated where the Cotswolds meets the West Country, being within 30 minutes drive of Bath, Bristol, Cirencester, Castle Combe, Westonbirt (the National Arboretum), Lacock, Dyrham Park, Charlton Park within 60 minutes of Stonehenge, Avebury, Longleat, Salisbury, Oxford, Severn Estuary, Gloucester (Docks), Cheltenham, Bourton on the Water, Broadway, Worcester, Winchester, Windsor and within 90 minutes of Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle, Glastonbury, Wells Cathedral, London (at a push)!

Malmesbury Abbey was founded in 670 AD, burial place of King Athelstan, became the 3rd most important religious centre in England after Canterbury and Winchester, and dissolved by Henry 8th in 1542.
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Abbey House Gardens
Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9AS
Tel: +44 (0) 1666 827650
Fax: +44 (0) 1666 822782
info@abbeyhousegardens.co.uk
Web: www.abbeyhousegardens.co.uk