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Tree Tops

The Treetop Lodge, Cooks Bridle Path, Bristol Airport, Bristol BS48 3DJ, near Bristol, BS48 3DJ

Ground Floor Accommodation
Sleeps: 6
7 nights
£929 - £1701
Available from a minimum of 2 nights

Overview

  • The accommodation is on the ground floor (suitable for wheelchairs)
  • Sleeps six
  • Two double bedroom, and One twin bedroom all en suite shower room and wc.
  • Baby welcome (travel cot and high chair available on request)
  • Secure veranda area with table, chairs and loungers and steps leading down to grass area (subject to new turf)
  • Disposable barbecue
  • Ample parking

Property layout

  • Ground Floor Accommodation:
  • Open plan kitchen/small bar area/sitting area.
  • Two Master 5′ bed with en suite shower room/ wc
  • One twin 3' beds with en suite shower room/wc
  • WC cloakroom adjacent to the hallway.

Equipment

  • The latest eco-technology from Canada. Electric heating
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher.
  • Four Smart TVs, superb quality sound system
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request. Please bring your own cot linen
  • Ample parking

Features

  • Luxury living in the midst of a tranquil rural setting with a private south-facing veranda with hot tub and outstanding countryside views.
  • The lodge has been specially designed to be carbon neutral and, thanks to its eco design keep visitors snug during the winter months. Solar panels assist the supply of electricity.
  • Short and midweek breaks are available, with a minimum stay of two nights.
  • A perfect getaway at any time of the year, there is always plenty of wildlife to see and multiple beautiful country and woodland walks are available to explore from your doorstep.
Escape a while at The Treetop Lodge, sleeping up to six has been thoughtfully and expertly created A stones throw away from Bristol Airport, and overlooking Tall Pines Golf Course. The lodge has its own large patio area equipped with outdoor furniture, as well as a barbecue.

Guests at The Treetop Lodge have spacious ground floor accommodation benefits from an open plan living space comprising a well-equipped kitchen, a small dining and sitting areas. The sleeping accommodation comprises two double and two single beds all with ensuite shower and wc. The private patio to the rear of the lodge is a delightful spot to sit and relax in at any time of day.

A two minute stroll takes you to Tall Pines Golf Club. The clubhouse is open during golf club opening hours (please check directly) and offers hot & cold food and a full bar.
Amidst glorious Somerset countryside, enjoy wonderful walks within a few minutes drive and spot the wildlife that have made this stunning beauty spot their home.
Treetop Lodge is ideally suited to people on their way to/from Bristol airport & for people visiting Bristol, Bath & the South West for both leisure or business. If you're visiting for leisure, The Treetop Lodge is in rural spot, close to Chew Valley Lakes & the Mendip Hills AONB. Amongst picturesque, unspoilt countryside, ideally placed for enjoying countryside walks, cycling & lovely scenery. Venture to the vibrant cities of Bristol & Bath or take a trip to attractive Wells, The UK’s smallest city, with its stunning cathedral. Marvel at the spectacular Cheddar Gorge & Wookey Hole, or try your hand at fly fishing or golf!

LOCAL SHOPS/PUBS

Winscombe (3 miles) has a lovely array of independent shops and tea rooms as well as the village pub, The Woodborough Inn.

The medieval town of Axbridge (3.6 miles) has a butchers, a Co-op (open 7am-10pm) and Post Office. There is a local Farmers Market in the Square first Saturday of every month. There are three good pubs which all serve meals including The Lamb Inn, the Crown Inn and The New Inn at Cross (2.7 miles). There is a lovely tearoom/café in The Square, The Almshouse Tea Shop, which serves breakfasts/lunches/cream teas.

Cheddar (5.5 miles) has a Budgens and Tesco Express and several pubs and restaurants including the Gardeners Arms and Shahnaz, an Indian Cuisine Restaurant.

Lye Cross Farm (8.5 miles) offers fantastic quality locally produced meat and boasts a delicatessen counters, including the Lye Cross Farm cheese.

Sainsbury's, Tesco & Waitrose are also able to deliver to this property.

EATING & DRINKING

There are numerous hostelries in the area most of which serve food from Michelin starred cuisine to good home cooking including:
The Webbington Hotel & Spa, originally an attractive Edwardian manor has bars and a restaurant and is a 4 minute walk (0.2 miles).
The Crown Inn at Churchill (6.6 miles).
Duets in Weston-super-Mare (8 miles) is a Michelin recommended restaurant serving British traditional food,
The Cove, Weston-super-Mare (7.8 miles). This Michelin recommended restaurant is situated on the promenade, overlooking Knightstone island with views of the bay.
Barley Wood Walled Garden is a carefully restored Victorian kitchen garden with a kitchen garden restaurant, The Ethicurean Restaurant (11 miles).
The Waldegrave Arms is the quintessential English country pub set in the wonderful village of East Harptree (15 miles).

ACTIVITIES

The Mendip Hills designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is excellent walking, riding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, pot holing and ballooning country.
Additional Services can be arranged on request during your stay, ranging from your own personal chef, golf day passes and packages, through to clay pigeon shooting, wine tasting, outdoor pursuits, cakes, beautician, cocktail making, hairdresser & horse riding lessons to name but a few. Please contact us to tells us what you'd like us to arrange for you!

LEISURE FACILITIES

Guests at Golightly are provided with day passes, according to the length of their stay, for the nearby Webbington Hotel & Spa facilities which include an indoor swimming pool, gym, spa, tennis courts, bars and restaurant.

WALKS

Crook Peak - take a high-ridge 5 mile ramble along the stunning western edge of the Mendip hills to Somerset’s shapeliest summit. Start out at King’s Wood (1.2 miles), an ancient woodland now managed by the National Trust and follow the blue arrow signs for the long distance footpath, The West Mendip Way.

ADVENTURE

Mendip Snowsport Centre, Churchill (5.3 miles).
Cheddar Gorge X-treme, Cheddar (6 miles). Adventure caving experiences, rock climbing experiences and Cheddar Gorge climbs.
Cave Climb - Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Caving experiences. Activities run in various venues within 6 miles of Cheddar (6 miles).
First Flight - Hot Air Balloon rides (5.5 miles from the Cheddar launch site).
Delta Force Paintball, Off Brockley Combe Road, Backwell (12.5 miles).

FISHING

The cottage has its own river frontage on the River Axe for private fishing (except close season for coarse fishing which runs from 15 March through to the 15 June inclusive)
The famous trout lake of Blagdon as well as fishing at Chew Valley Lake, Barrow Tanks and Litton Lakes are all under 40 minutes' drive.
Bristol Water Fly Fishing tuition - www.bristolwaterfisheries.co.uk/tuition/

GOLF

Tall Pines Golf Club (300 metres)
Mendip Spring Golf and Country Club (6.8 miles).
Burnham & Berrow Championship Golf Course (8.8 miles).

CYCLING

Priddy and Deer Leap is a 9 mile off road cycling route, starting at Priddy Green outside the New Inn (11.4 miles).
The Strawberry Line is a project backed by local Community Groups, Councillors & Senior Politicians with the aim of converting the old railway line from Clevedon to Cranmore into a network of safe paths for walkers and cyclists to enjoy.
The West Country Way is a route linking Padstow to Bristol or Bath over a distance of 240 miles of which 70 are traffic free. The route in the Mendip Hills is mainly on road and involves steep ascents and descents onto the plateau at Ebbor Gorge and near West Harptree – more suited to experienced cyclists.

RIDING

At Sidcot Equestrian Centre (3.7 miles), riders can enjoy lessons in the 30 x 40 m floodlit outdoor school, or hack in stunning surroundings across their 150 acre estate in the beautiful Mendip hills.
Shipham Riding, Shipham (4.5 miles) is a small, friendly establishment, where the emphasis is on quality tuition and carefully escorted hacking over the picturesque Mendip Hills and countryside.
Tynings Trekking Centre, Blagdon (7.8 miles) is in a prime situation allowing direct access onto a vast network of bridlepaths covering 1000′s of acres of forestry and moorland with spectacular views across seven counties covering a great variety of terrain. The ‘No Road’ policy means riding with Tynings is suitable for everyone.

GO KARTING

South West Karting, Cheddar (6.8 miles). Somerset's number one indoor kart centre.

CITIES & TOWNS

AXBRIDGE (6 miles) is a is a charming historic town which is famous for its medieval market square and some interesting Tudor houses and 13th century parish church. An art deco cinema in a house, The Roxy, is one of England's smallest (seats 30), with film showings on Fridays evenings! Pride of place in the square goes to King John’s Hunting Lodge which is a National Trust property housing a Museum of local history.

CHEDDAR (8 miles) is a large village on the edge of the Mendip Hills, renowned for the Cheddar Gorge and Caves, a SSSI. This largest gorge in Britain includes several show caves such as Gough’s Cave, through which Britain’s biggest underground river runs. Discounted tickets of around 25% are available to guests who stay at Webbington Farm cottages. The Cheddar Gorge cliffs are Britain’s highest inland limestone crags and create a spectacular sight. The village gave its name to Cheddar cheese and has also been a centre for strawberry growing, the crop being transported on the railway, which now provides a fabulous cycle path, The Strawberry Line.

WESTON-SUPER-MARE (10 miles) is a traditional seaside town with awarding-winning sandy beaches, donkey rides, water sports, restaurants and shops as well as the Playhouse, Winter Gardens, SeaQuarium and the fantastic Helicopter Museum. The Grand Pier offers a year-round programme of shows, musicals and fairs (please check the web site for events). Sand Bay, just 2 miles away offers an unspoilt beach allowing dog walking and horse riding all year round and Sand Point and Middle Hope, owned by the National Trust, are nearby.

BURNHAM ON SEA (12 miles) has seven miles of unspoilt sandy beaches, sailing, fishing and donkey rides, as well as Burnham & Berrow Championship Golf Course.

CLEVEDON (9 miles) is a Victorian seaside town full of old-fashioned charm. Many great writers have penned their finest here and it's easy to see why when you stroll down the Grade 1 listed pier and watch the sun set over the Bristol Channel. The Curzon Community Cinema here is historically unique.

WELLS (16 miles), is known as England's smallest city, with its historic centre, the magnificent Cathedral situated within a most attractive Cathedral Close, which also boasts the unique moated Bishop's Palace. The Bishop's Palace hosts events throughout the year, please check their website for details. Close by, Vicars Close is home to the oldest complete medieval street in Europe, and the quaint market square offers an array of interesting shops, boutiques and restaurants, and a colourful twice weekly market.

GLASTONBURY (18 miles) is an historic town with colourful shops and a mystical atmosphere, well-known for its Tor, music festival and ruined Abbey.

STREET (20 miles) boasts a major factory outlet shopping complex - Clarks Village - which attracts visitors from far and wide. It was the first purpose-built outlet shopping scheme in Britain (1993), and now offers over 75 individual shop units, many of which are household-name companies, selling quality goods at discount prices.

BRISTOL (14 miles) is world renowned as a port and has a wide range of museums highlighting the city's history. Bristol can boast some impressive historical landmarks, too, in the shape Brunel’s awe-inspiring Clifton Suspension Bridge and his beautifully restored steamship, the SS Great Britain in Bristol's historic Harbourside. Visit Bristol Museum & Art Gallery which features outstanding collections of art and archaeology, geology and natural history and the interactive At-Bristol Science Centre. Bristol Zoo Gardens is an adventure into an exciting animal kingdom, all set within 12 acres of beautiful award-winning gardens.

BATH (28 miles) is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city, a World Heritage Site which offers something for everyone. No matter the time of year you visit, you are likely to find events catering for all tastes, from the well-loved Christmas market to music, food and cultural festivals and world-class theatre productions on offer at the Theatre Royal. The streets are lined with every kind of restaurant and a wide range of quality bars and shops. The stunning and well-preserved architecture of the Georgian terraces such as The Royal Crescent are famous. A visit to the celebrated Roman Baths and wonderful Bath Abbey are a must. The American Museum at nearby Claverton Manor makes for an interesting visit, or you could hire a bike or take a gentle boat trip and explore the gorgeous scenery along the Avon and Kennet canal towpath.

ART & CULTURE

BRISTOL (14 miles)

For contemporary art don’t miss the achingly hip Arnolfini, while just across the river you’ll find the Watershed, one of the city’s major cultural hotspots where you can catch indie and art-house films, see an exhibition or grab a drink overlooking the docks. The city’s major theatres and concert halls include the Bristol Old Vic, the Colston Hall and the Tobacco Factory, while more mainstream touring productions are on offer. The Old Duke is a music venue situated on the cobbled King Street in the heart of Bristol. Named after Duke Ellington, the pub has become world famous for it's live traditional, New Orleans inspired Jazz music. The RWA – England’s only regional Royal Academy of Art – showcases national and international visual art. The St George's Bristol is an independent concert hall and recording studios, staging classical, jazz, world music and opera.

BATH (28 miles)

Take in some top-class theatre at the city’s The Theatre Royal. Komedia, meanwhile, is an award-winning venue hosting comedy, cabaret and music nights.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Court Farm Country Park, Banwell (4.5 miles). Somersets top award winning farm attraction - open all year round.

Puxton Park, Hewish (6.7 miles). An all-weather adventure park with soft play, aerial climbing and slides in 40 acres of countryside.

Animal Farm Adventure Park, Berrow (7.6 miles).

Rich's Cider Farm, Highbridge (10 miles). A traditional cider farm with a charming farm shop, where you can buy local produce including cider, ale, cheese and honey, as well as locally-made pottery. See how the cider is made and learn all about its history in the cider museum. While you're there, take a look at the apple orchards and stop in for lunch at their top restaurant.

Brean Family Theme Park, Brean (9.7 miles) is the UK's largest FREE admission theme park, with over 40 rides and attractions.

Brean Splash Waterpark, Brean (9.7 miles). A fantastic indoor and outdoor facility. Please check their timetable before you visit.

Wookey Hole Caves & Attractions ... Britain's most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey (12.2 miles).

The Shoe Museum, Street (17.2 miles), houses more than 1,500 shoes from Roman to modern day. The Museum also tells the story of Clarks from its beginnings in the early 19th century.

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxhall (12 miles) has over 100 species of big zoo animals.

Tyntesfield (National Trust) (12 miles) is a fascinating Victorian house festooned with gothic architecture and peaceful, wooded gardens.

Westonzoyland Pumping Station Museum, Westonzoyland (20 miles), houses a fascinating collection of stationary steam-powered engines. The museum holds steaming days every month during the tourist season, allowing visitors the rare chance to see these old machines working as they used to....with steam power.

Coates English Willow & Wetlands Visitor Centre, Stoke St Gregory (25.2 miles). Guided tours, willows and wetlands walks, unique basket museum, Lemon Tree coffee house and shop.

Hestercombe Gardens, Hestercombe (28 miles). This wonderful garden restoration, featuring temples, lakes and formal beds, is the joint work of design greats Gertrude Jekyll and Sir Edward Lutyens.

Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil (32 miles), is the UK's largest exhibition of great cars from around the world. A living and working museum, with over 400 amazing cars and motorcycles and a collection of other automobilia.

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, Warminster (36 miles). Discounted tickets of around 30% are available to guests who stay at Webbington Farm cottages.

EVENTS

JANUARY

Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Festival of Light at Longleat, Longleat Safari Park (36 miles).
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (20 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (28 miles).

MARCH

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Enchanted Easter, Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (24.5 miles).
Easter Fairytale Kingdom, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
Easter Egg Hunt, Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Wraxhall (17.6 miles).

APRIL

Enchanted Easter, Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (24.5 miles).
Bath Comedy Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Easter Fairytale Kingdom, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol (20 miles).

MAY

Bristol Folk Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton (43 miles).
Family Fun Weekend, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
International Bath Music Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
VegFest UK, Bristol (20 miles).
Bath Fringe Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).

JUNE

Bath Fringe Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
The Royal Bath & West Show, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (23.6 miles).
Let's Rock Bristol!, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (20 miles).
The English Country Garden Festival, The Bishop's Palace, Wells (14.5 miles).
Bristol's Big Green Week, Bristol (20 miles).
Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Glastonbury (19.3 miles).

JULY

Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Bristol Harbour Festival, Bristol (20 miles).
Scott May's Daredevil Stunt Show, Brean (9.2 miles).

AUGUST

Scott May's Daredevil Stunt Show, Brean (9.2 miles).
Bath Folk Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (20 miles).
Bristol International Kite Festival, Durdham Downs, Stoke Road, Bristol BS9 1FG (20 miles).

SEPTEMBER

The Jane Austen Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Bath Children's Literature Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).

OCTOBER

Bath Children's Literature Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol (20 miles).
Great Bath Feast, Bath (29.3 miles).
Wells Festival of Literature, The Bishop's Palace, Wells (14.5 miles).
End of Season Gala, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Fear at Avon Valley Country Park, Keynsham, Bristol (24.7 miles).
Spooky Half Term Train Rides, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Halloween Festival at Wild Place Project, Blackhorse Hill, South Gloucestershire (24.5 miles).

NOVEMBER

Annual Open Exhibition at RWA, Royal West of England Academy of Art, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol (20 miles).
Bath Film Festival, Bath (29.3 miles).
Burnham on Sea & Highbridge Guy Fawkes Carnival, (9 miles).
Weston-super-Mare Guy Fawkes Carnival, Weston-super-Mare (7.2 miles).
Novemberfest Beer Festival, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Bath MozartFest, Bath (29.3 miles).
Festival of Light at Longleat, Longleat Safari Park (36 miles). Friday to Monday only.
North Petherton Guy Fawkes Carnival, North Petherton (18.6 miles).
Wells Guy Fawkes Carnival, Wells (14.5 miles).
Glastonbury Guy Fawkes Carnival, Glastonbury (16.2 miles).
Bath Christmas Market, Bath (29.3 miles).
Santa Special, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol (20 miles).
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (24.6 miles).
Wookey Hole Santaland, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
The Bishop's Palace Craft Fair, The Bishop's Palace, Wells (14.5 miles).
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (29.3 miles).
The Christmas Design Temporium, Bristol’s historic harbourside, Bristol (20 miles).
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol (20 miles).

DECEMBER

Bath Christmas Market, Bath (28 miles).
Festival of Light at Longleat Safari Park (36 miles). Daily.
Bath on ice, Royal Victoria Park, Bath (29.3 miles).
Santa Special, Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles). Selected dates.
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway (24.6 miles).
Bristol German Christmas Market, Broadmead, Bristol (20 miles).
Wookey Hole Santaland, Wookey Hole (12.2 miles).
The Christmas Design Temporium, Bristol’s historic harbourside, Bristol (20 miles).
Made in Bristol Gift Fair, Colston Hall, Bristol (20 miles).
Festive Food & Craft Market, Tyntesfield (18.3 miles).
Meet Father Christmas at Tyntesfield, Tyntesfield (18.3 miles).
Christmas Fun Day at the Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare (6 miles). See Santa arrive by helicopter!!
Bath Artisan Christmas Market, Green Park station, Bath (29.3 miles).
Supper with Santa at Puxton Park (6.7 miles).
Sherry & Mince Pie Specials at Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station, Bath Road, South Gloucestershire (25 miles).

Things you need to know about Treetop Lodge if you’re thinking of booking a holiday there:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside any of our properties
  • Sorry, no pets
  • Our Good Neighbour Policy requires that guests keep noise outside to a minimum after 10.30pm and when arriving and leaving the lodge.
  • A £250 security deposit is required and released within a week should there be no claims against it
  • Complete privacy and exclusive use of the cottage during your holiday.
  • *Internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor the agent will be held responsible.
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