Situated 15 mins from Bath and Bristol just outside the quiet rural village of Pucklechurch, Fern Cottage is an Award winning bed and breakfast run by its passionate owners, Sue and Pete.

Fern Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside in a designated conservation area between Bath and Bristol nestling within a 2 acre smallholding with the added benefit of being an easy 15 minutes from the centres of both Bath and Bristol. Lansdown Park and Ride is only a short journey from Fern Cottage and we are also very close to the Bristol Park and Ride. 

We have received 20 Awards for our food, service and hospitality, the latest one being from VisitEngland Excellence Awards on Monday 20th May 2013, where we received Highly Commended in the Bed and Breakfast category.  We are very proud to be one of the top 5 bed and breakfast businesses in England.

We are passionate about everything we do at Fern Cottage, whether it’s customer service, hospitality or the delicious organic, free range, local, home made food we prepare on our unique and extensive breakfast menu (see FOOD page). 

Good food is a passion at Fern Cottage, and guests can enjoy our unique and exceptional quality breakfast, using local, home grown, home-made and organic produce. The Fern Cottage breakfast menu was complimented on by top Chefs Gary Rhodes and Michael Caines on the UKTV programme Local Food Heroes, on which proprietor Sue was among the five finalists for the whole of the South West - watch the video of Sue cooking on the show 

There are 4 ground floor double en-suite rooms (two with king size beds) and all having their own separate entrance doors, enjoying panoramic countryside views. This beautiful accommodation reflects the high standard of quality, attention to detail and offers affordable luxury, complemented by excellent food and service. Guests arriving at 4pm are offered a complimentary home-made cream tea on arrival.  Sue's freshly made chocolate cookies also await you in your room.

For those wishing to enjoy a leisurely break, Fern Cottage is in an ideal base from which to explore Bristol, Bath, Lacock, Castle Combe, Tyntesfield, Dyrham Park, Longleat Stonehenge, Cheddar and the Cotswolds.

Guests’ also have the advantage of being able to purchase two hour tickets for the Thermae Bath Spa at a 10% discount. 

If you would like to find out more please do not hesitate to call or e-mail us. Please let us know of any dietary or access requirements at the time of booking.  Our web site is quite extensive and hopefully you will find it of interest when making your decision about where to stay for that special break away. Sue and Pete look forward to welcoming you to Fern Cottage! 

Sue Cooking for Chef Michael Caines O.B.E and Gary Rhodes

Fern Cottage was one of 5 companies from the whole of the South West to have reached Finalists in the UKTV Food Local Food Hero programme and the only Bed and Breakfast business to have ever been included in the competiton.  We had the excitement of Michael Caines OBE and film crew, spend 6 1/2 hours with us filming Sue cooking.  We then went to Plymouth and cooked our Baked Egg and Heavenly Devilled Pigs Kidneys on Hot Buttered Toast Specials for Gary Rhodes.  See the video below. This prestigious award pays tribute to people like us who go that extra mile to bring fantastic local food to your shopping bags, homes, pubs, bed and breakfast and restaurant tables.

Hot Tub
Whatever the weather, you can relax in our hot tub in the comforts of our summerhouse.  Enjoy the calming experience of stepping into a warm bubbling hot tub while enjoying the views of the fields and beyond, whether its to reduce stress, soothe aching muscles or just relax and recharge your batteries.  The hot tub is available from end of March (when the clocks go forward) to end October (depending on the weather).  We can also supply guests with Thermae Bath Spa Tickets at 10% off the door prices.

Bicycles
Bring your own bikes and experience the Bristol/Bath Cycle Path or go from here to the prettiest village in England - Castle Combe or cycle into Bath/Bristol for the day. If you haven't got bikes, why not hire one from Webbs of Warmley
BATH / BRISTOL
Distance 15 minutes
LACOCK
TYNTESFIELD

Distance 25 minutes
DYRHAM PARK
Distance 5 minutes
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