Set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside near Malmesbury, Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa is a beautifully restored 19th century Grade II listed Cotswold manor house hotel with 15 rooms and eight suites, all individual in style and design and featuring Bang & Olufsen sound and vision.

The hotel is set in 12 acres of traditional English country gardens, divided into 26 distinct areas, many of which are based on the original 1920s plans. There are two restaurants to choose from, both different in style; the dining room and Grey’s Brasserie. The luxurious Aquarias Spa, which is particularly large for a hotel of this size, offers beyond organic ila spa treatments and has recently launched a new range of indulgent Natura Bissé spa treatments and is the first hotel in the UK to have a permanent Natura Bissé Pure Air Bubble Suite where the treatments can be enjoyed.

A one-night stay at Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa costs from £325 for a standard room (and from £350 on a Saturday) including bed and breakfast, full use of the award winning spa Aquarias, inclusive of VAT.

Whatley Manor is dog friendly and is situated in the perfect location to explore the Cotswolds with your loyal companion. £30 per night including a welcome pack for your dog.

Need to Know

Check-in

Check-in at 3.00pm.

Check-out

Check-out at 12 noon.

Dining

Whatley Manor has two restaurants. The Dining Room, where guests are treated to the dining experience and Grey’s Brasserie. Both restaurants are overseen by the hotel’s executive chef, Niall Keating. In addition there are two bars that are perfect for an aperitif before lunch or dinner, and three lounges ideal for afternoon tea. The hotel aims to offer the feel of a very beautiful private manor house, with an emphasis on quality and excellence.

The Spa

Aquarias Spa has been conceived to restore mind and body to a new harmony. Set in a pretty and peaceful countryside location in the Cotswolds. Superbly equipped and beautifully designed, facilities include a magnificent Hydrotherapy Pool that extends outside, Tepidarium with Heated Stone Recliners, Salt Scrub Showers, a Thermal Suite, and a VIP Suite for two. Our award-winning therapists deliver world-class luxurious face and body treatments. The gym and studio is the place to work-out and stretch your body. Light refreshments including a selection of smoothies, are served in the stylish spa lounge, overlooking the Hydrotherapy Pool with views to the Spa garden and woodland. Aquarias delivers total relaxation and sensory wellbeing.

  • One of the largest hydrotherapy pools in the country (13m x 8m) that extends outside
  • Tepidarium with heated stone recliners
  • Six treatment rooms where expert therapists deliver luxurious face and body treatments
  • Aquarias offers a unique Wave Dream Sensory room that uses light and ripples of water to reflect waves onto the domed ceiling for total relaxation
  • The VIP Suite – an exclusive experience for two in complete seclusion. Complete with its own hydrobath and unique treatments
  • Fully equipped gym and work-out studio
  • The Aquarias journey to relaxation begins by exfoliating in the Salt Scrub Showers. Lay back on the Hydrotherapy Pool’s all-over-body massage lounger, cushioned by thousands of soft air bubbles. Swimming outdoors, the underwater massage bench gently pummels the backs of the legs overlooking the woodland
  • The journey continues into the soothing Thermal Suite, moving from the gentle heat of the Laconium to two different essence-infused steam cabins before acclimatising to the heat of the Finnish Sauna. Between each steam cabin is an ‘experience shower’; cooling mint or tropical rain shower scented with Maracuja.
  • The Spa Lounge overlooks the pool & serves light refreshments, smoothies and juices
  • Spa Terrace with outdoor loungers for relaxing outside in the fresh air

Spa opening times: Spa open from 8.00am-9.00pm Monday – Friday and from 8.00am-8.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Children

Children are welcome from the age of 12.  Aquarias Spa welcomes children from the age of 16. For health and safety reasons the minimum age for use of the spa is & gym facilities is 16. Children of all ages are welcome in Grey’s Brasserie and in The Sitting Room for Afternoon Tea.

Activities

Aquarias Spa and gym are available to guests and included in your stay. New and exclusive to Aquarias Spa is the Natura Bissé Treatment Bubble offers complete purity and detoxification in a completely isolated atmosphere. It’s a place where the air you breathe will be 99.995% pure. Immerse yourself in a serene environment filled with soft aromatic notes that take your mind on an exquisite journey to wellbeing. It is a singular experience, providing exceptional results that rejuvenate and purify. Upgrade your Natura Bissé treatment to the bubble for an introductory price for £10.

Whatley Manor’s English country gardens span 12 acres and feature both woodland and pretty herbaceous borders. Many parts of the garden are based on the original 1920s plans, which divided the gardens into 26 distinct areas. More recent additions include walking and jogging routes (maps are available at reception) and bicycles that can be hired so guests can explore the local countryside.

Interesting Extras

The hotel also boasts a 40-seat private cinema.  Guests can either borrow a film from the hotel’s extensive DVD library or bring their favourite with them.  Couples can hire the cinema exclusively – with freshly-made popcorn included – for just £40. The hotel can arrange many active pursuits in the surrounding area such as horse-riding, clay pigeon shooting, golf, go-karting and hot air balloon rides.  Whilst the hotel is largely aimed at adults, children aged 12 and above are welcome. The hotel is also dog-friendly £30 per night including a welcome pack for your dog.

Hotel Bar

Whether it’s the hotel bar or Grey’s Brasserie bar you choose to relax in, both are comfortable and make a perfect impression for every occasion. The hotel bar provides a stylish and elegant backdrop with soft brown leather on the walls and views out to the gardens. Grey’s Brasserie Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a cosy aperitif before dinner in the Brasserie.

Tariff

Rooms for two people including full English breakfast and use of Aquarias Spa from £325 per room, per night. Suites from £675 per room, per night.

Number of rooms: 23

Contact

Address

Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa

Easton Grey,
Malmesbury,
Wiltshire,
SN16 0RB

Reservations

01666824666

General Manager

Sue Williams

Offers & Packages

Our Best Deal

Michelin Star Experience

Executive chef Niall Keating achieved a Michelin star for The Dining Room in his first year at Whatley and his food is now creating a real buzz of excitement.

The tasting menu is a really exceptional dining experience, enjoy at your leisure combined with a relaxing overnight stay.

A limited number of rooms are available for a one night stay to include The Dining Room experience. Arriving on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, from only £519.

This break includes;

Our tasting menu for two in The Dining Room (wine pairing available at £80 per person)

Full Breakfast selection each morning

Full use of Aquarias Spa

Tea and coffee making facilities in your room

Daily newspaper

VAT

 

Terms and conditions:

This offer is subject to availability, rate quoted is a from rate, supplements apply to larger room types. Reservations require full payment at the time of booking, this is non-refundable and non-transferable. A 10% discretionary service charged is added to your bill on check out.

 

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01666824666

Inclusive Packages

A Taste of Whatley Gastronomic Getaway

Executive chef Niall Keating has been named The Michelin Young European Chef of the year 2018 adding to his achievement of gaining a Michelin star for The Dining Room in his first year at Whatley, his food is creating a real buzz of excitement.

Michelin quote “Niall’s cooking balances contemporary and classic styles and features some intriguing Asian influences”

The tasting menu is a really exceptional dining experience showcasing dishes that are skilful and sublime and reflect Niall’s talent to interpret flavours and execute them expertly.

The taste of Whatley gastronomic break includes The Dining Room experience, meeting the Chef’s in the kitchen and a second evening when the dining choice is yours.

Experience the more informal ambience of Grey’s where the talented team deliver a very special seasonal menu bursting with flavourful dishes or take in one of our special evenings in the Green Room where the Chef’s cook in a central island kitchen and interact with you during the evening*

A limited number of rooms are available for this break arriving on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday from only £899 and from £1099 Friday and Saturday.

This break includes;

Tasting menu for two in The Dining Room (wine pairing available at £80 per person)

Dinner in Greys on one evening or the chance to attend a Green Room evening during your stay

Full Breakfast selection each morning

Full use of Aquarias Spa

Tea and coffee making facilities in your room

Daily newspaper

VAT

 

Terms and conditions:

This offer is subject to availability, rate quoted is a from rate, supplements apply to larger room types. Reservations require full payment at the time of booking, this is non-refundable and non-transferable. A 10% discretionary service charged is added to your bill on check out. * a supplement may apply to some of the Green Room evenings including the Michelin pop-up events.

Call now to book
01666824666

Map

Directions

By Road

From the North:
Travel South on the M5 and exit on Junction 13. Follow the A419 towards Stroud. At the sixth roundabout, before you enter Stroud, turn right signposted A46 Bath. Travel along the A46 through Woodchester and Nailsworth continuing straight over a set of traffic lights. After half a mile turn left signposted Westonbirt. Follow this road continuing straight over the junction following signs from Easton Grey. At the end of the road turn left onto the B4040. Travel approximately 1 mile before turning right into the Whatley Manor driveway.

From the South and the West:
At the M5/M4 interchange travel East towards London and exit at Junction 18. At Junction 18 follow the A46 and turn right onto the A433 towards Cirencester and Westonbirt. Turn right immediately after the ‘Hare and Hounds’ signposted Easton Grey. At the end of the road turn left onto the B4040. Travel approximately 1 mile before turning right into the Whatley Manor driveway.

From London and the East:
Travel West along the M4 and exit at Junction 17 onto the A429 following signs for Malmesbury for approximately 5 miles. At the first roundabout take the 1st exit to Malmesbury town centre. Follow the road through the High Street taking care of the speed bumps. At the Market Cross take the 1st left onto Abbey Row and follow the B4040. After 0.2 miles at the 'Triangle' T Junction turn left onto Bristol Street/B4040 go straight over the mini roundabout towards Sherston. Travel approximately 2.2 miles before turning left into the Whatley Manor driveway.

By Train

1hr 15 mins from London Paddington to Chippenham or Kemble. The taxi transfer from Chippenham is 25 minutes.

By Air

International airports include London Heathrow (1hr 30mins) Bristol International (1hr) and Birmingham International (2hrs). Kemble air field caters for the landing of private jets and helicopters.
Helicopters are welcome to land at Whatley Manor with prior notice by calling reservations on 01666 822 888. Kemble airfield caters for the landing of private jets and helicopters.

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Attractions Near Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa

Malmesbury Town

Just three miles from Whatley Manor this ancient town with its quaint high street has a lot to offer. It is one of England’s oldest boroughs and home to the historic Malmesbury Abbey, parts of which can be traced back to 676AD when a monastery was first established on the site by Aldhelm, but the present building dates from the 12th century and there is also the Malmesbury Abbey gardens to visit.

Westonbirt Arboretum

Three miles from Whatley Manor is the national Westonbirt Arboretum, a wonderful oasis of trees and shrubs showcased from all over the world. Producing 600 acres of beautifully landscaped countryside and making it one of the finest tree collections in the world. However, it is the combination of wild flowers, fungi, birds and animals, as well as the trees, that make Westonbirt such a special place to so many people. This rich diversity of plant and animal life makes the Arboretum truly a place to visit at every season of the year. Westonbirt is open all year from 10.00am to 8.00pm.

Castle Combe

Ten miles from Whatley Manor is the village of Castle Combe, recognised as the ‘Prettiest Village in England’ with good reason. Visitors have been enjoying its charms for at least a century and the small street leading from the Market Cross down to the By Brook is as picturesque today as it ever was. The village houses are listed as ancient monuments typical of Cotswold type construction and are many hundreds of years old. Strict rules apply to preserve the beauty and character of Castle Combe for later generations.

Lacock

Sixteen miles from Whatley Manor and almost entirely owned by the National Trust, preserved as a medieval village is the village of Lacock. It’s easy to see why Lacock has been featured in many period dramas including the magical ‘Harry Potter’ films – with the limewashed, half-timbered and stone houses offering the perfect backdrop. The houses are lived in and it’s worth exploring the shops in the centre of the village including a crafts co-operative. Do visit the magnificent Lacock Abbey and Fox Talbot Museum.

The Roman City of Bath

Twenty two miles and thirty five minutes drive from Whatley Manor is the golden Roman city of Bath as it is sometimes called for its golden coloured buildings, offers a diverse mix of culture and history. The historic City of Bath has been welcoming visitors for over 2000 years. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bath presents some of the finest architectural sights in Europe such as the Royal Crescent, the Circus and Pulteney Bridge alongside a diverse collection of museums and attractions including the Roman Baths. The city centre offers all the high street brands and plenty of fashion boutiques.

Weddings at Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa

Whatley Manor is the perfect backdrop to your wedding and special event. The 12 acres of English country gardens and the surrounding area make the venue particularly versatile.

Your special day will be tailor made to suit all your requirements and expectations. Our Events Team & Rachel Wilson our in house florist will assist you throughout each stage of your wedding. Our award winning kitchen team devises the wedding menus and ensures the wedding breakfast is utterly delicious and perfectly executed.

Need to know

Wedding Facilities and Features

The gardens combine classic style with more contemporary touches, recreating an English Country house garden, complete with rose and herbaceous gardens and beautifully manicured lawns. The gardens are divided into 26 distinct ‘rooms’. Natural elements of the garden itself and its surroundings, such as wonderful vistas, the river and woodland, have been sensitively incorporated into the more formal elements of the gardens for maximum effect – the perfect backdrop for a wedding!

Wedding Package

Small wedding package @ £7,500 up to a maximum of 30 guests including bride & groom

  • Sitting Room – room hire fee
  • White table linen and banqueting chairs
  • Civil ceremony fee
  • Overnight accommodation in a Suite for two nights for the bride and groom.
  • Champagne and canapé reception. Deutz NV champagne based on half a bottle per person and
  • A selection of six different canapés.
  • Three-course wedding breakfast
  • House wine (based on a third of a bottle per person), coffee and petit fours
  • A bottle of still mineral water per person
  • A glass of NV Rosé Champagne for the toasts
  • Use of our beautiful English country gardens and grounds for your wedding photography
  • Wedding co-ordination to guide, organize and assist throughout the planning process and on your wedding day
  • Complimentary car parking for your guests

Exclusive use from £17,500 mid-week up to 50 guests including bride & groom

Exclusive use from £24,000 weekend up to 50 guests including bride & groom

Full details to be provided upon enquiry

Civil Ceremonies

Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa is licensed for civil ceremonies

  • Suite 2 – maximum of 10 guests including bride & groom
  • The Sitting Room – maximum of 30 guests including bride & groom
  • The Cinema – maximum of 40 guests including the bride & groom
  • The Reception Hall – maximum of 60 guests including the bride & groom
  • The Drawing Room – maximum of 100 guests including the bride & groom
  • The Loggia Garden – maximum of 100 guests including the bride & groom
  • The Gazebo – maximum of 100 guests including the bride & groom

Wedding Planning Services

Dedicated in house wedding co-ordinator

Meetings at Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa

Need to know

Day Delegate Rate

Day delegate rate: from £85

  • Full use of the Boardroom – situated on the ground floor, natural daylight
  • 2 flipcharts with paper and pens provided
  • Use of our screen and in house laptop if required
  • Jugs of iced tap water, Elderflower cordial  & “firefly” natural juice drink
  • Fresh fruit mini plate on the boardroom table upon arrival. Graze box per person
  • Two coffee breaks – tea or coffee with homemade snack
  • Fresh fruit kebab brought to you in the boardroom in the afternoon
  • Use of our Nespresso machine in between the morning and afternoon coffee break
  • A finger food buffet served in the meeting room
  • VAT

24-hour Delegate Rate

24-hour delegate rate: from £325

  • Full use of the Boardroom – situated on the ground floor, natural daylight
  • 2 flipcharts with paper and pens provided
  • Use of our screen and in house laptop if required
  • Jugs of iced tap water, Elderflower cordial  & “firefly” natural juice drink
  • Fresh fruit mini plate on the boardroom table upon arrival. Graze box per person
  • Two coffee breaks – tea or coffee with homemade snack
  • Fresh fruit kebab brought to you in the boardroom in the afternoon
  • Use of our Nespresso machine in between the morning and afternoon coffee break
  • A finger food buffet served in the meeting room
  • A three course dinner menu served in Grey’s brasserie
  • Sole occupancy accommodation
  • Morning tea or coffee served in your room before breakfast
  • A complimentary newspaper of your choice
  • Full English breakfast or a continental breakfast served in the Dining Room
  • Full access to Aquarias Spa & gym throughout your stay
  • Complimentary WiFi in your room and the public areas of the hotel
  • Check in to your room from 3pm and check out of your room the following day from 12 noon
  • Valet parking / Complimentary parking
  • VAT

Maximum Number of Delegates

20 (U shape style)
24 (Boardroom style)
30 (Cabaret style)
60 (Theatre style)