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The Swan Hotel

1 Church Street, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1LN
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Tel01225 868686

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 280 reviews280 reviews
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A charming Inn in the centre of town by the river, full of character combining the traditions of an old inn, dating back to the 16th and 17th Century with a contemporary twist.

The Swan has the comfort and style of a quality hotel with the character and charm of an old country inn. All 12 guest rooms are unique and are of different shapes and sizes. All rooms are en-suite and fully equipped with luxury bedding, towels, toiletries, flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, writing desks and complimentary mineral water. And the hotels private car park makes arriving by car a luxury while those arriving by train have a short walk between the station and the hotel.

The restaurant focuses on Thai food, offering a full Thai menu with an exciting range of home cooked and authentically food prepared by the hotels' own Thai Chef. There is also a 'Pub Classics menu on offer for the less adventurous, having said that the wide range of dishes available from across Thailand means that not all offerings are spicy, so the relaxed casual atmosphere often entices 'first timers' to venture onto the Thai menu! While the more experienced will enjoy the authentically prepared flavours.

The Hotel is ideal for smaller wedding receptions of up to 60 people in the main hotel or Coach House or evening functions in the cellar bar of up to 80 people, or combine the venues together and the hotel can host over 100.

The team will make all your arrangements for you, from menus to decorations and advice on how to get the best from the organisation of your special day, you can relax sure in the knowledge that the hotel’s team will have thought of everything!

Not only does the hotel cater for weddings but it is a popular venue for special occasions including birthdays, christenings and anniversaries, either booking one of the function rooms privately or simply booking a table in the restaurant, where they are quite happy to accommodate groups of 20-30 people.

Facilities available to hire include; The Coach House, The Cellar Bar, The Restaurant, the Front Bar and the Lounge, or for the exclusive event why not consider hiring the whole hotel, including the 12 well-appointed bedrooms.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M4 junction 18, follow the A46, A4 and A363 towards Trowbridge. Bradford on Avon is signed on the way and The Swan is in the centre of the town. From the south take the A350 to Melksham and follow signs.

Public Transport Directions

Bradford on Avon railway station is three minutes from the hotel with regular services on the Wessex line. Buses from Bath and throughout Wiltshire travel through the town - X5 from Bath to Salisbury.



  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - all ages
  • Cot Available
  • Food/Bottle Warming Available
  • Highchair
  • Special Meal Times for Children

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Open all year
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Inn
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Riverside

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course - Cumberwell Park just 10 minutes away
  • Arrangements for riding / pony trekking
  • Cycle hire

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • American Express accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Four poster beds available
  • Freeview TV
  • Hairdryer all rooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Units available with real log/coal fires



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Jhollist
      Trip Type:
      Great Sunday Lunch
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 12th April 2019
      Had a very nice carvery lunch here with the family, good selection, big plates and very tasty! Some parking available at the back. Didn't stay in the hotel, but looked very nice. lovely village... Read full review
    • JP070766
      Newport, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good Value
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 31st March 2019
      A good deal at £65 a night room only. An old historic building that shows it's age a little but not in a bad way. Room 4 on the top floor was small but adequate with a smallish double bed sqweezed... Read full review
    • Bennett777
      Trip Type:
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th March 2019
      Absolutely terrible service and food Do not even bother to consider the swan It is dirty and poorly run We will never go back again The food quality is cheap and cold frozen veg deep fried... Read full review


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