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7 Nights See prices

  • £5000  to  £9999

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Short Breaks From

  • £710 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £1400 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    7 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Hot Tub

About Drystone Manor

Drystone Manor is a large holiday rental in rural Gloucestershire. Its size and features are impressive. There is space for 16 people to sleep in seven bedrooms, a cinema room with a 75-inch TV, an outdoor swim spa hot tub for 10 adults, and a tennis court. It's a superb choice for a house party with friends, a celebration with your family, or a relaxed reunion with your favourite people. The self-catering facilities are fantastic whether you're cooking in the kitchen or lighting the barbecue. If you aren't in the mood to cook, there are three pubs - The Fox, the Codrington Arms, and the White Hart Inn in Iron Acton, within a 20-minute walk. Catering can also be arranged.

Iron Acton is a small village ten miles from Bristol and 15 miles from Bath. It has good links to the M4 and the M5 and is just a mile from Yate train station. The location is perfect whether you're gathering people from around the country or want to escape without awkward and tiring travel plans. It's great if you want to spend a day shopping and sightseeing, or a night out in the city, as everything is within a short drive or taxi ride. However, the facilities at Drystone Manor are so good that you don't have to go anywhere. Behind the electronic gates, the property is wonderfully peaceful and private. Play tennis, laze on the terrace, picnic by the pond, or stay in the heated swim spa hot tub until your fingers and toes happily wrinkle.

This region is often overlooked in favour of the Cotswolds - a crying shame given the extent of its beauty and charm. Woodlands, rolling hills, orchards and farmland are liberally scattered with pretty villages, country pubs and churches, historic towns, and vibrant cities. You're close enough to the Cotswolds for day trips and within reach of the River Severn should you wish to cross into Wales. Walking, cycling, fishing, golf, and country pursuits like shooting clays are all possible. National Trust Newark Park, Badminton House, Berkeley Castle, and Castle Combe are attractions nearby.

You can book Drystone Manor for a week or a weekend. The owners can help arrange special touches like booking a chef or recommending local restaurants.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Charles Millward joined Independent Cottages in November 2022

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Piano
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Gloucestershire)

Accommodation Comprises:

Traditional materials and techniques make Drystone Manor feel like a part of the landscape for generations rather than a new addition to the village.


  • Impressive entrance hall with a staircase rising to the upper level.
  • Huge open-plan kitchen designed to make group self-catering easy and pleasant. Sleek and efficient appliances complement granite worktops. Bifold doors let in lots of natural light and extend the entertainment space onto the patio. A custom dining table seats 16 guests.
  • Relax in the cocooning warmth of the snug, curled up on the sofa with the TV on and the log burner blazing merrily.
  • Lounge/Cinema Room with a 75in TV with Netflix and Sky channels is perfect for watching the big game or holding a film night.
  • Those who don't want to watch TV can play pool or the piano in the games room.
  • A ground-floor cloakroom is a must in a house of this stature.
  • Bedroom One features twin single or one superking-sized bed, and a TV.

First Floor:

  • Bedroom Two is the primary suite. It features a 6-foot-wide superking bed, TV, dressing room, and an ensuite wetroom.
  • Bedroom Three is furnished with two full-sized single beds.
  • Bedroom Four has a king-sized (5ft-wide) bed and an ensuite with a shower, WC and hand basin.
  • Bedroom Five is a family/triple room. It has a king-sized and single bed, and an ensuite shower room.

Second Floor:

  • Bedroom Six is another lovely family/triple room with one king and one single bed. The ensuite has a shower.
  • Bedroom Seven is a double room furnished with a king-sized bed. It has an ensuite with a shower over the bath.

Outside: Two acres of grounds include a full-sized all-weather tennis court, an entertainment space with a barbecue, a dining area and relaxed seating, outdoor table tennis, and a heated swim spa bath for ten adults. There is also secure off-road parking for eight cars. Electric gates further protect your privacy.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. Pets and smoking are not permitted.

Drystone Manor Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sun, 17th Mar 2024 - Thu, 5th Sep 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 1
Short break prices:
1 nights: £4,200 | 2 nights: £4,200 | 3 nights: £4,700 | 4 nights: £5,200 | 5 nights: £5,800 | 6 nights: £6,300

7 Nights

1 Nights

Fri, 6th Sep 2024 - Thu, 19th Dec 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 1
Short break prices:
1 nights: £3,750 | 2 nights: £3,750 | 3 nights: £4,300 | 4 nights: £4,800 | 5 nights: £5,300 | 6 nights: £5,800

7 Nights

1 Nights

Fri, 20th Dec 2024 - Tue, 31st Dec 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 1
Short break prices:
1 nights: £6,750 | 2 nights: £6,750 | 3 nights: £6,750 | 4 nights: £7,750 | 5 nights: £8,250 | 6 nights: £8,750

7 Nights

1 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 16 in 7 bedrooms (2 Family/Triple, 1 Superking, 1 Twin/Superking, 1 Twin, 2 King)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1242 300 832 before paying by bank transfer.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Charles Millward
Member Since November 2022

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Drystone Manor 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 17th June 2024