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Tilly's Cottage

Edington, Wiltshire (Ref. 1007793)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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29 Customer Review(s)

  • Sarah

    “We loved the cottage, had everything you could need.”

    Very clean and comfortable. Fantastic location with loads to do nearby. The chocolate rabbits for the children were a lovely touch, thank you.

    Very clean and comfortable. Fantastic location with loads to do nearby. The chocolate rabbits for the children were a lovely touch, thank you. It would be helpful to have a few basic things in the kitchen such as foil and cling film. It would also be nice to have a table to go with the chairs in the garden. We had a fantastic stay and would definitely stay again, thank you!

    - Sarah, April 2022

The property

Within the quaint village of Edington lying on the northern slope of Salisbury Plain, near to the famous Westbury White Horse, is this pretty cottage, Tilly's Cottage.

Originally built in the 1800s, this property holds rich history and character and has been transformed beautifully into a welcoming holiday home, suitable for a couples getaway or a small family looking to feel refreshed by the Wiltshire countryside.

Find the charming sitting room first and delight in the original red-brick fireplace where a woodburning stove will warm you after a days exploration.

Sit back and relax on plump grey sofas and rest up after your travels as you take in the property's lovely interior.

Step onto the original stone tiles into the kitchen/diner, where a modern grey and black fitted kitchen awaits your culinary skills to impress your partner, boasting all the appliances you need to whip up something good, including an electric oven and a smart induction hob.

A dining table, which you can fold out for a larger party and tuck in allows for dining and morning coffee at your leisure.

Find your snug slumber spots upstairs, where bed linen and curtains are coordinated to be matching and each of the two bedrooms holds a king-size bed for your comfort.

One of the rooms is able to become a twin room thanks to it's zip/link capabilities and it also features another red-brick fireplace, this one just being decorative.

Across the hall, find the neat and sparkling bathroom, decorated with soothing dark greys to create a relaxing space to enjoy a soak in the tub.

Access the garden on a sunny day by walking through a communal patio and up stone steps to your very own elevated decking, a great way to celebrate an occasion with some bubbly in the sun where you can enjoy the views of the countryside above rooftops.

You're within walking distance of the local amenities, an award-winning pub The Three Daggers and a fantastic farm shop to pick up some tasty local treats.

Head just out of the village to visit the famous Westbury White Horse, which for those who don't know is a magnificent white silhouette of a horse cut in the 1600s which is looked after and restored; see it up close and then carry on your walks to see it afar from the neighbouring hills to enjoy it in full.

The surrounding towns boast many attractions; head to Trowbridge, Wiltshire's county town, where the weekly market hosting local traders occurs every Wednesday.

Visit the majestic Elizabethan House of Longleat and visit the famous lions in the safari park.

Step back in time with a trip to Stonehenge just 15 miles.

Closer to home, brush up on the local history by visiting the museum, or simply find a fabulous coffee house to enjoy a slow afternoon, after all you are on holiday!

Tilly's Cottage makes for a great hideaway to get away from a busy life, with the help of the lovely Wiltshire countryside.


  • Two bedrooms: 2 x king-size (one zip/link, can be twin upon request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD player, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi and a selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking
  • Elevated decked garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location


Street 7.1 miles; Glastonbury 9.4 miles; Bridgwater 8 miles; Burnham-on-Sea 10.8 miles.

Lying beneath the north slope of Salisbury Plain is the village of Edington. Previously known as Tinhead in its eastern region, the village holds a wealth of history and traditional enchantment, making it a marvellous base for your exploration of Wiltshire. Home to a pub/inn and a neighbouring farmhouse offering all of the essentials, you can find yourself surrounded by countryside views no matter where you are in the area. You will also find a village hall, and to the east is the village of Erlestoke, where you can indulge in a relaxing game of golf when you're not venturing out in the nearby excitement. Wiltshire's county town, Trowbridge, is also within easy reach from Edington; here you will be greeted by rich history, glorious walks, independent shops and highstreet outlets, and many eateries, making it a great day trip for all tastes. Nestled in between both the North Wessex Downs AONB and the Cranborne Chase AONB, there's a plethora of walking routes available from every corner of the village. Surround yourself with luscious landscapes, rambling wonders and nature like no other. Venture into Bath with its wide array of historic landmarks accompanied by modern day excitement, you'll find something here to suit everyone.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas