Region: South West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Grittleton House, Grittleton, Wiltshire Sn14 6AP

Contact: +44 (0) 1249 783 203

Website: http://www.classesabroad.com

Description

Grittleton House Stables comprises 24 en-suite bedrooms, each sleeping 2-6 people, a large multipurpose meeting room and 2 smaller classrooms. The main Victorian Manor House offers large bedrooms sleeping up to 10 with shared bathroom facilities, classrooms and breakout areas. Set in acres of manicured parkland, with indoor and outdoor sports facilities Grittleton House offers something for everyone with plenty of outdoor space for game and activities. CCTV operates 24 hours and our friendly staff are on call to support your stay day or night.

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What size groups do they cater for?

We can cater for groups from 20 to 200!

Please provide location information?

We are located 20 miles from Bath and Bristol with easy access to the M4.

Why you are great for educational visits?

We offer a complete service and can take the headache out of organising the transport, accommodation and local visits. We can suggest itineraries, book entrances and organise transport. There is plenty of fun to be had onsite too - we offer:

•    Football

•    Volleyball

•    Archery

•    Bicycle hire

•    Arts and crafts

•    Cinema

•    Farm visits

•    Historic building tour

•    Swimming pool

And with a 45 minute journey you can find:

•    Safari parks

•    Zoo

•    Boat trips

•    Bowling

•    Castle visits

•    City tours

•    Horse riding

•    Go karts

•    Paintball & Laser Tag

There are many places of historical interest close by, from the Roman city of Bath to Victorian engineering wonders of the SS Great Britain and the Bristol suspension bridge. Sevington Victorian School offers pupils the unique chance to experience school life in Victorian times!

Many schools use our accomodation centre for revision stays "cramming weeks" for which we are ideally suited. Our countryside location is great for taking away the distractions of home!

Can you provide information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

Stables:
At the Stables all of the rooms are en-suite with bunk beds sleeping 4-6 per room. Staff enjoy single or twin rooms (depending on availability) with private bathrooms. Groups of up to 100 can stay together at the stables.

Main House:
Rooms in the main house have shared bathroom facilities with segregated areas for boys and girls. Rooms sleep between 5 and 10 people in bunk beds

Ben lining is provided but please bring your own towel!

Are visitors allowed to take photos, video or audio, if appropriate?

Take all the photos you like!

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

We can provide fire and general risk assessments. We are happy for teachers to arrange a pre visit to carry out their own assessments.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Prices vary depending on your accommodation type and size of group, and start from as little as £27 per night fully catered! Discounts are available in off peak times (November to February).

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?

Rupert Tabley
rupert@classesabroad.com

01249 783 203

Please list facilities available?

• 2 Large dining rooms
• Snack shop
• Breakfast, lunch (packed if needed) and dinner included in the price
• Large multi-media room seating up to 100 with cinema, disco & presentation facilities
• Multiple classrooms seating on average 30 per room
• Teachers Lounge with Wi-Fi, TV & DVD
• Outside seating areas
• Over 5 acres of sports fields and park land to play in
• Swimming Pool (lifeguard can be provided)
• Indoor sports dome for rainy days

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

We have a member of staff on call 27/7 who is first aid qualified. We also offer a lifeguard for the swimming pool.

Are there disabled facilities?

We have 1 disabled room with disabled shower. 15 of the bedrooms and all the communal rooms are ground level and wheelchair accessible.

Do you have any testimonials from previous customers who have visited your Accommodation?

“We had nothing but positive reactions from students and parents alike after the trip, so everyone at school is very happy to make it a regular event. And we are similarly very happy to make Grittleton our base!”

Evan Clark

“We certainly have enjoyed the experience! We had a lot of positive feedback from the students as well as their parents. We, the teachers, also had a great time and were very happy with the great care we received from you during our stay. Therefore, we would very much like to go back to Grittleton next year!”

Berdien Rebel

“We would like to visit Grittleton house with 90 to 100 puipils for four days. This year’s programme and food were excellent so no changes needed.”

Rob Vreeken


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses Hostels Outdoor Residential Centres Residential Language Centres


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