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Downside School Main Entrance
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Garden
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Shared Kitchen Facility
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Kitchen/Dining area
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Kitchen/Seating/TV area
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Main Entrance
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Main Entrance leading to First Floor
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Study Area
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Main Corridor linking two sides of the building
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Example Bedroom
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Shared Bathroom facility
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Example Bedroom with Bunk and Single bed
Downside School Weld Cafe - available by separate negotiation
Downside School Swimming Pool - available by separate negotiation
Downside School Theatre - available by separate negotiation
Downside School Cricket Pavilion and Grounds - available by separate negotiation
Downside School Sports Hall - available by separate negotiation
Downside School Squash Courts - available by separate negotiation
Downside School Whole Campus - available by separate negotiation during school holidays
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Garden
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Shared Kitchen Facility
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Kitchen/Dining area
Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse - Kitchen/Seating/TV area

Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse, Stratton on the Fosse, Bath, Somerset

Sleeps 8 - 39 16 Bedrooms 12 Dining

School campus bunkhouse near Wells sleeping 39 with option to hire the pool, sports facilities and a theatre, perfect for youth and family groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse, Stratton on the Fosse, Bath, Somerset, sleeps 8 - 39 in 16 bedrooms.

The Downside School Plunkett Bunkhouse was previously used as a school building and has been refurbished to accommodate visiting groups to the area or those who wish to rent group accommodation. Larger groups can take the whole, or for smaller groups it is possible to hire half the bunkhouse (School or Abbey Road side), at lower rates.

Surrounded by the glorious Somerset countryside, close to Downside Abbey and the School, this bunkhouse is in easy reach of Bath, Wells and the Mendip Hills.

The bunkhouse has been tastefully renovated with twin, triple and rooms with a mix of single beds and bunks and has separate "leader" accommodation. There are also study rooms, sitting rooms and a TV area within the main communal self-catering kitchen. All bathroom facilities are shared. The bunkhouse is available as a whole, or you are welcome to rent one side of the house or another. This is also perfect for groups who wish to separate younger/older children or by gender.

It is always a pleasure to welcome school groups, church groups, touring sports sides and those who just want a rest and recharge week away to enjoy the delightful countryside in Somerset. Local activities such as caving, climbing, diving, golf, sailing, and walking all take place within a few miles of the bunkhouse.

Catering by special arrangement. All bedding provided, guests should bring towels.

We can also help with facility hire at Downside School alongside your stay. Other facilities for hire include: basketball courts, cricket pitches, football pitches, hockey astro, netball courts, rugby pitches, sports hall, swimming pool, tennis courts, and a 400 seat theatre. Meeting rooms are also available. Please contact us at Downside School for more information.

Facilities

WiFi

WiFi is available.

Accessibility

The bunkhouse can be accessed via a gentle slope from the side road. We have ground floor bedrooms and bathroom facilities not far from the kitchen.

Dog Friendly

No pets - sorry.

Kitchen

A communal kitchen with hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and normal crockery/cutlery. A good space with a lovely outside terrace to enjoy.

Dining Room

Dining in the kitchen area (seats 12) and separate dining rooms (one on each side of the house) which can seat 8 in each. Dining on the terrace too!

Sitting Room

Sofas and a TV within the kitchen area provide the perfect area to relax. Separate sitting rooms too for quiet time!

TV and Music Facilities

There is a wall-mounted screen within the kitchen.

Games Room

There is no games room, but board games are available.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating.

Bedrooms

16 bedrooms offering single and bunk beds with separate leader accommodation.

Linen

All bed linen is provided. Please bring towels.

Bathrooms

There are shared bathroom facilities within the house. All showers - no baths.

Children's Facilities

The bunkhouse is suitable for children, however cots and high chairs can be provided by special arrangement.

Outdoor

The house has a large terrace and lawn outside the kitchen with tables/benches for outside dining. Other outdoor facilities available by arrangement.

Swimming Pool

Arrangements can be made by separate agreement for you to hire the School pool and lifeguards.

Parking

Free! There is parking on the road which is adjacent to the house or by agreement in the school grounds.

Smoking

No smoking please.

Booking Information

The entire bunkhouse can be booked accommodating 39. There are two sides to the bunkhouse and you are therefore welcome to book one side at a time which sleeps 19 or 20. A 25% deposit is required on booking, remainder due prior to arrival. Check out by 9am, check in after 2pm. Min stay 2 nights.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Plunkett Bunkhouse - School Side
Plunkett Bunkhouse - Abbey Road Side

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £3360
2 Night Weekend
From £960
3 Night Weekend
From £1440
Midweek per night
From £480

Location

Near Bath and the Mendip Hills. Close to Downside Abbey and historic Wells.

  • We are also fortunate to have a very good coach and bus station in Bath. Easy and frequent connections to London. There is also a bus stop outside of the bunkhouse with routes to Wells and Bath.
  • Bath Spa is the nearest train station, with direct trains from London Paddington taking just 1 hour 20 minutes. Taxis are available from the train station and take 25 minutes to get to the bunkhouse.
  • Radstock or Wells. The World Heritage City of Bath isn't far away either, if you are looking for something a little larger.
  • Chilcompton - where there is a Co-op. The closest supermarkets are in Midsomer Norton or Shepton Mallet. Wells has a lovely high street with the normal shops as well as good coffee shops and pubs.
  • In the villages of Stratton-on-the-Fosse and Chilcompton there are pubs. Would highly recommend a trip to the Holcombe Inn.
  • Bristol Airport is only 40 minutes away. Heathrow is a 2 hour drive, however the train from Heathrow comes to Bath Spa Train station which is only 25 minutes from the bunkhouse.

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