Chelsea Leyland

Babington House

  • Where:
  • Why:Vacation
  • When:March 2013
  • Who:Me & one of my best mates that I grew up with.
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Babington House Play time.

Play time.

Babington House The lobby.

The lobby.

Babington House Our room.

Our room.

Babington House Gorgeous bathroom.

Gorgeous bathroom.

Babington House Freestanding bathtub.

Freestanding bathtub.

Babington House Fireplace in the bedroom.

Fireplace in the bedroom.

Babington House Weirdos...

Weirdos...

Babington House Stealable stuff in the bathroom.

Stealable stuff in the bathroom.

Babington House Boozie time.

Boozie time.

Babington House Arty farty touches.

Arty farty touches.

Babington House Cozy time fireplace in the bar zone.

Cozy time fireplace in the bar zone.

Babington House The restaurant.

The restaurant.

Babington House Relaxation heaven at one of the best spas in the world.

Relaxation heaven at one of the best spas in the world.

Babington House The pool, great for late night skinny dipping.

The pool, great for late night skinny dipping.

Babington House Downton Abbey vibes.

Downton Abbey vibes.

Babington House Country heavenliness.

Country heavenliness.

Babington House English countryside luxury in all its glory.

English countryside luxury in all its glory.

Highs & Lows

  • The grounds are breathtaking, in particular the lakes.

  • The spa and swimming pools were a dream.

  • Having a good old fashioned fireplace in your room.

  • The best granola I’ve yet to experience.

  • Breakfast should be included at that price.

  • Mini Bar could be turned up a notch.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Mini Bar

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 43/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury Guest House, part of the Soho House Members Club.

  • Vibe

    Traditional, Luxurious, Tranquil, British.

  • Location

    Feels like the middle of nowhere, but only a 2.5 hour drive from London.

  • Rooms

    10 rooms in the Main House but many other types of rooms in the Coach House, Lodge and Stable Blocks; 32 total.

  • Music

    No music as its in the beautiful countryside. I found this to be appropriate.

  • Year Opened

    1998

  • Designed By

    Ilse Crawford

  • Health & Wellness

    Yes. Two amazing pools and one breathtaking spa.

  • Restaurant

    Yes absolutely beautiful and typically British.

  • Bar

    Yes. The bar was traditional and incredible.

  • Children

    If I had them I would do one weekend with them and one without them.

  • Price

    Expensive luxury

  • Website

    Visit website

Babington House

Babington House

Frome BA11 3RW, UK

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