Thornbury is a small historic market town able to boast a tudor castle, the 16th centuy project of Edward Stafford; part of the castle is a smart hotel. Thornbury is situated with easy access to M4, M5, M32 and M48 motorways to Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Cheltenham. The local town a mile away provides a choice of eating and drinking facilities. The cottage is extremely well insulated, triple glazing and underfloor heating throughout. A ground source heat pump supports this eco friendly cottage.