Stories & News

All the latest news and stories from Combe Grove.

Celebrating our Apprentices

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Last week, Apprenticeship providers and employers across the country celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2018. With talks, conferences, networking and fairs taking place, some of our apprentices headed off to showcase their experiences and encourage more young people to consider an apprenticeship. Personnel apprentice, Freya and her mentor Sue, attended the Bath College Future Apprenticeships and […]

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Gazing into the Night Sky

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Dartmoor skies is a South West charity founded by Rob and Bryony Tilsley, who visited Combe Grove to share their knowledge of the skies and inspire an interest in astronomy and science. The evening began with a presentation of the stars of the Spring night sky and very quickly moved outside into a very cold […]

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From Somerset to the Sahara Desert

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Local mother of three, Ash Sinfield joined us at Combe Grove this week to share her experience of an epic adventure completing the Marathon des Sables in 2016. Ash had never run a regular marathon before setting out on this challenge, let alone six, in six days. “The toughest foot race on earth”, the Marathon […]

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Combe Grove bring home Green Tourism Bronze

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A topic that is very close to our hearts at Combe Grove is the environment, which is why we are delighted to have been awarded a Bronze Award by Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme. Recognition from Green Tourism means that Combe Grove is working responsibly, ethically and sustainably, that we are contributing […]

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February Half-Term in Bath

  • February 10, 2018
  • until February 25, 2018
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Our top picks for an action-packed family break, come rain or shine there’s plenty to explore in Bath. Make February half-term an unforgettable one. Half-term trail: green hearts Prior Park are celebrating a love of nature this half-term. Head to the gardens designed by Capability Brown to hunt for natural hearts, experience wonderful views and […]

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Giving back this Christmas

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As we sit down with family and friends this Christmas, there will be some who don’t have anyone to celebrate with. They will be seeking refuge from the cold weather in a night shelter or homeless support centre. There are many people who volunteer their time during this season in an effort to make Christmas […]

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The Spirit of One

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Here at Combe Grove, our bar and restaurant team have been busy sourcing some new and exciting English gins. From Cornwall and Devon, to Hereford and London (and of course, Bath and Bristol) we have something for every gin lover, even a non-alcoholic option.  A supplier that we are very pleased to be supporting is One […]

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Model Craftsmanship

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This week we welcomed Timothy Richards of the Modern Souvenir Company to present a talk about his unique business and craft. Tim arrived with an abundance of magnificent models for us all to study and admire, including some particularly impressive representations of the Flatiron building of Manhattan and the Pantheon in Rome. The presentation took […]

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Get Christmas all wrapped up

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Throughout the Bath Christmas Market we are inviting all of our visitors to bring the gifts that they buy for loved ones to be wrapped beautifully by us in bright tissue paper and natural decorations, before they take them home. Across two weekends, our team of festive volunteers will help us provide this useful service, […]

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Bonfire Night in Bath

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We love fireworks night – the sky over Limpley Stoke will be illuminated with twinkling lights and we will be cosying up in the drawing room somewhere near the real log fire with something hot. You would be welcome to join us, or, choose one of the following  bonfires to huddle around, sparkler in hand […]

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