Stories & News

All the latest news and stories from Combe Grove.

Apprenticeships Open Day

Thursday 27th July 2-5pm In March, the Elmhurst Foundation became the new guardians of Combe Grove and as a charitable organisation, our first objective is to create high quality apprenticeships. Our enhanced apprenticeships will include opportunities to engage with the local community, broaden your work experience, extend your learning with additional qualifications & courses, and a […]

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Flower Power

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Summer is in full swing here on Brassknocker Hill. We have been lucky enough to have lots of good weather with (hopefully) more to come, so if you’re visiting we highly recommend a stroll around the grounds, where you may spot a few colourful new additions… Our gardener Ash has been very busy with trowel […]

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Modern Souvenir at Combe Grove

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You may have spotted a special guest who came to stay at Combe Grove as part of her 200th anniversary celebration. The gilded bust of Jane Austen, who resided in the lounge last month, has now departed for the Guildhall where she will attend a ball in her honour. In her place, stand five beautiful […]

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Summer photoshoot

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We’ve been enjoying some fabulous weather recently, so it seemed like the perfect time to take advantage of the sunshine and get outdoors with a camera. We invited local photography students Elle Bracher and Alena Nicholson to join us and were really impressed by their energy & creativity – they didn’t really need us at […]

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Freshwater swimming: Our top outdoor spots

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Our outdoor swimming pool at Combe Grove is a great place to kick back and relax in the British sunshine, and if the weather’s bad, you can always rely on our indoor swimming pool with its expansive view. However, if you fancy something a little fresher this summer, there are plenty of wild swimming hotspots […]

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A New Wellness Suite at Thermae Bath Spa

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Since Roman times, Bath has been known for its healing waters and the famous Thermae Bath Spa, a must-see for visitors and a favourite with locals too. In the heart of the city, the Thermae Spa benefits from Britain’s only naturally warm, mineral rich waters, and is the ultimate experience for those looking to relax […]

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Summertime in Bath

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Summer is on its way to Combe Grove and wild flowers are springing up all over the estate. Bath & North East Somerset are truly beautiful in any season and we highly encourage our visitors to get outside to explore in the fresh air. So, we have put together some of our favourite ways to […]

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New food photography

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We have been busy updating our website with new food photography and for our most recent photoshoot, we worked with budding food photographer Megan Hallett. Megan is a third-year photography student at Bath Spa, and has already built a strong portfolio of delicious looking food on her website – warning, don’t look at this if […]

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Juice on a mission

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We are really excited to introduce you to our newest local supplier – mission juice. This is a new Bath-based company, which is leading the fight against sugary drinks with a range of three cold pressed juices that are 80% vegetable, and 20% fruit. The juices steer clear of corner-cutting purées, pulps or additives, using […]

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Bath College Apprenticeships and Jobs Fair

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At Combe Grove, we are taking the first steps on our journey to becoming a centre for work-based learning excellence, starting with the development of a broad range of apprenticeships. This week we headed down to the Guildhall for the Bath College Apprenticeships and Jobs Fair, to meet some of Bath’s future apprentices for the […]

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