About The Old Bell Hotel


Considered to be England’s oldest oldest Hotel, located  in the historic, vibrant and charming Market Town of Malmesbury and steeped in rich history. Built to a Saxon road plan on the site of a 2,800 year old Iron Age hill fort, local places to discover include the 12th Century Abbey next door to the hotel, exhibits in the Athelstan Museum, the Market Cross dating back to 1490, the world famous Abbey House Gardens and more. Interesting old Malmesburians include the first king of all England, King Athelstan who reigned from 925 to 940, Eilmer the Flying Monk, Thomas Hobbes – considered the founder of modern political philosophy, William of Malmesbury the first English historian and Walter Powell MP who vanished at sea in a hot air balloon in 1881.

Venue Packages
Venue Facilities
Accommodation on Site
Children Welcome
Dogs Accommodated
Exclusive Hire
Garden or courtyard
Outside Area
Wedding Licence

The Old Bell Hotel details

Venue Category
Hotel, Meeting Rooms, Party Venues, Restaurant, Wedding Venues
Venue Style
Historic, Iconic, Light and Bright
Venue Type
Hotel, Restaurant
Venue Atmosphere
Creative, Glamorous, Intimate, Relaxed
Traditional Christmas
Venue Extras
Dance Floor, Late Licence

The Old Bell Hotel Also Offers

The Old Bell Hotel
Private Group Dining
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Event Party Venue

Location for The Old Bell Hotel

The Old Bell Hotel Abbey Row, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0BW

01666 822344


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