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Fri 6 Sep - Sun 8 Sep 2019

Blunsdon House Hotel

The Ridge, Blunsdon, Swindon SN26 7AS

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The Hotel

Blunsdon House Hotel is a four-star hotel in the county of Wiltshire. The Clifford family have owned the hotel since it first opened as a bed and breakfast in 1957.

Their wish is to give satisfaction to everyone. This outlook has permeated through to their staff, some of whom have been with them since they first opened.

The Hotel boasts 116 four-star en-suite bedrooms individually decorated and tastefully furnished. Each bedroom is equipped with tea/coffee making facilities.

There is a heated indoor swimming pool, a steam room, a sauna, two gyms, sunbeds plus a one mile woodland walk to enjoy.


Indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and tea/coffee available in bedrooms and on tap in the venue.


There are no rooms without a single supplement, there are 20 rooms with a single supplement of £40, after this the supplement will increase slightly.


Host to be announced

Just Duplicate Bridge

This break is designed for those who just want to play friendly duplicate. There will be six bridge sessions, no seminars, tuition or quizzes, no masterpoints and no prizes. 

This is the format for all just duplicate events and rarely varies. All parts of the programme are optional.

15:00 Mr Bridge Welcome Desk open
Tea or coffee on arrival
17:45 to 18:30 Welcome drinks reception
18:30 to 20:00 DINNER
20:15 Bridge Session 1
08:00 to 09:30 BREAKFAST
10:00 to 12:30 Bridge Session 2
(tea & coffee at 11:00)
12:30 to 13:30 COLD BUFFET LUNCH
14:00 to 16:45 Bridge Session 3
18:15 to 20:00 DINNER
20:15 Bridge Session 4
08:00 to 09:30 BREAKFAST
10:00 to 12:30 Bridge Session 5
(tea & coffee at 11:00)
12:30 to 14:00 COLD BUFFET LUNCH
14:00 to 15:45 Bridge Session 6

Other Information

One, Two, Three or Four Players

Whatever the game we will be able to accommodate you - finding partners or team-mates whenever necessary.

Non-Bridge Activities [Walking & Outings]

Do remember this is your break - you are free to roam the countryside, or visit one of the many local attractions in the area. Or of course you can simply take a break - watch some sport or lie down for a siesta or visit villages and towns for some shopping!

Checking Out (1100 on day of departure)

The hotel would like clients to check out before 11am on the day of departure. Therefore we advise that you check out after breakfast - bags can be stored for the rest of the day.


For those wishing to give gratuities to the staff - we do make available a collection bag on the day of departure - contributions are strictly optional and we hand this bag over to the staff at the end of the event.