Manor House Hotel afternoon tea

It’s not long now until Afternoon Tea Week (the second week of August) and this got us thinking about this foodie treat. We’ve put together a list of top places you can enjoy afternoon tea in Wiltshire so whether you are a jam or cream first person, there are lots of places to indulge in Wiltshire…

Bridge Tea Rooms, Bradford on Avon

The Bridge Tea Rooms, Bradford on Avon

In the heart of Bradford on Avon, head to The Bridge Tea Rooms where you’ll find waitresses in traditional Victorian costumes, a variety of teas and fine bone china. The tea rooms have won multiple awards including the UK’s Top Tea Place by the UK Tea Guild.

Beatons Tea rooms

Beatons Tearooms, Tisbury

Inspired by the style and elegance of Cecil Beaton, Beatons Tea Rooms sit on Tisbury’s High Street. Choose from over 25 loose leaf teas, a variety of homemade cakes and browse the books for sale here too.

Bell Tower Tea Rooms, Salisbury

Overlooking Salisbury Cathedral, this Tea Room offers both indoor and outdoor seating during the summer months. Sample the high tea with cucumber sandwiches, homemade cakes and loose leaf teas with a view that’s pretty hard to beat!

Afternoon tea at Lucknam Park

Lucknam Park Hotel, Colerne

Indulge in afternoon tea in the beautiful Lucknam Park estate. Afternoon tea is served in the Library or Drawing Room which overlook the gardens. If the weather is fine then you can dine on the terrace. If you feel like treating yourself then why not upgrade your afternoon tea to include a glass of champagne?

Folly Row Café, Kington St Michael, nr Chippenham

An independent café, Folly Row offers cream teas and afternoon teas with homemade scones and locally made strawberry jam and a bottomless pot of tea. (Please note booking is required at least 48h in advance).

Milford Hall Hotel, Salisbury

Enjoy afternoon tea on the terrace at the Milford Hall Hotel with freshly baked scones, strawberry jam and Devonshire clotted cream. Gluten free and vegetarian afternoon tea options are also available.

Cream tea at Iford Manor

Iford Manor – the Peto Garden, nr Bradford on Avon

After a stroll around the stunning Italianate gardens of Iford Manor, why not rest up at the Housekeeper’s Tearoom (open weekends from 2.30pm April-September). The owner of Iford Manor is a tea importer so be sure to sample some of the best teas from across the globe along with homemade scones.

These are just some of the suggestions of places to enjoy this English tradition. Please share your favourites with our readers by commenting below and find out more about places to eat and drink here.




  1. Liz
    I think this is a great idea especially when you new to the area and not sure what around

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