Bath and Beyond
The historic Georgian city with Roman
offers a wealth of attractions for all visitors. The city centre can be
explored in an afternoon and contains a lovely selection of specialist shops,
restaurants and pubs. The historic Roman Baths offer an insight into the city
during the Roman occupation of Britain
and the Georgian Pump Room is well worth a visit. .
The cultural town of Corsham is located in Wiltshire and is famed for its historical buildings and traditional village style. The fact, that peacocks are roaming the streets freely distinguishes this civil parish town from others. It's locally sources limestone makes up many of the buildings in the town which are a mix of 16th, 17th and 18th century properties. Besides its fascinating architecture it offers far more such as the historic site of Corsham Court & Garden, the regular street markets, the Leisure Centre, the Pound Art Centre, etc.
Devizes, the charming historic town lies at the very heart of Wiltshire. Founded in Norman times at the boundaries of surrounding villages, the town grew up around a castle. The town is compact and easy to walk around. Some buildings survived the 16th Century. The town offers attractions such as its two museums, the landmark Wadworth's Brewery, the Caen Hill Locks and weekly markets. Devizes' surrounding countryside offers stately homes, picturesque villages, great pubs, attractive waterways and fantastic walking and cycling in stunning scenery.
Located in the north east corner of Wiltshire it is the archetypical English market town where coins were minted in Norman times, Tudor kings hunted for deer and where coaches heading west from London stopped to feed and water their horses. Nowadays, Marlborough offers plenty of accommodation, excellent shopping and many places to eat and things to do such as Wednesday's & Saturday's High Street markets. Moreover, it offers golf, a modern Leisure Centre with an excellent pool, shooting, getting airborne, horse riding, mountain boarding, fishing and beyond.
Melksham is on the banks of the River Avon and being just ten miles south of the M4 is a gateway to magnificent countryside and a perfect base for visiting nearby Lacock Abbey, Avebury Stones, its stately homes and gardens such as Bowood House and Chalfield Manor, or Longleat Safari Park. Near the town centre Conigre Mead is a three acre nature reserve with ponds, fauna & flora, visiting birds, fish, frogs and much more.
A beautiful hill top town, built in golden Cotswold stone, surrounded by the River Avon, and the skyline is dominated by the imposing Malmesbury Norman Abbey. The fine 15C Market Cross, the Old Courtroom, Almshouses, narrow medieval street & the town's museum are all easily accessible on foot from town centre. A varied range of events are hosted by town, from Farmer's Markets to the Summer Carnival.
If you prefer the countryside to a city then Warminster is the answer. This ancient town is a short distance of many scenic and historic attractions, whilst retaining the facilities of shopping and entertainment. There are many popular events in the town; these include a street fair, carnival, a half-marathon, a flower show and a bi-annual festival, as well as the usual fetes and attractions. Within a few minutes walk of the town centre there is a boating lake, putting green, hard tennis courts and a children's playing field.