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About Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a beautiful County situated in the South-Western parts of England, with much of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Trowbridge is the vibrant, industrial and commercial county town. Salisbury is a stunning medieval city with the beautiful Salisbury Cathedral boasting the highest spire in England. Boating along the famous Kennet and Avon Canal is a popular and relaxing pastime. Wiltshire has a multitude of exciting attractions including, the worldwide famous ancient monument 'Stonehenge' symbolizing mystery, power and endurance. Other local places of interest are Swindon, the biggest town in the county, Chippenham, and the quaint old town of Devizes.
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See below for all the best towns & attractions in Wiltshire, or see a selection of our Wiltshire photographs on our picture tour of Wiltshire..

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Chilton Foliat, Wiltshire

Chilton Foliat

A fine example of a typical English country village beside the River Kennet in Wiltshire..

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Swindon Borough Council direction sign at Ladysmith Crossroads, Chiseldon, Wiltshire

Chiseldon

This is an attractive large village lying to the edge of the Marlborough Downs, its inclusion in the Doomsday Book indicates at that time it was a village of some importance...

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Downton Cuckoo Fair - Cuckoo Princess

Downton

It is one of Wiltshire's loveliest villages, with the River Avon forming a division between the ancient village and the new...

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Fovant Badges, Wiltshire

Fovant

Fovant is most noted for its dramatic hillside where huge regimental badges are carved into the chalk downs and clearly seen from the road...

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Lacock, Wiltshire

Lacock

Gatherings of graceful medieval houses line the streets of Lacock..

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Victorian Clock Tower

Salisbury

The soaring grace of Salisbury Cathedral's slender spire rises majestically over the town. Higher than any other in the land, at 404 feet, the spire can be seen against the.....

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Stourton Church, Stourton, Wiltshire

Stourton

Stourton is noted for the church dedicated to St. Peter where you can see many memorials to the famous Hoare banking family and for the house which was the families ancestral home...

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The Parish Church of Warminster, Wiltshire

Warminster

This is a former wool and corn town with a fascinating history stretching back to Saxon times. It sits comfortably beneath the chalk downland of the Salisbury Plain at the head of the beautiful Wyle Valley...

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St Mary and St Nicholas Church, Wilton, Wiltshire, England

Wilton

Wilton was once a county town, it has also been a bishopric, a Royal residence and is one of the oldest boroughs in England...

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Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House Gardens

William Stumpe, the wealthy merchant responsible for giving Malmesbury Abbey back to the town following the Dissolution was also.....

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Avebury Stone Circle

Avebury Ring

This is the largest and one of the most spectacular stone circles in the world, it certainly eclipses Stonehenge, for not only is.....

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Evening on the Avon

Barton Farm Country Park

OS Grid Reference: ST815601 Located in the wooded valley near the river Avon, this popular attraction includes the wonderful.....

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Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey

Lacock is one of the most beautiful villages in England, with houses dating from the 15th-century to the 18th-century. At the.....

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The front of the house.

Longleat House & Safari Park

On entering the great grounds of Longleat House through the entrance known as "Heaven's Gate" visitors are immediately struck by.....

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Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury Abbey is built on the site of a former Saxon monastery of AD700, by the 12th-century it was an important Benedictine.....

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Silbury Hill, Wiltshire

Silbury Hill

There are many fanciful theories about Silbury Hill, the massive conical hill described as the highest artificial mound in.....

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Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Stonehenge

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Chocolate Box cottages at Stourhead

Stourhead

Designed by Henry Hoare II, Stourhead is one of England's most picturesque landscape gardens with classic temples and palladian.....

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