Wiltshire Travel Guide

  • Salisbury Cathedral
    Salisbury Cathedral
    by Balam
  • Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England
    Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England
    by jumpingnorman
  • Stonehenge
    by mallyak

Wiltshire Highlights

  • Pro
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     Stonehenge 

  • Con
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     "White Horse" not mean a Scotch Whiskey! 

  • In a nutshell
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     A great County to visit 

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Salisbury

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Stonehenge

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Avebury

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Swindon

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Warminster

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Bradford on Avon

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Old Sarum

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Amesbury

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Malmesbury

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Wilton

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Marlborough

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2,4,8

Melksham

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0,0,5

Salisbury

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  • The Stonehenge Tour bus

    Salisbury Transportation

    If you wish to visit Stonehenge on your own without a guide or tour package, then this is one option to consider. Take the Southwest train from London Waterloo station to Salisbury (£ 44 return) that leaves at 8:20 am so that you'll arrive in Salisbury at about 9:50 am. Just outside the station, you should see on your left the brown double-decker...

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  • Cricket Field House Hotel

    Salisbury Hotels

    The virtue of major hotel chains is their conistency. If you travel in business this simplifies...

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  • Horse and Groom pub

    Salisbury Restaurants

    This pub can be found along the busy Wilton Road, there is outside seating in a little garden. Inside is log fires and wood beamed celings. The landlord has two cute dogs which walk around. The pub is situated just along from the law courts and has lots of events going on. i think it is on the site of an older building, but I cant be sure. The...

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Stonehenge

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  • Complimentary Audio Tour

    Stonehenge Things to Do

    As part of the entrance free you will receive the audio set which gives lots of info about the stone setting.It is worthwhile to take your time to listen to this while you are exploring the area.

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  • Coach Trips from Bath and London

    Stonehenge Transportation

    We went by car but if you don't have a car available it is very easy to book a day trip from London or Bath. The London trip usually includes a stop at Windsor and Bath or Stratford- upon - Avon.

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  • very poor communication towards the...

    Stonehenge Favorites

    just visit something else, a zoo or a theme park like Alton Towers. We really wanted to see it, being our first long visit outside London with a big family of 8 people.So we prepared from time and looked on the internet for opening times and news.Once we got there after a 2:30 hours ride with a rented car, we were told the site is closed... so...

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Avebury

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  • Inhale Avebury!

    Avebury Things to Do

    If you like the outdoors, rolling hills and natural beauty there are few places better than Avebury. Arguably more impressive (and interactive) than Stonehenge, as the National Trust websites states, "you can visit the stones 24 hours a day"!You can also visit the nearby Avebury Manor, museum and interesting Henge shop for naturalist trinketry and...

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  • Red Lion Inn

    Avebury Hotels

    Unless you are a keen researcher into the stone circle or you find yourself on late night druid...

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  • Avebury Manor

    Avebury Things to Do

    The manor dates back to the sixteenth century, but has changed over the years. The National Trust, which owns the manor, recently undertook a major project (which was the subject of a BBC TV programme: 'To the Manor Reborn') to restore the manor by recreating interiors from different points in its history. Instead of the usual 'look, don't touch'...

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Swindon

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  • From Railway works to Designer Shopping

    Swindon Shopping

    The Designer outlet Village has a great many outlet stores, selling items up to 50% less.For the less able, there is wheelchair hire, also a first aid point, play area for children, a food outlet.Coaches come from far and wide, and there is ample parking. (the downside to this is that there is a charge, and I feel if you are going to out of town...

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  • De Vere Swindon

    Swindon Hotels

    Very nice hotel situated on West Swindon, 10 minutes by taxi from Bus and train station. Very...

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  • Cupcake Passion

    Swindon Things to Do

    Childrens Cupcake Decorating Workshops. Kids of any age can decorate a cupcake, everything from butter icing to cakes and tools are provided, but you don't have to do the washing up! Cupcake Passion also sell ready made cakes, organise cupcake parties and sell cupcake towers for that special occasion with any amount of hand crafted cupcakes. If you...

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Warminster

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  • Longleat Safari Park

    Warminster Things to Do

    Longleat is a great day out for all the family. I went with my boyfriend about a week after my mum and nan went - me and my bf got round the whole park in plenty of time but mum & nan didn't but the good thing is, your ticket gets stamped once you visit an attraction so you can only do each thing once but if you don't get chance to do something you...

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  • Center Parcs

    Warminster Hotels

    Longleat Forest, Warminster, BA12 7PU, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Longleat Safari Park

    Warminster Things to Do

    Longleat is a great day out for all the family. I went with my boyfriend about a week after my mum and nan went - me and my bf got round the whole park in plenty of time but mum & nan didn't but the good thing is, your ticket gets stamped once you visit an attraction so you can only do each thing once but if you don't get chance to do something you...

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Bradford on Avon

  • The Ancient Bridge

    Bradford on Avon Things to Do

    The beautiful Town Bridge dates from the 13th Century and was widened in 1769. The large tower at the end was known as a 'blind house' and was to lock up for the drunk and disorderly in the 17th Century. The tower replaced a Medieval Chapel.

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  • Old Manor Hotel

    Bradford on Avon Hotels

    Trowle Common, Bradford-on-Avon, BA14 9BL, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Barton Grange Farm

    Bradford on Avon Things to Do

    Barton Grange Farm is a range of Medieval buildings which surround the 14th Century Tithe Barn. This was the Grange of the nuns of Shaftesbury Abbey who had been granted the manor of Bradford by King Ethelred in AD 1001.Near the entrance to Grange farm you will see the Ancient Packhorse bridge and a network of paths around the Barton Farm Country...

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Old Sarum

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  • Medieval Tournament

    Old Sarum Favorites

    Medieval tournament is a great event. People are placed on the hill and show is in front of you. Tournament is a series of battles with blunted weapons and object is the same as in real combat, to vanquish your opponent. It is not just a show but also way to learn how some weapon was used in the past and you can learn about advantages and...

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  • Walk on top

    Old Sarum Favorites

    Walking along the chalky paths of the ramparts, as well as on the hill outside, you get great views back towards Salisbury itself with the cathedral spire visible in most kinds of weather, and also views in most other directions. Sometimes you're amazed that the little planes from the local flying club don't hit you in the head you're that high up...

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  • Old Sarum inside

    Old Sarum Things to Do

    Inside the fortress, you reach the inner bailey with the remains of the old and new palaces respectively. There is not much left but it is all clearly labelled by English Heritage so you can read up on what you are looking at. As you cross the wooden bridge into the bailey, you need to pay an entrance fee at the English Heritage hut (where there is...

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Amesbury

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  • Chinese restaurant

    Amesbury Restaurants

    The restaurant was nicely decorated inside. We sat at a table set for 7.Service was good and the food arrived quickly.My one complaint was that the drinks- lemonade and ginger ale- had both been watered down with soda water, so were somewhat tasteless.The food was good and sufficient. I like the beef [name forgotten] which was crispy and sweet and...

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  • Travelodge Amesbury Stonehenge

    Amesbury Hotels

    A303 Eastbound Countess Servic, Amesbury, EN SP4

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

  • Woodhenge

    Amesbury Things to Do

    As I only past Woodhenge by bus, I have no photo, but this site, from 2300 B.C. or thereabouts, was in fact bigger and more important than nearby Stonehenge and is a part of the same World Heritage. The problem here is that much was built of wood as the name indicates, so it hasn't survived times as well. What you see today are concrete poles put...

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Malmesbury

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  • MALMESBURY ABBEY

    Malmesbury Things to Do

    Located in the centre of Malmesbury is "The Abbey."I really didn't know the Abbey was there, until I starting walking in the park and found the Abbey entrance gate, a very strong building!I walked in through, and there before me was this beautiful Abbey. The one I viewed was from 1180, but evidently a Monastery was on this actual site in 676!And so...

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  • Whatley Manor

    Malmesbury Hotels

    This old Manor has been revamped with an eclectic mix of Ethnic, Asian and English but some how it...

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  • THE OLD BELL HOTEL

    Malmesbury Things to Do

    The Old Bell Inn, is located opposite the entrance to the Malmesbury Abbey. Built in 1220 and reputed to be the oldest purpose built hotel in England, part's date back to the 13th Century (a window), which may have been part of the old castle. It is "pretty as picture" and now is an exclusive Hotel in Malmesbury.

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Wilton

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  • Outlet shopping

    Wilton Shopping

    Wilton's outlet village is a place to go to when you want bargain carpets, clothes, shoes, books, chocolate or just trinkets. My personal favourites are Cotton Traders with fantastically comfy, yet stylish leasure clothes and Edinburgh Woollen Mill which you will recognise by now if you've travelled around Britain, but which here has quite a big...

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  • Wilton House Gardens

    Wilton Things to Do

    The gardens are fantastic with their huge trees, flower beds and little interesting sights such as a rose garden and the Whispering seat. On a sunny day families pay the entrance just to the gardens and have picnic in the lawns. The third picture shows you the adventure playground's longest slide. It is easy to let your child play here almost as...

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  • By bus

    Wilton Transportation

    You don't have to go to Wilton by car as there are frequent buses from Salisbury bus station. Having said that, this is one place you might be excused for bringing a car as you might spend at the Wilton factory outlet and want to get your bargains home :))) But the buses really stop everywhere from Wilton House to the outlet and the town centre....

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Marlborough

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  • Worry not about your waistline !!!!

    Marlborough Restaurants

    I you happen to visit Savernake Forest, or are in the vicinity of Marlborough, then you must make a visit to the famous Polly's Tea RoomsFresh ground coffee smells, and the tempting homemade chocolates and cakes displayed, are sure to lure you into this haven. Cream teas are out of this world. England is noted for it's cream teas. Huge cream cakes...

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  • Castle And Ball

    Marlborough Hotels

    High Street Marlborough, Marlborough, SN9 1LZ, gb

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Ladies clothes

    Marlborough Shopping

    There are lots of small designer boutiques in Marlborough and I think it is the type of place where a 'Mother of the Bride' could easily buy an outfit! There are shops for younger buyers, but you need a bit of money! That special outfit Varies from shop to shop

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Top Wiltshire Hotels

Avebury Hotels
101 Reviews - 244 Photos
Salisbury Hotels
278 Reviews - 626 Photos
Swindon Hotels
24 Reviews - 28 Photos
Warminster Hotels
32 Reviews - 108 Photos
Wilton Hotels
7 Reviews - 18 Photos
Bradford on Avon Hotels
22 Reviews - 70 Photos
Malmesbury Hotels
8 Reviews - 16 Photos
Trowbridge Hotels
1 Hotel
Melksham Hotels
5 Hotels
Marlborough Hotels
2 Reviews - 4 Photos
Amesbury Hotels
5 Reviews - 13 Photos

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