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Scale: It is 48 miles from Cricklade to Salisbury and 51 miles from Hungerford to Trowbridge.

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Attraction 1 - Stonehenge, Wiltshire. 2 miles west of Amesbury on the junction of A303 and A344/360. stonehenge.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459.
Attraction 3 - Avebury Manor & Garden, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1RF. Tel: 01672 539250.
Attraction 4 - Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury. Tel: 01722 555 124. Cathedral Shop Tel: 01722 555 171. salisburycathedral.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW. Tel: 01985 844400. longleat.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, Canal Centre, Couch Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB. Tel: +44 (0)1380 721279.

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Visitor attractions and information - Amesbury

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Attractions The "Amesbury Archer" - the richest Bronze Age burial site yet found in Britain was made at Amesbury in 2001. The remains of two men were accompanied by over 100 objects including arrowheads, copper knives and gold earrings.

Amesbury Archer

Attractions Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park, Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0EW. Tel: 0871 716 2609. Beautiful Farm Park and woodland. Approved breeding centre for British Farm animals in danger of extinction. About 2 miles east of Amesbury.

Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park

AttractionsStonehenge Golf Centre, Durrington Field, Larkhill, Salisbury, SP4 8PY Telephone: 01980 652300.

Stonehenge Golf Centre

Attractions Stonehenge. 2 miles west of Amesbury on the junction of A303 and A344/360. It has been estimated that the three phases of the construction required more than thirty million hours of labour. Speculation on the reason it was built range from human sacrifice to astronomy. stonehenge.co.uk. About 2 miles west of Amesbury.

Stonehenge

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Visitor attractions and information - Bradford on Avon

Attractions Wiltshire White Horses- The Westbury or Bratton white horse is the oldest of the Wiltshire horses. Standing as it does on Westbury Hill, it is well sited for visibility in the surrounding area. There is a car park and viewing area on the B3098 just east of Westbury, and a car park above the horse on Westbury Hill. About 7 miles south east of Bradford on Avon.

Wiltshire White Horses

Attractions Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY. Tel: 01249 782417. Circuit activities here at Castle Combe Circuit include Race Car Meetings, Motorcycle Race Meetings, both Motorbike and Car Track Days, and Driving Experiences, where you can feel the thrill of driving our race cars around a race circuit. About 9 miles north of Bradford on Avon.

Castle Combe

Attractions Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459. Medieval cloistered abbey converted into a fine country house. Newly-restored botanic gardens. Location for films, 'Harry Potter', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Moll Flanders' and 'Emma'. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles north east of Bradford on Avon.

Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum

Attractions Great Chalfield Manor, nr Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8NH. Tel: 01225 782239. 15th-century manor house and garden. Moat, gatehouse and great hall. National Trust. Charges apply. About 2 miles east of Bradford on Avon.

Great Chalfield Manor

Attractions The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, Canal Centre, Couch Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB. Tel: +44 (0)1380 721279. The Trust has been in existence for over 40 years. It was formed to restore the, then closed, Kennet & Avon Canal from Reading to Bristol as a "through" navigation and as a public amenity. www.katrust.org. West Wilts Branch.

Kennet & Avon Canal

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Visitor attractions and information - Chippenham

Attractions Horse Trials Office, Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton, Glos. GL9 1DF. Tel: 0870 2423438. The Badminton Horse Trials is a three-day event, and takes place in May each year in the park of Badminton House, the seat of the Dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire. The event started in 1949. www.badminton-horse.co.uk. About 8 miles north west of Chippenham.

Badminton Horse Trials

Attractions Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY. Tel: 01249 782417. Circuit activities here at Castle Combe Circuit include Race Car Meetings, Motorcycle Race Meetings, both Motorbike and Car Track Days, and Driving Experiences, where you can feel the thrill of driving our race cars around a race circuit. About 3 miles west of Chippenham.

Castle Combe

Attractions Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459. Medieval cloistered abbey converted into a fine country house. Newly-restored botanic gardens. Location for films, 'Harry Potter', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Moll Flanders' and 'Emma'. National Trust. Charges apply. About 2 miles south of Chippenham.

Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum

Attractions Yelde Hall Museum, Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HL. Tel: 01249 651 488. The Yelde Hall, a Grade 1 listed building, was originally the Town Hall. The local history museum for Chippenham and its locality. Industrial & agricultural history. Large collection of photographs. Location: In the centre of Chippenham.

Yelde Hall Museum

Attractions Great Chalfield Manor, nr Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8NH. Tel: 01225 782239. 15th-century manor house and garden. Moat, gatehouse and great hall. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles south of Chippenham.

Great Chalfield Manor

Chippenham hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Corsham

Attractions Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459. Medieval cloistered abbey converted into a fine country house. Newly-restored botanic gardens. Location for films, 'Harry Potter', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Moll Flanders' and 'Emma'. National Trust. Charges apply. About 3 miles east of Corsham.

Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum

Attractions Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY. Tel: 01249 782417. Circuit activities here at Castle Combe Circuit include Race Car Meetings, Motorcycle Race Meetings, both Motorbike and Car Track Days, and Driving Experiences, where you can feel the thrill of driving our race cars around a race circuit. About 3 miles north of Corsham.

Castle Combe

Attractions Yelde Hall Museum, Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HL. Tel: 01249 651 488. The Yelde Hall, a Grade 1 listed building, was originally the Town Hall. The local history museum for Chippenham and its locality. Industrial & agricultural history. Large collection of photographs. Location: About 3 miles east of Corsham in the centre of Chippenham.

Yelde Hall Museum

Attractions Great Chalfield Manor, nr Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8NH. Tel: 01225 782239. 15th-century manor house and garden. Moat, gatehouse and great hall. National Trust. Charges apply. About 4 miles south of Corsham.

Great Chalfield Manor

Corsham Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Cricklade

Attractions Cotswold Water Park Society, Keynes Country Park, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF. Tel: 01285 861459. With more than 140 lakes. 40 square miles of countryside. 74 fishing lakes. To the west of Cricklade.

Cotswold Water Park

Attractions Arlington Mill and Arlington Row cottages, Bibury. 17th Century Arlington Mill with working machinery, and Arlington Row of 17th century weavers' cottages. About 8 miles north of Cricklade.

Arlington Mill

Attractions Cricklade Museum, 16 Calcutt Street, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6BD. Tel: 01793 750686. The Museum comprises only the one gallery at ground floor level. It can therefore easily be accessed by wheelchair visitors. The history of Cricklade and its people. cricklademuseum.org. Location: In the centre of Cricklade.

Cricklade Museum

Attractions SWINDON & CRICKLADE RAILWAY, Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, SN25 2DA. Tel: 01793 771615 (weekends). Regular train rides on Sundays throughout the year and on many Public Holidays. The Swindon & Cricklade Railway also offers Driving Experiences for those who would like to take the controls of a steam or diesel locomotive. swindon-cricklade-railway.org. About 2 miles south of Cricklade.

Swindon & Cricklade Railway

Attractions Lydiard House, Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, SN5 3PA. Tel: 01793 770401. Small stately home where visitors tour the elegant ground floor apartments which are decorated with ornate plasterwork and original family furnishings and paintings. Gift shop, Adventure playground, Café, Visitors centre, Lake and woodland walks, Picnic area. About 6 miles south of Cricklade.

Lydiard House

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Visitor attractions and information - Devizes

Attractions Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459. Medieval cloistered abbey converted into a fine country house. Newly-restored botanic gardens. Location for films, 'Harry Potter', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Moll Flanders' and 'Emma'. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles north west of Devizes.

Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum

Attractions The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, Canal Centre, Couch Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB. Tel: +44 (0)1380 721279. The Trust has been in existence for over 40 years. It was formed to restore the, then closed, Kennet & Avon Canal from Reading to Bristol as a "through" navigation and as a public amenity. www.katrust.org. Devizes Branch.

Kennet & Avon Canal

Attractions Wiltshire Heritage Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1NS, UK. Tel: 01380 727369. Designated as one of the top 62 museums in the UK, due to the excellence of its Bronze Age collections, arguably the finest to be seen outside London. Galleries for Art, the Bronze Age, Folklore, Jewellery and Adornment. wiltshireheritage.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Devizes.

Wiltshire Heritage Museum

Avebury Manor

Attractions Avebury Manor & Garden, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1RF. Tel: 01672 539250. (Avebury Estate office). 16th-century manor house with lovely Edwardian garden. The manor house is occupied and furnished by private leaseholders, who open a part of it to visitors. Restricted viewing. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles north east of Devizes.

Avebury Manor

Attractions Alexander Keiller Museum inc. Barn Gallery, & Avebury stone circle. World-famous stone circle at the heart of a prehistoric landscape. World Heritage Site. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles north east of Devizes.

Alexander Keiller Museum

Devizes Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Malmesbury

Attractions Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QS. Tel: 01666 880 220. Westonbirt Arboretum is a wonderful world of trees. There are 18,000 of them from all over the world, planted from 1829 to the present day, producing 600 acres of beautifully landscaped Cotswold countryside. Location: About 5 miles west of Malmesbury.

Westonbirt

Attractions Horse Trials Office, Badminton Horse Trials, Badminton, Glos. GL9 1DF. Tel: 0870 2423438. The Badminton Horse Trials is a three-day event, and takes place in May each year in the park of Badminton House, the seat of the Dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire. The event started in 1949. www.badminton-horse.co.uk. About 8 miles west of Malmesbury.

Badminton Horse Trials

Attractions Chavenage House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8XP. Tel 01666 502329. "At Chavenage you can escape into the peaceful surroundings of a Cotswold manor, virtually unchanged for 400 years." Chavenage is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow grey Cotswold stone. www.chavenage.com. About 6 miles north of Malmesbury.

Chavenage House

Attractions Cotswold Water Park Society, Keynes Country Park, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF. Tel: 01285 861459. With more than 140 lakes. 40 square miles of countryside. 74 fishing lakes. To the north east of Malmesbury.

Cotswold Water Park

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Visitor attractions and information for Marlborough

Attractions Crofton Beam Engines, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3DW. Tel: 01672 870300. Situated in the Wiltshire countryside 6 miles from the market town of Marlborough, this Grade 1 listed building houses two magnificent Cornish beam engines. Built in 1807 to provide water to the summit of the Kennet and Avon Canal. croftonbeamengines.org. About 5 miles south east of Marlborough.

Crofton Beam Engines

Wilton Windmill

Attractions Wilton Windmill, Wilton, Wiltshire. The mill is the only working windmill in Wessex and was originally built in 1821 after the new Kennet and Avon canal had been built. The mill was restored to its former glory in 1976. Classic Car Day. Tel: 01672 870202 (Wilton Windmill Society). wiltonwindmill.co.uk. About 5 miles south east of Marlborough.

Wilton Windmill

Avebury Manor

Attractions Avebury Manor & Garden, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1RF. Tel: 01672 539250. (Avebury Estate office). 16th-century manor house with lovely Edwardian garden. The manor house is occupied and furnished by private leaseholders, who open a part of it to visitors. Restricted viewing. National Trust. Charges apply. About 5 miles west of Marlborough.

Avebury Manor

Attractions Alexander Keiller Museum inc. Barn Gallery, & Avebury stone circle. World-famous stone circle at the heart of a prehistoric landscape. World Heritage Site. National Trust. Charges apply. About 3 miles west of Marlborough.

Alexander Keiller Museum

Marlborough Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Melksham

Attractions Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY. Tel: 01249 782417. Circuit activities here at Castle Combe Circuit include Race Car Meetings, Motorcycle Race Meetings, both Motorbike and Car Track Days, and Driving Experiences, where you can feel the thrill of driving our race cars around a race circuit. About 9 miles north of Melksham.

Castle Combe

Attractions Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459. Medieval cloistered abbey converted into a fine country house. Newly-restored botanic gardens. Location for films, 'Harry Potter', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Moll Flanders' and 'Emma'. National Trust. Charges apply. About 3 miles north of Melksham.

Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum

Attractions Great Chalfield Manor, nr Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8NH. Tel: 01225 782239. 15th-century manor house and garden. Moat, gatehouse and great hall. National Trust. Charges apply. About 3 miles west of Melksham.

Great Chalfield Manor

Melksham Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Salisbury

Attractions Philipps House & Dinton Park, Dinton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP3 5HH. Tel: 01722 716663. Early 19th-century neo-Grecian house. Impressive collection of Regency furniture and furnishings. Variety of tranquil walks in recently restored parkland. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles west of Salisbury.

Philipps House

Attractions Stonehenge. 2 miles west of Amesbury on the junction of A303 and A344/360. It has been estimated that the three phases of the construction required more than thirty million hours of labour. Speculation on the reason it was built range from human sacrifice to astronomy. stonehenge.co.uk. About 8 miles north of Salisbury.

Stonehenge

Attractions Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury. Tel: 01722 555 124. Cathedral Shop Tel: 01722 555 171. Salisbury is unique amongst medieval English cathedrals, built within one century with no substantial later additions. Visited by over 500,000 people a year. Britain's tallest spire at 404 feet. Choose from a great range of easy to book, value for money inclusive day out packages. www.salisburycathedral.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Salisbury.

Salisbury Cathedral

Attractions Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EL. Tel: 01722 335659. 18th-century house in the Cathedral Close. Fine Georgian features: intricate plasterwork and a monumental oak staircase. Film location for 'Sense and Sensibility' (1995). National Trust. Charges apply. Location: In the centre of Salisbury.

Mompesson House

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Visitor attractions and information - Swindon

Attractions Cotswold Water Park Society, Keynes Country Park, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF. Tel: 01285 861459. With more than 140 lakes. 40 square miles of countryside. 74 fishing lakes. To the north west of Swindon.

Cotswold Water Park

Attractions SWINDON & CRICKLADE RAILWAY, Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, SN25 2DA. Tel: 01793 771615 (weekends). Regular train rides on Sundays throughout the year and on many Public Holidays. The Swindon & Cricklade Railway also offers Driving Experiences for those who would like to take the controls of a steam or diesel locomotive. swindon-cricklade-railway.org. About 2 miles north west of Swindon.

Swindon & Cricklade Railway

Attractions Lydiard House, Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, SN5 3PA. Tel: 01793 770401. Small stately home where visitors tour the elegant ground floor apartments which are decorated with ornate plasterwork and original family furnishings and paintings. Gift shop, Adventure playground, Café, Visitors centre, Lake and woodland walks, Picnic area. Location: On the outskirts of Swindon.

Lydiard House

Attractions Ashdown House, Lambourn, Newbury, Berkshire RG17 8RE. Tel: 01793 762209. 17th-century house. Includes an Iron Age hill fort where King Alfred is thought to have battled the Danes. Limited opening times. Visitor access in the house is to staircase (100 steps) and roof only. National Trust. Charges apply. About 6 miles east of Swindon.

Ashdown House

Attractions The internationally known Uffington White Horse can been seen for miles away. The figure has remained clear of turf throughout its long existence, except for being covered as a precaution, during the Second World War. Also an Iron Age hill fort named Uffington Castle. National Trust. About 8 miles east of Swindon.

Uffington White Horse

Avebury Manor

Attractions Avebury Manor & Garden, nr Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 1RF. Tel: 01672 539250. (Avebury Estate office). 16th-century manor house with lovely Edwardian garden. The manor house is occupied and furnished by private leaseholders, who open a part of it to visitors. Restricted viewing. National Trust. Charges apply. About 9 miles south of Swindon.

Avebury Manor

Attractions Alexander Keiller Museum inc. Barn Gallery, & Avebury stone circle. World-famous stone circle at the heart of a prehistoric landscape. World Heritage Site. National Trust. Charges apply. About 9 miles south of Swindon.

Alexander Keiller Museum

Swindon Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Trowbridge

Attractions Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NWTel: 01985 844400. The star of BBC’s hugely popular Animal Park series. Discover the magnificent animals which roam the first Safari Park outside Africa from the comfort of your own car - giraffes, zebras, lions and tigers. www.longleat.co.uk. About 8 miles south of Trowbridge.

Longleat

Attractions Wiltshire White Horses- The Westbury or Bratton white horse is the oldest of the Wiltshire horses. Standing as it does on Westbury Hill, it is well sited for visibility in the surrounding area. There is a car park and viewing area on the B3098 just east of Westbury, and a car park above the horse on Westbury Hill. About 4 miles south of Trowbridge.

Wiltshire White Horses

Attractions Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 7EY. Tel: 01249 782417. Circuit activities here at Castle Combe Circuit include Race Car Meetings, Motorcycle Race Meetings, both Motorbike and Car Track Days, and Driving Experiences, where you can feel the thrill of driving our race cars around a race circuit. About 9 miles north of Trowbridge.

Castle Combe

Attractions Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village, Lacock, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2LG. Tel: 01249 730459. Medieval cloistered abbey converted into a fine country house. Newly-restored botanic gardens. Location for films, 'Harry Potter', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Moll Flanders' and 'Emma'. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles north of Trowbridge.

Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum

Attractions Great Chalfield Manor, nr Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 8NH. Tel: 01225 782239. 15th-century manor house and garden. Moat, gatehouse and great hall. National Trust. Charges apply. About 2 miles north of Trowbridge.

Great Chalfield Manor

Attractions The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, Canal Centre, Couch Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB. Tel: +44 (0)1380 721279. The Trust has been in existence for over 40 years. It was formed to restore the, then closed, Kennet & Avon Canal from Reading to Bristol as a "through" navigation and as a public amenity. www.katrust.org. West Wilts Branch.

Kennet & Avon Canal

Trowbridge Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Warminster

Attractions Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NWTel: 01985 844400. The star of BBC’s hugely popular Animal Park series. Discover the magnificent animals which roam the first Safari Park outside Africa from the comfort of your own car - giraffes, zebras, lions and tigers. www.longleat.co.uk. About 3 miles west of Warminster.

Longleat

Attractions Philipps House & Dinton Park, Dinton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP3 5HH. Tel: 01722 716663. Early 19th-century neo-Grecian house. Impressive collection of Regency furniture and furnishings. Variety of tranquil walks in recently restored parkland. National Trust. Charges apply. About 12 miles south east of Warminster.

Philipps House

Attractions Wiltshire White Horses- The Westbury or Bratton white horse is the oldest of the Wiltshire horses. Standing as it does on Westbury Hill, it is well sited for visibility in the surrounding area. There is a car park and viewing area on the B3098 just east of Westbury, and a car park above the horse on Westbury Hill. About 5 miles north of Warminster.

Wiltshire White Horses

Attractions Warminster Dewey Museum, Warminster Library, Three Horseshoes Mall, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9BT. Tel: +44 (0) 1985 - 216022. Exhibition of the local history of Warminster and the surrounding district, including the Manley collection of fossils. Location: In the centre of Warminster.

Warminster Dewey Museum

Warminster Hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Wootton Bassett

Attractions Cotswold Water Park Society, Keynes Country Park, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF. Tel: 01285 861459. With more than 140 lakes. 40 square miles of countryside. 74 fishing lakes. To the north of Wootton Bassett.

Cotswold Water Park

Attractions SWINDON & CRICKLADE RAILWAY, Blunsdon Station, Tadpole Lane, Blunsdon, Swindon, SN25 2DA. Tel: 01793 771615 (weekends). Regular train rides on Sundays throughout the year and on many Public Holidays. The Swindon & Cricklade Railway also offers Driving Experiences for those who would like to take the controls of a steam or diesel locomotive. swindon-cricklade-railway.org. About 5 miles north of Wootton Bassett.

Swindon & Cricklade Railway

Attractions Lydiard House, Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, SN5 3PA. Tel: 01793 770401. Small stately home where visitors tour the elegant ground floor apartments which are decorated with ornate plasterwork and original family furnishings and paintings. Gift shop, Adventure playground, Café, Visitors centre, Lake and woodland walks, Picnic area. About 2 miles east of Wootton Bassett.

Lydiard House

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