Wiltshire is an ancient land, steeped in myth and legend, and there are plenty of things to do, thanks to an outstanding variety of attractions to visit. Discover iconic sites, unearth the secrets of the past at one of the many museums, explore stately homes and gardens and get close to members of the animal kingdom.
A visit to the National Trust village of Lacock is like a step back in time.
At the centre of a prehistoric complex in the Marlborough Downs stands Avebury, the largest stone circle in Europe.This circle features one of the most impressive henges in Britain, as well as the remains of a stone avenue. Originally erected about 4,500 years ago, many of the stones were re-erected in the 1930s by Alexander Keiller.
The flight of the 29 locks at Caen Hill were engineer John Rennie’s solution to climbing the very steep hill in Devizes.They were the last part of the 87-mile route of the Kennet and Avon Canal to be completed. Due to the steepness of the terrain, 16 of the locks utilise unusually large side ponds to store the water needed to operate.
Nourished by natural hot springs, Bath offers a unique experience with beautiful architecture, irresistible shopping and iconic attractions.