There are many wonderful attractions to visit locally such as:

Stonehenge,Avebury & Silbury hill Stonehenge is not the only ancient site in this area. Only 25 miles north of Stonehenge is the complex, argued to be the most impressive of all remaining prehistoric earthworks in Europe. Stonehenge Information.

The Wiltshire Heritage Museum in Devizes Its collecting area once covered the whole of the county, although this is now shared with neighbouring museums like the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum and the Alexander Keiller Museum at Avebury. Today the Museum is still collecting, and provides a valuable service in identifying and recording artefacts recovered both professionally and by members of the public interested in the increasingly popular subject of archaeology. Wiltshire heritage website

Longleat House & Safari Park The house is widely regarded as the best example of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain plus, as featured on the BBC's Animal Park. Get close to lions, tigers, and giraffe in the UK's first Safari Park. Longleat website.

Kennet & Avon canal The Kennet and Avon Canal, which runs from Bristol to Reading, took 16 years to construct. It was originally opened in 1810 and following successful fund raising, campaigning and volunteer-work were rewarded when H.M. the Queen reopened the canal in 1990. Kennet & Avon Canal information.

Bath Visit the world heritage city of Bath, you can walk right round the original Roman Baths, which are in an astonishingly good state of repair and are Britain's only hot springs. Bath city information.

Salisbury Visit the magnificent 13th century cathedral with Britain’s tallest spire. Situated in the largest medieval close in Britain. Salisbury information.


Websites for Devizes and neighbouring villages : Devizes, Easterton, West Lavington , Gt Cheverell, Erlestoke, Little Cheverell, Worton, Tilshead, Urchfont.