Wiltshire

Wiltshire Chase

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Overview

From Swindon head for the history of Marlborough before arriving at Avebury. Head to Calne and enjoy Bowood House. Pause at Chippenham before spending some time in Malmesbury, to finally arrive at Royal Wootton Bassett.

Swindon

Spend some time shopping in this former market town before seeing the sights. Explore Lydiard House and Park, the history of the Great Western Railway at the STEAM Museum, the Museum of Computing or take in the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.

Marlborough

Marlborough on the River Kennet has a cosmopolitan buzz that welcomes visitors to numerous festivals and events throughout the year. Old buildings line the high street which is home to The Merchant’s House. Discover Merlin Mound within the ground of Marlborough College – burial place of the wizard Merlin?

Avebury

The village is one of the country’s great prehistoric sites and home to a Neolithic henge containing three stones circles including the world’s largest stone circle. Take the time to visit both the Alexander Keiller Museum – including the Stables Gallery and Barn Gallery, and Avebury Manor.

Calne

On the edge of the North Wessex Downs, Calne enjoys an historic past, brought to life in the Historic Quarter. Close by you can visit Bowood Estate, home to Bowood House where you can tour the rooms and outside discover the gardens and Capability Brown landscape.

Chippenham

The historic market town of Chippenham sits on the bank of the River Avon and is home to a lively scene, regular markets and events. Explore the Wiltshire & Swindon Heritage Centre, the Chippenham Museum & Heritage Centre or relax in the peaceful John Coles park with its flowerbeds and bandstand.

Malmesbury

Visit the 12th century Malmesbury Abbey and the Abbey House Gardens where the gardens, home to over 1,000 years of history cross the River Avon provide a colourful display. Visit Market Cross, the tomb of King Athelstan at the Norman Abbey and the Athelstan Museum.

Royal Wootton Bassett

The former Saxon enclave is a great place to explore the surrounding countryside. Discover the Georgian architecture, 18th century Town Hall and Wootton Bassett Museum. Explore Jubilee Lake and Templars Fir. Nearby at Broad Town you can find the White Horse carved into the hillside.

Overview

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Swindon

2
12.2 miles

Marlborough

3
8.2 miles

Avebury

4
7.8 miles

Calne

5
6.3 miles

Chippenham

6
10.1 miles

Malmesbury

7
13.6 miles

Royal Wootton Bassett

What to see and do…

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Stonehenge

Near Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE

Travelodge Devizes

Travelodge, London Road, Devizes, Wiltshire

About the Wiltshire Chase Trail

Distance:58 miles
Cities / Towns:7
Number Of Businesses:2

From vibrant Swindon head south towards the atmospheric town and old buildings of Marlborough set on the River Kennet. Head west to the ancient Neolithic site of Avebury with its circular stones before winding on to Calne to explore the house and gardens at Bowood House. Make for historic Chippenham set on the banks of the River Avon. Enjoy the abbey at Malmesbury before arriving at Royal Wootton Bassett.

Glorious Gardens

Wiltshire is home to some fantastic gardens – explore the Bowood Estate with formal gardens and Capability Brown landscape, or maybe the thousands of bulbs and flowers of Abbey House Gardens alongside Malmesbury Abbey.

Stone Circles

The Wiltshire landscape is studded with ancient monuments and settlements – at Avebury you find the world’s largest stone circle and can enjoy the museum exhibits.

Swanky Swindon

A vibrant town where you can enjoy a great shopping experience, take in a performance and explore the Museum of Computing, the former market town of Swindon has something to cater for most tastes.

Also Nearby

Stonehenge

Near Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE

Travelodge Devizes

Travelodge, London Road, Devizes, Wiltshire