Chippenham attractions

Chippenham attractions

ChippenhamFrom Chippenham you can explore the Cotswolds and the south/ southwest of England. Wiltshire borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Salisbury Plain is famous as the location of Stonehenge stone circle and other ancient landmarks such as the large henge and stone circles surrounding the village of Avebury. The city of Salisbury is notable for its cathedral and the county town is Trowbridge. Salisbury, in the south of the county is less than 30 miles from the south coast. Swindon, in the north of the county is easily accessed along the M4.

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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

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