Devizes attractions

Devizes attractions

DevizesFrom Devizes 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 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

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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

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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

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