Malmesbury attractions

Malmesbury attractions

MalmesburyFrom Malmesbury 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 Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QS. Tel: 01666 880 220. Westonbirt Arboretum is a wonderful world of trees. There are 18,000 of them from all over the world, planted from 1829 to the present day, producing 600 acres of beautifully landscaped Cotswold countryside. Location: About 5 miles west of Malmesbury.

Westonbirt

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 west of Malmesbury.

Badminton Horse Trials

Attractions Chavenage House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8XP. Tel 01666 502329. "At Chavenage you can escape into the peaceful surroundings of a Cotswold manor, virtually unchanged for 400 years." Chavenage is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow grey Cotswold stone. www.chavenage.com. About 6 miles north of Malmesbury.

Chavenage House

Attractions Cotswold Water Park Society, Keynes Country Park, Shorncote, Cirencester, GL7 6DF. Tel: 01285 861459. With more than 140 lakes. 40 square miles of countryside. 74 fishing lakes. To the north east of Malmesbury.

Cotswold Water Park

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Also see Malmesbury Malmesbury travel, Dorset attractions Somerset attractions Hampshire attractions Gloucestershire attractions Berkshire attractions. Also Cirencester hotels & Chippenham hotels.

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