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Explore a little further

These attractions can all be found within approximately an hour's drive from Marlborough. 

Connecting Wiltshire can help to plan travel options, including public transport.

Kennet & Avon Canal

Kennet & Avon Canal
The Kennet & Avon runs from Bristol to Reading with many attractions and opportunities for boat trips along its length. You can access the canal at Pewsey Wharf (6.5 miles), Hungerford Wharf (10 miles) and Devizes Wharf (15 miles)

Be sure not to miss the spectacular flight of 29 locks at Caen Hill (pictured, 20 miles from Marlborough)

Bowood

Bowood
Bowood House, Gardens and Adventure Playground

16 miles from Marlborough

Hill figures

Hill figures
There's a White Horse hill figure in Marlborough: discover more (or all!) of Wiltshire's White Horses

Take the White Horse Trail

The oldest (perhaps 3,000 years old) is just outside the county at Uffington in Oxfordshire - 21 miles

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors
The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a paradise for those looking for wide open spaces

Explore Forests, Downlands and Nature Reserves

OS Explorer Map 157 has it all covered

Roves Farm Visitor Centre

Roves Farm Visitor Centre
A day out on the farm - fun for all the family

18 miles from Marlborough

Villages, towns and cities

Villages, towns and cities
Villages: picture-perfect Lacock and Castle Combe have been used as locations for many films and TV shows

Towns: Devizes is on the Kennet & Avon Canal with many attractions including the chance to take a tour of a brewery. Bradford-on-Avon is a honeyed riverside gem while Malmesbury and its Abbey were home to the first king of England - King Athelstan the Glorious

Cities: Bath, Oxford and Salisbury are all within reach for wonderful days out

Click the picture to explore the Great West Way

Railway Attractions

Railway Attractions
Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway -14 miles

Swindon Railway Village - 14 miles

Take a ride on a steam train at Swindon & Cricklade Railway standard gauge heritage railway - 18 miles

Wildlife Attractions

Wildlife Attractions
The Living Rainforest - 27 miles

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens - 30 miles

Longleat Safari Park & House - 35 miles

Heritage Attractions

Heritage Attractions
From the mystery of Stonehenge to manor houses such as Great Chalfield to the splendour of great country house estates such as Wilton House and Stourhead, history is all around us

There are many beautiful old houses, gardens and landscapes to explore in the South West - see National Trust and English Heritage for our local treasures

Visit Wiltshire

Visit Wiltshire
The offical Wiltshire tourist information site

Great West Way

Great West Way
With 125 miles to explore it's worth taking the slow route between Bristol and London

Cycle routes

Cycle routes
Connecting Wiltshire has some useful cycle maps

See also: Nearby attractions     Events, festivals & concerts       VisitWiltshire       Discover The Great West Way

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