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What's Nearby?

These attractions can all be found less than 10 miles away from Marlborough. 

OS Explorer Map 157 is the only map you'll need for to help you explore further. Connecting Wiltshire can help to plan travel options, including public transport.

Savernake Forest

Savernake Forest
William the Conqueror made Savernake a Royal Forest and it still stands today, although reduced in size. It is right on the edge of town and is a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI). One of the country's oldest trees, the Big Belly Oak, can be seen beside the A346

Picnic & barbecue areas available at Postern Hill

1 mile from Marlborough

West Woods

West Woods
The woodland becomes very popular in late spring due to the fantastic displays of bluebells which carpet the forest floor in certain areas

You can walk from Marlborough along the ancient Wansdyke Path

4 miles from Marlborough

West Kennet

West Kennet
One of the largest and most accessible Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain, this long barrow dates from 3650BC, and is close to Silbury Hill and part of the Avebury World Heritage Site

6.3 miles from Marlborough

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill
The largest artificial mound in Europe, believed to date from around 2400 BC

Close to West Kennet Long Barrow and part of the Avebury World Heritage Site

6.3 miles from Marlborough

Avebury

Avebury
Ancient stone circle, museum and manor house at the heart of this World Heritage Site

Download a walk taking in Avebury, West Kennet Long Barrow and Silbury Hill

6.8 miles from Marlborough

Crofton Beam Engines

Crofton Beam Engines
The oldest working steam engines in the world still performing the job they were built to do

Close to Wilton Windmill

9 miles from Marlborough

Wilton Windmill

Wilton Windmill
The only operating windmill in Wessex

Close to Crofton Beam Engines

9.3 miles from Marlborough

Cherhill Down

Cherhill Down
Calstone & Cherhill Downs, Oldbury Fort and Lansdowne Monument

From the road you see the white horse and monument - but it is worth a climb to discover Oldbury Iron Age hill fort and some stunning views

Just under 10 miles from Marlborough

See also: Within an hour      Events, festivals & concerts       VisitWiltshire       Discover The Great West Way

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