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Stonehenge

Stonehenge

(Approx 15 miles)
A prehistoric monument erected between 3000BC and 1600BC. It is one of the most famous world heritage sites in the world. Stonehenge now has a transformed visitor experience, with a new world-class visitor centre, housing museum-quality permanent and temporary exhibitions.

http://www.stonehenge.co.uk
http://www.StonehengeTravel.co.uk
http://blog.stonehenge-stone-circle.co.uk

Old Wardour Castle

Old Wardour Castle

(Approx. 3 miles)
Now known as Old Wardour Castle, this beautifully cited castle is an imposing ruin which was partially destroyed in the civil war. It appeared in the 1991 Kevin Costner film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk

Stourhead Gardens

Stourhead Gardens

(Approx. 13 miles)
One of the world’s finest 18th-centry landscaped lake and gardens with delightful woodland walks.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Salisbury

Salisbury

(Approx. 15 miles)
The ancient town of Salisbury is well worth a visit for its medieval Cathedral, Iron Age forts, castle ruins and stately homes. The gothic Cathedral contains the world's oldest working clock (from AD 1386) and has one of the four surviving original copies of the Magna Carta.

http://www.visitwiltshire.co.uk
http://stonehengesalisburyguidedtours.com/

Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury

(Approx. 6 miles)
This Iron Age, hill top town is one of the oldest and highest towns in England and has stunning views over the Blackmore Vale. The main attraction in the town itself is Gold Hill, the steep cobbled street with thatched cottages of Hovis Bread fame.

http://www.shaftesburydorset.com

Wilton

Wilton

Wilton has a rich heritage dating back to the Anglo-Saxons. In the 9th Century it was known as the Capital of the Kingdom of Wessex. and is best known for Wilton House and the Italianate Church which was designed by the architect Thomas Henry Wyatt in the Romanesque style, with considerable Byzantine influences.

http://www.wiltonhouse.co.uk

Bath

Bath

(Approx. 30 miles)
The regency spa town of Bath, designated a world heritage site, has beautiful buildings and great shopping.

http://www.visitbath.co.uk
http://www.romanbaths.co.uk

Jurassic Coast

Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast of Dorset and Devon is 1 hr. 15 mins away

http://www.jurassiccoast.com

Activities

Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing

The Total Fly Fishing Co, can provide clients with single and double handed casting instruction on their platforms at Fonthill Lake. They can also arrange guided trout fishing on the wonderful southern England chalk streams or local trout lakes.

Pre booking is essential. Instructors, David Griffiths and James Mills are both qualified as Advanced Professional Game Angling Instructors in the salmon, trout and sea trout disciplines.

http://www.totalflyfishing.co.uk

Walking

Walking

There are a host of circular walks of varying distances both on the doorstep and further afield. From exploring tranquil parkland to taking in spectacular views from the chalk downlands, walking in woodland, stopping at country pubs, you can enjoy the varied and beautiful countryside which surrounds us.

http://www.ccwwdaonb.org.uk