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Devizes

Town

Wiltshire
SN10 1JG

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Devizes Market Square

Situated in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, Devizes is an historic market town with a colourful medieval past. The town enjoys a rich heritage of fine Georgian houses and a 19th century castle built on the site of a Norman stronghold.

Wadworth's celebrated brewery remains in its original town location and their brewer's dray drawn by mighty Shire Horses is a regular and much-loved sight on the streets. Tours of the brewery are offered and a visitor centre is also on site.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of events throughout the year, including the Devizes Festival of arts in June, Devizes International Street Festival in late August, Devizes Carnival in early September, the colourful Food and Drink Festival in July and the Christmas Festival featuring a parade of hundreds of lanterns, held on the last Friday of November.

One of the UK’s most iconic canals, the Kennet & Avon canal passes through Devizes and the famous flight of 29 locks are easily accessible on foot.

What's Nearby

  1. Wadworth Brewery

    Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre

    Family friendly, self guided Visitor Centre and interactive exhibition – Free entry
    On-site Sample...

    0.15 miles away
  2. The Kenavon Venture

    The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Devizes

    The Kennet and Avon Canal Trust has been in existence for more than 50 years.

    At Devizes we have...

    0.21 miles away
  3. Neolithic Axe Display

    Wiltshire Museum

    Discover gold from the time of Stonehenge, find out more about ancient Wiltshire, including the...

    0.22 miles away
  4. Devizes White Horse

    Devizes White Horse

    The newest of Wiltshire's White Horses, Devizes was cut in 1999 to mark the Millennium. It's...

    1.75 miles away
  1. The Old Mill Gallery

    The Old Mill Gallery

    As from 25 April the Gallery will be open daily from 10am - 5pm every day - 7 days a week serving...

    3.46 miles away
  2. Fired Thoughts

    Fired Thoughts

    A working Artists Studio and Gallery set in the heart of Wiltshire, specializing in contemporary...

    3.92 miles away
  3. Market Lavington Museum

    Market Lavington Museum

    All aspects of life in the village of Market Lavington up to the present day.

    4.63 miles away
  4. Attwell-Wilson Motor Museum Trust, Calne

    Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum

    Motor museum with vintage, post-vintage and classic cars, including American models. The Museum...

    4.95 miles away
  5. Bowood House and Gardens

    Bowood House and Gardens


    Bowood House and Gardens opens between April and November every year and is open 7 days a week...

    5.55 miles away
  6. Cherhill White Horse (C) Esther Reeve

    Cherhill White Horse

    The second oldest of Wiltshire's White Horses, situated on the edge of Cherhill Down, off the A4.

    5.64 miles away
  7. Calne Heritage Centre

    Calne Heritage Centre

    The Calne Heritage Centre tells the story of Calne and the surrounding areas.

    5.82 miles away
  8. Vintage Classics

    Vintage Classics

    Based in the beautiful county of Wiltshire, close to Bath, Bristol and the Cotswolds, Vintage...

    6.41 miles away
  9. Alton Barnes White Horse

    Alton Barnes White Horse

    The Alton Barnes horse was cut in 1812 by Robert Pile on his own land.

    6.67 miles away
  10. The Three Daggers Brewery

    The Three Daggers Brewery

    We started Brewing on 2nd April 2013 with our English custom built stainless steel oak clad brewery...

    6.8 miles away
  11. Lacock Abbey

    Lacock Abbey, Village and Fox Talbot Museum


    Lacock Abbey, located in the centre of the village was founded in the 13th century and dissolved...

    6.82 miles away
  12. West Kennett Long Barrow

    West Kennet Long Barrow

    Constructed around 3,400 BC West Kennet is one of the largest Neolithic chambers in Britain.

    The...

    7.3 miles away
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