Top 10 Free Attractions in Wiltshire
You don’t have to spend money to enjoy yourself in Wiltshire. We’ve got some great free attractions across the county including:
Under the care of English Heritage, Ludgershall Castle dates from 1103 and was designated a Royal Hunting Lodge. Today you can stroll around the ruins and from the Castle grounds you can enjoy splendid views of nearby Collingbourne Woods.
Avebury Stone Circle
Forming part of the World Heritage Site with Stonehenge, Avebury Stone Circle is open to the public all year round. Admission to the stones is free although parking charges apply.
Lydiard Park is a beautiful, historic park sitting on the outskirts of Swindon with children’s play area, extensive grounds and special events throughout the year.
Trowbridge Museum houses a rare and unusual collection relating to the West of England woollen cloth production including a Spinning Jenny. Look out for free exhibitions, events and activities throughout the year too.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Located in Swindon’s Old Town, the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery houses a remarkable art collection and has a reputation as one of the best of British 20th Century Art outside of London.
Fisherton Mill is a treasure trove of amazing artwork in an award-winning art gallery complex situated in a Victorian mill. On-site artists and designers can be visited in their studios.
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre
In the heart of Chippenham you’ll find Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre, an active and friendly community museum. Discover Chippenham’s amazing history and heritage on a visit to this museum.
Langford Lakes Nature Reserve
Nestled in the Wylye Valley between Salisbury and Warminster, Langford Lakes is an ideal place for bird watching. The four lakes provide a vital stopping off point for around 150 different bird species.
Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre
In the heart of Devizes lies Wadworth Brewery. Learn some of the basics of the brewing techniques that make up these famous beers on a trip to the Visitor Centre. (Tours of the brewery are available at an additional cost).
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Swindon
Situated in the unique Grade II Listed building of the former Great Western Railway works, McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Swindon has over 90 stores selling a range of high street and designer labels.
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