Visit Wiltshire Blog


7 must-see Salisbury villages to check out

Although Salisbury is an amazing city with a fascinating history, there is lots to explore in the area nearby too. Take a look at some of the prettiest villages in the local area and take inspiration for some great days out.


12 picturesque places to visit in Wiltshire

We're lucky in Wiltshire to have so many picturesque places where you can explore in your own time. So narrowing it down to only 12 places in Wiltshire is hard! But here's some places where you can capture that 'instagrammable' moment!


Family Easter egg hunts in Wiltshire

Easter isn't complete without a competitive Easter egg hunt involving all the family. Across Wiltshire you will find family friendly events happening during the Easter break as well as some fantastic places where you can enjoy and Easter Egg Hunt. 

Salisbury Instameet (C) Brunton Media

A Salisbury Instameet in springtime

On Sunday 24 March, the Visit Salisbury team, along with Declan from Instagrammers Wiltshire (@Igerswiltshire on Instagram) hosted another Salisbury instameet, after the successful one held in the summer last year.

Silbury Hill

A Guest Blog from Pip Browning on Wiltshire's History

In this latest blog post Pip Browning from The Stables at Manor Farm reveals the moment she realised 'just what we have on our doorstep' in Wiltshire, and describes perfectly the history of Wiltshire and why you should visit today. 

Salisbury Cathedral

20 reasons to visit Salisbury

Whether your ideal break is calming, comforting, refreshing, or bursting with high adrenalin excitement, in Salisbury you can take things at your own pace. Meaning less racing against the clock and more timeless pleasures to enjoy. It’s the perfect city escape, and with countryside surrounding the medieval town you get the best of both. If this hasn’t tempted you yet, find out more with our list on 20 reasons why you should visit Salisbury.

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

A Spotlight On Hayley Mullaney at Cotswold Wildlife Park

Hayley's favourite part about the role is seeing all the wonderful animals every day and working with a  great team of keepers. The Park is a beautiful place to work and to see all the different species everyday, in such beautiful surroundings, is a joy.

An Instagram Takeover with Alex White

An Instagram Takeover with Alex White

Last weekend Alex White (@alexwhite_21) took over our Instagram account with his own personal account on how photography in Wiltshire has helped him get through some difficult times. 

An Instagram Takeover with Steph, Sev and Lily

An Instagram Takeover with Steph, Sev and Lily

On the first weekend of March we had another fantastic Instagram takeover with Steph, and her two spaniels, Sev & Lily. Steph runs a dog friendly lifestyle blog @spaniellife and living in Wiltshire enjoys exploring dog friendly places altogether. 

Snowdrops at Lacock Abbey (C) National Trust/Sonia Jones

48 hours in Wiltshire - Film & TV locations

Although 48 hours doesn’t seem like a long enough time to explore Wiltshire, we are going to be putting together some ideas in a series of blogs to show you the places you can discover over a weekend break. Plus, we’ll show you how you can make the most out your time and squeeze a lot in to your stay.

Easter at Longleat

Have an 'eggcellent' Easter in Wiltshire

With Easter being a bit later this year, there’s even more time to book a break to Wiltshire. There's plenty of family fun to be had, Easter egg hunts, delicious lunches and action-packed sporting events. Find out what you can get up to here.

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