In Christmas

Fisherton Mill
By Emma Kirkup

Stuck for ideas on what to get that special person in your life for Christmas? We’ve put together a list of some gift ideas that you might not find on the high street and will give them a little taster of Wiltshire…

Tour Wiltshire’s roads in a classic car

Take to the road in style in a Vintage Classic car from an Austin Healey or Jaguar. Vintage Classics have also teamed up with several near-by hotels to offer classic car breaks. Another option would be with Grays Retro Car Hire where you can select cars from the 60s through to 90s incluing a Porche 911 or a Ford Capri.

Sample the local beers

On a tour of Wadworth Brewery in Devizes. From Wadworth’s online shop you can order tour vouchers, selected Wadworth merchandise or even some of their famous 6X beer. You don’t just have to shop online either, pop into the Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre’s shop.

Pick up handmade craft items

From sculptures through to small craft items, Fisherton Mill, which has galleries in both Salisbury and Wilton has lots of unique pieces to suit a range of budgets. In both locations you can also see artists at work in their studios.

With paintings, photographs, crafts and an on-site coffee shop, St Peter’s Church on Marlborough’s High Street is worth a visit. The church is deconsecrated and now is home to the craft and coffee shops.

Feeling extreme?

How about taking to the skies with either a hot air balloon ride with take offs from the stunning Larmer Tree Gardens or a sky dive from Go Skydive near Salisbury? These will certainly be gifts that won’t be forgotten in a hurry!

Get close to nature

Foot Trails offer gift vouchers that you can put towards a walking holiday. In 2015 they are offering a new guided trail which includes Stonehenge, Stourhead and Bath as well as their selection of rural walks in Wiltshire’s countryside.


Vintage Classics
Vintage Classics

Explore the beautiful and picturesque west country at your own pace in a classic car from the 1960’s 70’s 80’s or 90’s. Your adventure starts behind the wheel of an iconic two seater sports car or a four seater saloon. Choose to start your tour in an E-Type Jaguar, Jaguar MKII (of Inspector Morse fame), MGC Roadster, Austin Healey 3000, Alfa Romeo Spider or GTV, Daimler Sovereign, Triumph Stag, Morris Minor Convertible, Audi ur quattro or Aston Martin DB7 Volante .

Grays Retro Car Hire Ltd
Classic Car Hire

Our aim is to provide a local Retro Car Rental Service in Wiltshire, Bath and the surrounding areas. Our service will provide the ClassiclRetro Car enthusiast a way of revisiting the driving experience and the nostalgia associated with it.

Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre
Wadworth Brewery

Family friendly, self guided Visitor Centre and interactive exhibition – Free entry On-site Sample bar with five cask ales on draught. 1/3 pint samples can be purchased. Traditional pub games are available to play in the bar.

Fisherton Mill - Gallery, Cafe and Artist Studios
Fisherton Mill

Explore a treasure trove of amazing artwork in the largest independent art gallery in the South West. Our relaxed and friendly café is a slice of foodie heaven in the heart of Salisbury.

Market Town
Marlborough (C) Marlborough Town Council

Looking to visit the amazing town of Marlborough?...If so, click here to get the latest Marlborough tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!

Aerosaurus Balloons
Aerosaurus Balloons Ltd - Group

Aerosaurus Balloons is a family-run company offering champagne hot air balloon flights throughout the South West of England. As the largest hot air balloon flight operator in the Westcountry, we have over 25 years’ experience.

Activity Centre
Come and Skydive with the Tandem Skydiving Professionals

GoSkydive is the UK’s leading tandem skydiving centre, solely focused on delivering tandem skydives.

Foot Trails
Walking Boots

Foot Trails award-winning walking trips with creature comforts give you peaceful time out. Indulge your senses in some of the best landscapes, local food and character of Wiltshire and south west England. Featured in The Guardian and Sunday Times.



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