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Brixton Deverill, Wiltshire

Thinking of planning your next escape but not sure where to go? Let us give you some ideas on why you should book your trip to Wiltshire this March…

1. Find some treasures

Wilton House will be holding its 40th annual Antiques Fair between 3-5 March. Browse stalls from over 45 exhibitors in the stunning surroundings of this grand stately home.

2. Catch the story of the National Trust at Mompesson House

Mompesson House’s annual exhibition ‘New beginnings: The story of the National Trust at Mompesson House’ opens on 11 March. The exhibition will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Trust redecorating, furnishing and opening the house to the general public. Why not follow your visit off with some tasty homemade cake in the tearoom too?

3. Learn cookery skills from a MasterChef finalist

2016 MasterChef finalist, Juanita will be on hand at Vaughan’s Cookery School on 18 March to share her passion about local produce at this culinary masterclass.

Daffodils at Stourhead

4. Spot spring flowers in our timeless landscape

The spring flowers will be emerging during March. Popular places to enjoy seeing them include the ever-beautiful Stourhead gardens and the grounds of Lacock Abbey.

5. Hear adventures from best-selling author, Levison Wood

If you enjoyed watching ‘Walking the Americas’ on Channel 4 recently then you’ll be in for a treat when Levison Wood comes to Salisbury’s City Hall on 22 March.

6. Take a guided tour of Salisbury Plain

Don’t know much about this Wiltshire wilderness? Book onto a tour with Salisbury Plain Safaris and enjoy a themed trip with topics including nature and history, or simply enjoy some off-roading.

7. Improve your map reading skills

Newly opened Downland Walking are on hand to offer both guided walking trips and map-reading workshops in and around Salisbury and Amesbury.

Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum

8. Discover a world of cars in Calne

Make a trip to the Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum in Calne. Exhibits are from the 1920s onwards. Why not stay in the newly-opened Heritage B&B or the recently refurbished Lansdowne Hotel in the heart of Calne.

9. Embark on a Library tour at Salisbury Cathedral

Book onto a tour of Salisbury Cathedral’s 15th century library and get close up with books dating as far back as the 9th century. Have a read of Emma’s blog on the tour. Wednesday 15 March is the next tour date.

10. Book a spring break before the crowds

Why not get away before the Easter holidays? Choose from a wide range of places to stay including cosy self-catering cottages through to luxury Bed and Breakfasts. Don’t forget to check out our special offers too for last minute deals.




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