The historic market town of Devizes offers a colourful Medieval past with a wealth of history and architectural heritage, along with traditional independent shops and a great sense of community. Plan your visit to Devizes this season and fill your trip with plenty of things to do…

Devizes Outdoor Celebratory Arts

DOCA is the town’s leading events programme, creating some of the region’s most spectacular events and festivals. Bring the local community and visitors together, make sure to plan your visit around one the many iconic events happening throughout the year. From Street Festivals and Picnics in the Park to Lantern Parades and Confetti Battles, there is plenty for everyone to look forward to!

Wiltshire Museum Devizes

Wiltshire Museum

Wiltshire Museum is home to the best Bronze Age archaeology collection in Britain. Here you can also find gold from the time of Stonehenge, as well as an outstanding display of Wiltshire artefacts over the last 6,000 years. Their dedicated galleries on Prehistoric Wiltshire, tell the story of the people who built and used the world-renowned monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury. Late periods including the Iron Age, Romans and Saxons are also featured, together with the story of Devizes.

Vaughan’s Cookery School

If you are looking for a unique activity when visiting Devizes, join in on one of Vaughan’s Cookery courses. Covering a variety of topics and working with a range of food types, experience a hands on and inspirational session when it comes to fun and nutritious meals.

Wadworth Brewery

Located in the heart of Devizes is Wadworth Brewery, an award-winning Brewery Tap and Shop, also home to the famous Wiltshire Shires! As much part of the heritage as the real ales, the Shire horses can be seen out on delivery throughout the town, doing their rounds to the local pubs.

Please Note: Since leaving Northgate and moving into Folly Road Brewhouse in September 2023, Wadworth Brewery will be closing on 30th March. A new Brewery shop is in development and will open summer 2024. For further details, see here.

Sleight Valley Golf Driving Range

Located on the outskirts of Devizes is Sleight Valley Golf Driving Range, a family run facility offering an exciting atmosphere for all families. The driving range is a 12 bay, floodlit site with a 300-yard outfield, allowing players to practice under all weather conditions.

Caen Hill Lock Sunset

The Kennet and Avon Canal

Devizes sits nicely along the Kennet and Avon Canal, one of the most famous waterways in the country. Not only this, but Devizes is also home to one of the most iconic landmarks along Canal, the Caen Hill Locks. Stretching over 2 miles, these 29 locks showcase a true triumph of Georgian engineering! Not only a breath-taking sight, but an experience to walk alongside. Or you can brave the locks by narrowboat!

Places to Stay in Devizes

Devizes offers a range of unique accommodation, from farm stays to cosy B&Bs…

Mill Farm Glamping

Combining the very best of Wiltshire’s countryside, with the comfort of a luxurious lodge, Mill Farm Glamping provides the perfect escape this season. Located on a family-run, organic farm, here you will have the chance to meet the ducks, cattle, and donkeys, enjoy a special farm tour with Farmer Joe and soak up the sun with gorgeous surrounding scenery.

The glamping lodges are situated at the Mill Farm’s Top and Bottom Water Meadow, featuring a spacious and well-furnished accommodation, with a generous master bedroom, stable door windows, wood burning fire and attractive living space.

Cliffe Farm Dairy

Set on the edge of Salisbury Plain, a short distance from Devizes, Cliffe Farm Dairy is a 3-bedroom barn conversion offering the perfect escape for families and friends. Located on a small organic farm in West Lavington, enjoy uninterrupted views of the stunning chalk hills of Salisbury Plain with just sheep and wildlife as your neighbours.

Copse Cottage Devizes

Copse Cottage

Situated within the North Wessex Downs National Landscape is Copse Cottage, a cosy accommodation just a 10-minute drive from Devizes. Featuring a bedroom, kitchen diner, living room and private outdoor space, with breath-taking views of the Alton Barnes White Horse, Copse Cottage is the ideal home away from home.

Plan your visit to Devizes this season…




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