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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!

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.

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.


31 things to do for Mother's Day in Wiltshire

Treat the special mother figure in your life this Mother's Day in Wiltshire. With luxurious spa breaks, delicious cookery classes, thrill-seeking skydiving, off-road 4x4 tours and racetrack days, Wiltshire has a variety of different ways for you to spend time together. Discover 31 things you can do here.


15 photos to make you fall in love with Wiltshire this Spring

It’s easy falling in love with Wiltshire, with so many scenic places to visit, fantastic seasonal events and quaint villages with country pub gardens. Make time to visit Wiltshire this Spring and feel inspired with this beautiful array of Spring photos from around the county.  


5 Reasons to Visit Wiltshire in 2019

Narrowing it down to only 5 reasons why to visit Wiltshire in 2019 is hard. With sweeping countryside, award-winning entertainment, a foodie scene to appeal to all palates, adventure sports, museums and arts and culture, there’s simply so much do… 

Rooms with views

5 hotels for cosy autumn breaks in Wiltshire

Grab your wellies and head to Wiltshire for an autumn break packed with iconic sights, world-class seasonal food and rambles along paths littered with crisp, colourful leaves. The Good Hotel Guide has selected five cosy hotels in Wiltshire that are perfect for making the most of the season.

Longleat Fireworks

Where to Watch Fireworks in Wiltshire for Bonfire Night

"Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder treason and plot." Bonfire night traditonally marks the anniversary of the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot by Guy Fawkes and his associates on 5 November 1605. Now it's more of a celebration to get together, enjoy a firework display, bonfire and chow down on some scrummy hot dogs! We've put together a list where you can celebrate fireworks night across the county! 

Frighteningly fantastic events in Wiltshire this Halloween!

Frighteningly fantastic events in Wiltshire this Halloween!

This Halloween experience terrifyingly good events in Wiltshire. Celebrate the spooky holiday in style with frightening trails, pumpkin carving workshops, mysterious stone circles, and a special ‘Owl-O-Ween’. Here’s our chilling collection of ghoulish goings-on for all the family to enjoy as the nights draw in.

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