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West Wiltshire District Council, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

West Wiltshire District Council
Bradley Road
Trowbridge
Wiltshire

BA14 0RD
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Discover a part of Wiltshire that has it all - history, heritage, leisure and pleasure - this is West Wiltshire. It nestles between the edge of the Cotswolds to the north and the rolling West Wiltshire Downs to the south. The area is a wonderful place to stay and an ideal base from which you can explore the rest of Wiltshire, Bath, the West Country and the South Coast. Hidden villages, bustling market towns, historic houses, breathtaking scenery, numerous sporting opportunities and cuisine for all palates are what to expect. An excellent range of accommodation from elegant country house hotels to picturesque guest and farm houses, as well as camping and caravan sites, make West Wiltshire the perfect spot at any time of the year.

West Wiltshire is easily accessible, only 90 minutes from London just off the M4 corridor - junction 17 (Chippenham) or junction 18 (Bath). There are seven railway stations in West Wiltshire with direct links to London and other major cities (Rail Enquiries: +44 (0)8457 484 950). The seaports Portsmouth and Southampton are also easily reached and the airports of London (Gatwick and Heathrow), Bristol, Bournemouth, Exeter and Cardiff are between 45-90 mins away.

The magnificent Longleat home of the Marquess of Bath, and its Safari Park, National Trust properties and gardens, the Westbury White Horse, the Kennet and Avon Canal, Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs and Cotwolds Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs), over 4000 listed buildings, 100s of scheduled ancient monuments, a wealth of military and battle sites, nature reserves, woodlands, parks, gardens and vineyards are just some of the attractions in this area. Close to West Wiltshire are the famous world heritage sites of Avebury, Stonehenge and the beautiful city of Bath.

Visit the five historic towns of Bradford-on-Avon, Westbury, Melksham, Warminster and Trowbridge where the cloth trade produced a legacy of rich and varied architecture. The towns have modern indoor shopping centres as well as a tempting array of antique and specialist shops, which are a delight to browse and shop in. The many hidden villages round and about boast traditional country pubs offering great "fayre" and a friendly service.

Population 118,156

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