Lacock will look familiar as it is has featured in many films and TV shows, having remained relatively unchanged for centuries, with the oldest buildings dating back to the 13th century. The delightful historic village grew around Lacock Abbey and is now owned and administered by the National Trust.
The World Heritage city of Bath with its hot springs and 18th century architecture is set within acres of parkland and the green landscapes of the surrounding hill. This is one of Britain's most stunning destinations.
A unique area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty and characterised by attractive small towns and villages built of the underlying mellow honey coloured stone.
Designated a World Heritage Site as part of the Prehistoric landscape of Wiltshire, this Neolithic henge monument contains 3 stone circles, an on-site museum, a pretty village and church and a Manor House
Europe's greatest Neolithic monument and legendary World Heritage Site. Stonehenge is awe inspiring to see even now, 3,500 years after it was abandoned.
The City in the Countryside with timbered buildings and the magnificent Early English Cathedral, home to the Magna Carta and set in the renowned Close. Salisbury has a thriving market, museums, historic houses, and is a renowned centre for the Arts.
The south west is rich in cultural heritage and has a host of museums and galleries. Some of the most popular attractions are:
• Victoria Art Gallery, Bath
• Holburne Museum, Bath
• No. 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
• The American Museum in Britain, Bath
• Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes
• Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
• Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery
• Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
A bespoke guided tour of galleries or museums is available.
Why not leave the city behind and come and spend a day in the English countryside?
You will be met at either Chippenham, Bath or Salisbury Rail Station and taken for a glorious tour into the Cotwolds, Pewsey Vale, Salisbury Plain or Wylye Valley .
You will be able to enjoy a tour that is tailored to your interests and discover the English landscape at its best.
You could tour pretty Cotswold villages and visit their Medieval churches; visit small country towns and historic villages such as Lacock ; have lunch in a country pub; visit prehistoric sites such as Avebury or Stonehenge ; visit a stately home such as Wilton or Dyrham Park; visit stunning gardens – Prior Park, Iford Manor, Bowood.
The choice is yours!