The Old Rectory Wiltshire


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Just an hour and a half’s train ride away from London situated just south of Devizes, The Old Rectory Wiltshire B&B Accommodation is the perfect base for you to explore the South West of England. Great walking, cycling, golf and horse riding right on the doorstep and so many other things to see and do. Check out just some of our absolute favourites - all within easy drive:

Avebury canal locks

Visit amazing Stonehenge...

... and walk around Avebury stone circle, both World Heritage sites.

Enjoy the famous Caen Locks

in Devizes.

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Check out the grand Roman Baths in Bath - followed perhaps by a visit to the famous Bath Spa?

Majestic Longleat House, grounds and Safari Park is a great day out for children and adults alike.

Stourhead has a Palladian house and truly enchanting landscaped grounds.

Lacock Salibury cathedral wells choristers

Lacock village is owned by the National Trust and used in many famous costume dramas.

Salisbury Cathedral has the UK's tallest spire

Wells Cathedral Choir was voted best choir in the world with children. Hear the choristers at evensong.

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You might enjoy a literature festival.

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Browse the weekly markets for local produce...

...or spend a day hunting for antiques?

There is a good choice of concerts and theatre (indoors in winter, some outdoors in summer)...

Many local artists hold open studios.

You could also bring your painting gear or camera and create your own art.

After a day of exploring, you will love coming back ‘home’ to The Old Rectory Wiltshire again. Enjoy the tranquility and a cup of freshly brewed tea on the patio or in the sitting room.


Or you might just decide to stay ‘home’ for a totally relaxing day: read a book on the bench by the fountain or in the airy sitting room or perhaps take a gentle stroll in the deer park next to the church...


In the evening you have a great choice of excellent pubs and restaurants serving delicious meals in the area.

We are always very happy to help with information and booking of activities, pubs and restaurants so do ask if you have got any questions.

Maps and guide books are available to borrow.