Almost half of Wiltshire’s breathtaking landscape falls within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. So make the most of the great outdoors with a canoe trip or a horseback safari, a day’s fishing or a round of golf. Try an off-road driving experience, a tandem skydive or a hot air balloon flight. Team up with a local guide to hear tales of myth and legend. Turn your hand to go-karting, live escape games and laser combat. Relax in a luxurious spa, or hone your culinary skills on a cookery course.
No visit to Wiltshire would be complete without experiencing the magic of Stonehenge and Avebury. Equally impressive is the medieval masterpiece of Salisbury Cathedral, home to the finest surviving 1215 Magna Carta manuscript. You’ll also find stately homes and gardens. Museums of national importance and outstanding industrial heritage. Animal attractions and the UK’s first safari park.
Welcome to the Sunshine Coast. Your perfect coastal escape starts here. Stroll along three miles of pristine palm tree-lined promenade, step onto the iconic Victorian Pier or simply gaze at the breath-taking beauty of the coastal landmarks.
The sunny seaside town is the ideal spot just over an hour away from London nestled between the historic 1066 Country and the magnificent South Downs National Park. Savour the unspoilt coast and countryside, splendid Victorian architecture and glorious seafront gardens. There’s year-round events and live entertainment as well as cuisine from around the world in our great restaurants.
Whether you are planning a much-needed escape from the nine to five or a great family break away, Eastbourne has something for everyone. Request your guide here!
Welcome to the Sunshine Coast. Your perfect coastal escape starts here. Stroll along three miles of pristine beach, step onto the iconic Victorian Pier, take in a show at the elegant 1930’s Bandstand or simply gaze at the breath-taking beauty of coastal landmarks
The sunny seaside town is the ideal spot just over an hour away from London
nestled between the historic 1066 Country and the magnificent South Downs National Park.. Immerse yourself in the heritage and cultural attractions and year-round programme of events and live entertainment and discover the harbour and cuisine from around the world in the great restaurants.
Whether you are planning a much-needed escape from the nine to five, a traditional seaside holiday, an inspiring cultural break or a great family break away, the 2019 Guide has all the inspiration to help you plan your perfect coastal getaway.
Wiltshire has been a special place for a very long time. Stonehenge and Avebury have a magnetism that has drawn people to them for thousands of years. But history in Wiltshire is not only ancient. Romans, Normans, Saxons – and later generations too – all made their mark, leaving a wealth of show-stopping sights to be discovered.
Iron Age hillforts and castle ruins. A magnificent medieval cathedral with the tallest spire in Britain. Grand historic houses. Breathtaking gardens. Fascinating industrial heritage. Not to mention a wide range of modern-day attractions, from motor and horse racing to the UK’s first-ever drive-through safari park.
Wiltshire is also rolling green downs and ancient woodlands. Bustling market towns and picturesque villages. Timeless monuments and contemporary luxury. Local ales and picnics in the park.
These days, it seems, you’re always on the go. Someone’s always on your case. Always wants your time. Wiltshire is the perfect antidote to busy lives and overcrowded cities. Here you can breathe more easily. Feel unhurried. Relax and unwind. So make time for yourself in 2018 and let Wiltshire put back what the rest of the week takes out. Request the 2018 Visitor Guide here.
Instead of living life in the fast lane, why not take things at a gentler pace. Step off the world for a while. On a narrowboat trip along Wiltshire’s Kennet & Avon Canal, for example, you’ll find just three speeds: slow, very slow and stop. No need for speed cameras (although the more conventional kind could come in handy).
Newport – everything you need for the perfect visit
Newport and Caerleon in Southern Wales are just off the M4, and the City of Newport accessible by intercity rail. Request the guide here for inspiration on your next break.
Their key ‘National Trust’ historic House and gardens, Tredegar house is a firm favourite, along with the City’s Museum.
The Roman Fortress Town of Caerleon is a pretty riverside village, where you can see the amphitheatre. Stroll around the Roman baths and Museum, as well as take your pick of Pubs and eating places.
For those who like the outdoors they have a choice of walks including their new Wales Coast Path. This can be started from the RSPB’s flagship Newport Wetlands centre where year round bird life and flora are fascinating.
Experience the farm parks and the Celtic Manor resort for Forest Jump high ropes. Laser Combat and rangers Kid club.
The summer brings gondola rides on their extraordinary Transporter Bridge across the River Usk, one of only a few in the world.