The 8 best places to live in Outdoors
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When it comes to places to stay, visit, eat and shop Wiltshire rocks the biggies – Longleat, Center Parcs, Lacock and its Abbey, Whatley Manor, WOMAD, Salisbury Arts Festival, a constellation of Michelin stars at The Manor Castle Combe and Lucknam Park, and any number of henges including the almighty Stoney one – but snoop a little deeper and you’ll find oodles of cool gems hidden amongst these rolling plains, plus some lovely towns and villages to move to.
Praise be, the pubs are opening – and just in time for summer weather! Here are some of the best pub gardens to enjoy a socially-distanced sip in across Wilts. Cheers!
Possibly the loveliest town in Wiltshire, Marlborough has a hip, happening vibe and is full of gorgeous independent shops.
A gorgeous historic town harking back to Roman times, Bradford on Avon is steeped in history and architecture.
One of the West Country's most dynamic market towns, Chippenham has everything you desire, and more.
Arty, off-beat and yet not too cool for school, Salisbury is the only city in Wiltshire but boy what a gem it is.
Only ten miles from oh-so popular Bath, Corsham is built from the same pale stone, is just as pretty but significantly more affordable – it’s a real hidden gem of charming Georgian buildings, cobbled streets, Almshouses and parkland, making this historic market town a must-see place to visit and stay.
It’s country life for the smart set in Tisbury, with a station, lovely independent shops, pubs, cafes and a top-notch art gallery.
A charming market town with plenty of indy shops, cafes and a fabulous newly refurbished hotel.