Instead of getting stuck in a traffic jam or waiting in an airport lounge, why not take a holiday locally in Wiltshire or its surrounding counties?
Wiltshire has some amazing attractions including Avebury, Longleat, Stourhead and the picturesque villages of Lacock and Castle Combe. Make transport a fun part of the trip by walking or cycling through the county’s breathtaking scenery, relaxing on the train, or discovering new places on the bus.
- Wiltshire has some wonderful walking and cycling routes, as well as the UNESCO world heritage sites at Avebury and Stonehenge, that you can reach by bus. Our handy Bus Walks Map for Salisbury has some ideas. You can also take a bus to the New Forest from Salisbury. Wiltshire Day Rover tickets can be used on any bus in Wiltshire for the whole day. You can buy adult, child and family tickets
- For a great family day out, take a bus or cycle to Lacock. You can visit the National Trust village or go to the garden centre for family fun
- Find out about taking your bike on the train or hiring a bike for the day. Many hire centres have bikes with trailers for small children
Did you know?
You can access the Kennet and Avon Canal path from Bradford-on-Avon, Trowbridge, Melksham, Devizes and Great Bedwyn
For further local holiday ideas have a look at Visit Wiltshire