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Manor Farm B & B

Manor Farm B&B Collingbourne Kingston, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 3SD, United Kingdom

Local Attractions within half an hour of Manor Farm B&B

Ancient Places.. All these places offer stunning scenery and exceptional walking

Ancient chalk downland  West. On the farm

Salisbury Plain  West. 1 mile across the farm  For walking, cycling, horse riding and off-road adventures (Accessible direct from the farm)

Savernake Forest   North. 7 miles, 10 minutes  A magnificent expanse (4,500 acres) of unbroken woodland, bridle paths and open glades

Pewsey White Horse  West  9 miles, 15 minutes

Marlborough Downs  North  12 miles, 20 minutes  Extensive chalk downlands

West Woods  North West  13 miles, 20 minutes Ancient woodland famous for its spring bluebells

Martinsell Hill  North West  13 miles, 20 minutes  A lovely walk with stunning views over the Vale of Pewsey

Stonehenge  South West  17 miles, 25 minutes  One of the world's greatest Prehistoric Monuments - a World Heritage site

Woodhenge and Durrington Walls  South West  17 miles, 25 minutes

Avebury Stone Circle  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes  One of the largest and most impressive of the ritual "Henge Monuments" in Britain

West Kennet Long Barrow  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes The only open burial chamber in Europe, constructed around 3700 BC

The Sanctuary  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes

Silbury Hill  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes  The largest man-made mound in Europe, dating back to 2780 BC

The Ridgeway  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes  Britain's oldest road - 85 miles long, starting at Overton Hill near Avebury

Crop Circles (Alton Barnes)  West  14 miles, 25 minutes

Alton Barnes White Horse  West  14 miles, 25 minutes

Tan Hill Way  West  14 miles, 25 minutes

The Wansdyke, Knapp Hill and Adam's Grave  West  14 miles, 25 minutes

Coombe Gibbet (Hangman's gallows)  North East  18 miles, 30 minutes

Old Sarum  South  20 miles, 30 minutes  Massive Iron Age hillfort, reused by the Romans, Saxons and Normans

Not quite so ancient..

Pretty thatched cottages   Many in our own and surrounding villages

Picturesque villages   All around the area

Wilton Windmill  North  7 miles, 10 minutes  Wiltshire’s only working windmill (visible from the farm)

Crofton Beam Engines  North  7 miles, 10 minutes  Two Cornish steam-driven pump engines (one of which is the oldest working steam-driven beam engine in the world) on the Kennet & Avon Canal

The Merchant's House, Marlborough  North  9 miles, 15 minutes  One of the finest C17th middle-class houses open to visitors in England

Pewsey Wharf  West  9 miles, 15 minutes

Kennet & Avon Canal  West  9 miles, 15 minutes

Caen Hill Locks  West  21 miles, 30 minutes  A magnificent flight of 29 locks at Devizes, Britain's longest lock flight stretching over 2½ miles and regarded as one of the wonders of the inland waterways

A fun day out...

The Hawk Conservancy  South  10 miles, 15 minutes  Daily flying displays. Try hawking yourself!

Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm  South  10 miles, 15 minutes

Thruxton Circuit  South  12 miles, 15 minutes  Motor Racing school and off-road driving

Narrowboat Hire, Kennet & Avon Canal  West  9 miles, 15 minutes

Pleasant Shopping...

Marlborough  North  10 miles, 15 minutes  Pretty market town with resplendent High Street (the widest in Britain) flanked by Georgian buildings. Excellent tea shops! Try “The Polly”

Hungerford  North East  14 miles, 20 minutes  An astounding array of antiques shops

Salisbury  South  20 miles, 30 minutes  Beautiful historic cathedral city

Historic Buildings

Avebury Manor  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes

Salisbury Cathedral  South  20 miles, 30 minutes  Probably the finest Medieval Cathedral in Britain, with the highest spire (404ft)

Cathedral Close  South  20 miles, 30 minutes

Gardens...

Avebury Manor Garden  North West  17 miles, 25 minutes

Heale Gardens  South  20 miles, 30 minutes  Eight acres of beautiful gardens, with a particularly lovely water garden

Slightly further afield, but highly recommended..

Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum  West  22 miles, 38 minutes  Fascinating collection, from everyday classics to rare cars and lorries

STEAM Museum, Swindon  North  23 miles, 40 minutes  Museum of the Great Western Railway

Swindon Designer Outlet Centre  North  23 miles, 40 minutes  Over 90 big-brand stores in the former GWR workshops

Highclere Castle  East  23 miles, 48 minutes  One of England's most beautiful Victorian Castles, and the location for "Downton Abbey"

The Watercress Line  South East  35 miles, 50 minutes  Fabulous steam heritage railway running 10 miles, including the highest station in southern England and the steepest line in the country

Stourhead  West  40 miles, 50 minutes  Fascinating house and stunning 2,650 acre estate with parkland and lakes

Lacock Abbey, Village and Gardens  North West  44 miles, 55 minutes  Quirky country house and unspoiled historic village

Haynes International Motor Museum  West  52 miles, 60 minutes  "The UK's largest collection of great cars (over 400) from around the world"

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard  South East  60 miles, 75 minutes  An incredible celebration of our Naval history, including HMS Victory and the Mary Rose. One of our favourite days out.

 
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