Be Happy and Visit Beautiful Wiltshire Today

A view across Avebury stones on a fresh spring day. Ancient stones rise from the fresh green grass, trees and picturesque village buildings in the distance.

There are many reasons to be happy and visiting beautiful Wiltshire today might be yours.

We have picked a few of our favourites.

If you’re looking for a picturesque and historic destination in the UK, Wiltshire should definitely be on your list. This county in South West England has a lot to offer visitors, from stunning countryside landscapes to ancient landmarks and cultural hotspots. Here are just a few reasons why visiting Wiltshire‘s Historic Landmarks is a good idea.


Probably the most famous attraction in Wiltshire, Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument that has puzzled archaeologists for centuries. The ancient stone circle is believed to have been constructed around 3000 BC, and its purpose and function remain a mystery to this day. Stonehenge remains a fascinating and awe-inspiring sight. Visitors can learn more about its history at the on-site visitor centre.

For more information on visiting Stonehenge, see the English Heritage Stonehenge website.

The famous trilithons of Stonehenge on a sunny Autumn day.


While Stonehenge may be the most famous of Wiltshire’s ancient landmarks, however, it’s certainly not the only one.

Avebury is another prehistoric monument almost unbelievably larger than Stonehenge. A stone circle that measures around 400 meters in diameter surrounds the village centre. Visitors can wander around the stones and explore the surrounding village, which has a number of quaint shops and pubs.

Avebury is a great stop-off on the Great West Way.

Part of the outer circle of the Avebury Henge,. 10 Large Sarcen stones with a back ground of the outer embankment on a fresh spring day, grass green and tress in distance in new leaf.
Avebury Stone Circle

The Wiltshire countryside

Wiltshire is blessed with some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. Wiltshire is known for rolling hills, scenic valleys, and picturesque villages.

The county is home to the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty perfect for walking and cycling. The Kennet and Avon Canal is another popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with opportunities for boating, fishing, and waterside walks.

To visit the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, let Roaming the Paths guide you for a day out.

A view of a spring meadow on Acid grassland at Jones's Mill the Vera Jeans Reserve.  Spring flowers like Colts-foot and butter cup dot the green grass with bright yellows.  A bounteous hedge frames the view with blue-skies and fluffy clouds above.
Jones’s Mill the Vera Jeans Reserve

Historic towns and cities, & chocolate box villages

Wiltshire is home to a number of historic towns and cities, each with its own unique charm. Salisbury is perhaps the best-known, with its beautiful cathedral and bustling market square. Other must-visit destinations include the medieval city of Bradford-on-Avon, and the market town of Marlborough, with an ancient and bustling high street. 

Wiltshire has numerous Picture perfect villages to explore. Enjoyed peace and quiet because of being off the tourist trail.

Want to visit Marlborough or these pretty little villages? London is only an hour by train away – let Roaming the Paths take care of your day

A quiet country land in a summers day. Old thatched building to the left, Thatched and Edwardian buildings to the right. Cottage gardens border the houses and lanes with summer blooms. In the distance a grand tree, and an old red phone-box peeking through.
Milton Lilbourne in the Vale of Pewsey

Food and drink

Wiltshire has a thriving food and drink scene, with a range of local producers and restaurants offering delicious and often locally-sourced cuisine. Visitors can sample Wiltshire cheese, cider, and ale.

The Vale of Pewsey is particularly known for producing heritage Beef and Lamb from the Hilltop meadows and lots of organic free-range Eggs and Pork.

Ploughmans lunch of Fresh wholemeal baguette, Cheddar, tomato, lettuce, onion, pickle and spring onion on a white plate, outside table with ale.
Ploughmans Lunch @hatchet Inn

Well worth a visit

Wiltshire is a great destination for anyone interested in history, culture, and the great outdoors. With its ancient landmarks, beautiful countryside, and charming towns and cities, it offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a keen hiker, a history buff, or simply looking for a relaxing break, Wiltshire is well worth a visit.

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