World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems

Places to visit

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The great outdoors

Volunteers stoking a bonfire at Killerton

Volunteering in 2017 

Are you looking for volunteering opportunities in Wiltshire? Look no further.

Upcoming events


Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sun 22 Jan 2017
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Spring flowers at Lacock Abbey

Mon 23 Jan 2017
Lacock's wooded grounds are full of wonderful flowers over the spring months, ideal for a gentle stroll.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

The making of an inventor family trail

Mon 23 Jan 2017
A fun family trail about the marvellous mind of William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the photographic negative.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

Drawn to the Land

Mon 23 Jan 2017
A series of photographs of female farmers in Scotland by award winning documentary photographer, Sophie Gerrard, on display in the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey.

Behind Closed Doors tours

Mon 23 Jan 2017
Winter Tours of Stourhead House

Winter Warmer weekends and half-term

Sat 28 Jan 2017
Please join us in the Entrance Hall of the house to enjoy a warming log fire, traditional board games and dressing up. Get to know the Hoare family through their portraits and take a look at the Inner Hall which is usually closed to visitors.
Snowdrops at Prior Park

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