The large village of Pewsey is in the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Pewsey Wharf on the Kennet & Avon Canal is ¾ mile from the station.
Collections highlight the social, agricultural and industrial history of rural England.
Tel. 01672 562617.
Open mid Feb-Dec, M-S 1000-1600.
A reserve of wet woodland, ponds and wet grassland with natural springs and the River Avon.
The wetland wildlife includes water voles, dragonflies and birds such as the kingfisher.
Boardwalks are provided but paths may be muddy. Admission free. Tel. 01380 725670.
Open any reasonable time.
Marlborough is a picturesque market town with a wide High Street lined with historic buildings.
Markets are held in the High Street on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Bus X5/5 from near station and North Street to Marlborough High Street, 21 minutes journey. M-S hourly, X5 operated by Salisbury Reds. Sun & BH infrequent, 5 operated by Stagecoach. Buses also operate from Bedwyn.
A restored 17th century prosperous silk merchant's house. It is a fine timber and brick building
with wall paintings and a commanding oak staircase. Reconstructed 17th century town house garden.
Admission is by guided tour, see the website for tour times.
Tel. 01672 511690.
Open Easter-Oct, MTFS, see website for tour times.
Bus see Marlborough above.