Destination guide

Historic Wiltshire will entice you

Take a vacation to Wiltshire and enjoy the area's cathedral, history and museums. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and local tours, this city is both romantic and welcoming. Local cultural sights include Stonehenge and Old Sarum. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Wiltshire

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Wiltshire a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Longleat Safari and Adventure Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Thruxton Motorsport Centre (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Hawk Conservancy Trust (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Bath Golf Club (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Recreation Ground (18.6 mi / 30 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wiltshire

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wiltshire is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Center Parcs Longleat Forest (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Cathedral Close (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Prior Park Landscape Garden (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Alice Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Sydney Gardens (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Lydiard Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)

Transportation to and around Wiltshire

Fly into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), the closest airport, located 33.4 mi (53.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Southampton (SOU), which is 34.9 mi (56.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Pewsey Station, Melksham Station and Westbury Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Wiltshire?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,859 holiday lettings near Wiltshire. From 624 Cottages to 748 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wiltshire is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Wiltshire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wiltshire. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Amesbury: 66 holiday homes
  • Broad Town: 142 holiday homes
  • Devizes: 253 holiday homes
  • Salisbury: 188 holiday homes
  • Bradford-on-Avon: 615 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Wiltshire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Wiltshire?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Wiltshire with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Amesbury: 66 holiday lettings
  • Broad Town: 142 holiday lettings
  • Devizes: 253 holiday lettings
  • Salisbury: 188 holiday lettings
  • Bradford-on-Avon: 615 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Wiltshire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Wiltshire are:

  • Cheltenham (CHW-Royal Well Bus Station): 1,673 self catering accommodations
  • Brize Norton Airport (BZZ): 1,384 self catering accommodations
  • Ringwood (RNW-Ringwood Bus Station): 1,915 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Wiltshire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Wiltshire. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bradford-On-Avon Station: 1,010 holiday rentals
  • Stonehenge: 384 holiday rentals
  • Iford Manor and the Peto Garden: 1,073 holiday rentals
  • Great Chalfield Manor: 960 holiday rentals
  • Dyrham Park: 1,078 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wiltshire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.