The county of Wiltshire is the ideal setting for a break in the English countryside. Set against a backdrop of verdant hills, Wiltshire’s picturesque towns, hamlets and villages offer a glimpse into the ancient and contemporary history of Great Britain. An excellent choice for visitors looking to experience the diversity of English history and society, Wiltshire is centrally located, and offers numerous attractions and landmarks such as Avebury and the world-famous Stonehenge.
Dotted with castle ruins, hill forts and henges, the county of Wiltshire is superb for sightseeing. Home to Salisbury Cathedral with its soaring spire, Wiltshire offers many fantastic photo opportunities for those interested in the architectural history of England. Take a tour of Stourhead Estate’s wonderful gardens, and climb the 205 steps to King Alfred’s Tower. The region is also associated with the history of the British Roman period, evidenced by well-preserved mosaics and other artefacts discovered at former home estate sites. Those with an interest in the history of England’s railways will want to visit the STEAM Museum and its Great Western Railway exhibit. Kids will love Longleat Safari and Adventure Park. The drive-through safari park houses a plethora of animals and a feeding zoo in the grounds of a magnificent stately home.
One of Britain’s best-kept secrets, Wiltshire offers an outdoor adventure for the whole family. Characterised as the quintessential English countryside, Wiltshire’s beautiful scenery can be explored by horseback, bike, car, or even on foot. Visit one of the county’s many lakes, woods or hillside hamlets such as Lalock, Castle Combe and Westbury. Outdoor enthusiasts can seize the day, by renting a luxury cottage in Wiltshire. Eliminate the hassle of group tour itineraries with a luxury cottage rental. Our luxury Wiltshire holiday cottages are situated in villages and towns such as Chippenham, Marlborough, Mere, Trowbridge, Devizes and Westbury, close to markets, shops and entertainment attractions.
Luxury cottages in the UK offer visitors to England an exceptional holiday stay. Reserve a short-term holiday residence in Wiltshire on your next trip to Britain, and enjoy a true English countryside holiday. Luxury cottages are conveniently located near to major airports and bus and train transportation hubs. Reserve 5-star luxury cottages, luxury cottages with hot tubs and luxury cottages by the sea. We have over 1,000 luxury cottages to choose from across the UK, as well as Ireland, France and Italy.
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