Heritage & History
Named as Straburg in the Domesday Book, and one of the Magna Carta baron towns, the town developed into a major woollen town, nicknamed ‘The Manchester of the West’. It is also the birthplace of Isaac Pitman, inventor of the famous Pitman Shorthand system. The fascinating Museum in Trowbridge is currently undergoing refurbishment, and will reopen in the summer of 2020.
Trowbridge Town Hall Arts
Town Hall Arts’ mission is to provide opportunities for people of all backgrounds, ages and abilities to be inspired by arts, culture and heritage learning from a building at the heart of its community. Trowbridge Town Hall is a hub for the development of artistic activity throughout the community areaRead more.
Kennet & Avon Canal
Making its way through the glorious Wiltshire countryside, its towpath is ideal for walkers and cyclists staying in the area.Read more.