Handle House

November 19, 2020 | No comment

Truly one of the highlights of Trowbridge’s architectural heritage, the Handle House near the Town Bridge.

The Blind House

November 19, 2020 | No comment

One of Trowbridge’s most recognisable landmarks, The Blind House was used as a lock-up for ‘overnight guests’ of the law during the 18th and 19th centuries: wrongdoers locked up in the blindhouse would have ranged from serious criminals who would be held until they could be put before a justice and committed to trial, to […]

St. James’ Church

November 19, 2020 | No comment

With its spire (the second highest in Wiltshire after that of Salisbury Cathedral) dominating the Trowbridge skyline, the Grade 1 listed Anglican Parish Church of St. James dates from the 13th century. One of the tombs within the church is that of the poet George Crabbe, who was Rector between 1814 and 1832: Crabbe wrote […]

Salters Mill

November 19, 2020 | No comment

This was the last operating mill in Trowbridge to close, in 1982, heralding the end of woollen cloth production in the town. The fascia of the front of the mill has been lovingly preserved, and is now the entrance to Boswells coffee shop in The Shires shopping centre. The mill premises are also home to Trowbridge […]

Avebury

August 22, 2019 | No comment

A mixture of prehistoric and English scenery . . .

Bradford-on-Avon

August 9, 2019 | No comment

Less than three miles away from Trowbridge and nestled in rolling hillsides you will find the Anglo-Saxon town of Bradford-on-Avon. With the River Avon running through the heart of the town as its name suggests, the small winding streets lead you to the undiscovered treasures the town has to offer. There is something for everyone . […]

Bath

August 9, 2019 | No comment

The city of Bath is only 20 minutes away from Trowbridge via rail, so for the sake of such a short trip, you could not visit Trowbridge without popping into Bath. Famed globally for its Roman Baths and Georgian architecture which have led it to become a UNESCO World Heritage site, this beautiful city is celebrated for […]

Longleat Safari Park

August 9, 2019 | No comment

The location for the BBC’s Animal Park, this famous safari has plenty to offer everyone. Spend time exploring the grounds as well as the house and gardens

Stonehenge

August 9, 2019 | No comment

This impressive stone circle monument, world class exhibitions and visitor centre, is a must to visit when discovering Wiltshire

Trowbridge Museum

August 9, 2019 | No comment

Step back in time to the town’s industrial past, and even further back . . .

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