Events in Wiltshire
June

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Events in Wiltshire during June  include several festivals and of course flat racing is on at Salisbury Racecourse. Then of course it is the ideal time to visit Stonehenge with the mid summer solstice. Wiltshire is rich in prehistory. The Amesbury Archer, Avebury, Durrington Walls, burial mounds and cairns all showing how popular this area was and for that matter still is thousands of years later.


Events

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Devizes Festival  1st to 18th June 2017. A Music and Arts Festival in various venues in the town.

Wilton Classic and Super Car Sadly the event for 2017 has been cancelled.

Calne Fest 3rd June 2017. Calne Recreation Ground.

Corsham Walking Festival 9th to 11th June 2017. This is a beautiful place on the fringe of the Cotswolds.

Open Farm Sunday and Family Dog Show. Sunday 11th June 2017. Since the first Open Farm Sunday in 2006, over 1,000 farmers across the UK have opened their gates and welcomed people onto their farm. It is a fantastic opportunity for everyone to discover what it means to be a farmer and the work they do producing our food and managing our countryside. 

Racing will be held on 13th, 18th and 28th June 2017 at Salisbury Race Course.

Amesbury Carnival and Show 17th June 2017. Usually spectacular displays.

Warminster Wobble  17th and 18th June 2017  Wiltshire's most popular cycling festival and it is Free! Warminster Town Park and there is a lot going on.

Twilight Tour. 24th June 2017. Venue: Roves Farm, Swindon. 6pm. 41 miles (longer options available) finishing with a BBQ and camping, £15. There is also a free easy off-road bike ride for kids.

Chalke Valley History Festival  26th June to 2nd July 2017. Just west of Ebbesbourne Wake. The History Festival.



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Places

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Chalke Valley. It is the valley that the chalk stream the River Ebble flows through. It is a beautiful valley on the edge of Cranbourne Chase and not surprisingly the West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are a group of pretty villages along the valley. Nice centre for walking.

Grittleton.  A little village not far from Chippenham and Bath. Grittleton House is privately owned and is used as an independent school and a venue for events.

Devizes is in the middle of Wiltshire. There is a large green in the centre of the town. It still is a market town but its sights have increased to include a little manufacturing and is a tourism town for the local attractions of Stonehenge, Avebury etc. The town has a rich history and heritage of over a thousand years and there is a Medieval Trail in the town.

Iford Manor is a Grade II listed building near Bradford on Avon. Its Peto Gardens are well known and they are listed Grade I in the National Register of National Parks and Gardens. It lies in the Iford Valley on the Frome River. 

Salisbury Racecourse is four miles from Salisbury itself at Netherhampton in a scenic location on the downs overlooking the city. It is one of the oldest flat courses having been around since the sixteenth century. 

Amesbury is an attractive town in the Avon river valley close to Stonehenge. The town has its own claim to fame in the prehistoric stakes with the Amesbury Archer who was a bronze age man who was buried in the town before it ever was a town. His grave was an amazing discovery with a large number of important artefacts found with him.

Dinton is in the south of Wiltshire, a village about eight miles from Salisury on the River Nadder. Phillips House was formerly Dinton House and is now owned by the National trust. 

Warminster in western Wiltshire. Has been famous for a lot of alleged UFO sightings, particularly in the sixties and seventies.  It is a little market town on the edge of Salisbury Plain and the head of the lovely Wylye Valley.


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Other pages that may be of interest

Wiltshire

Events in South West England

Events in Devon

Events in Dorset

Events in Hampshire

Events on the Isle of Wight

Events in Somerset


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Useful Information

Accommodation

Hotels can be found locally from Wessex Hotels

There are some delightful cottages around the county. Probably one near where you would love to stay.

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Car Rentals

Want a cute car? Large car? Small car? Whatever you need you will find it here. You will probably find your favourite car hire firm here and Car Rentals do not add a penny to their price for looking all over for you!


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Why not travel by Coach

If you do decide the leave the car at home and help the environment too, why not go National Express. They run coaches all over the country. Some pretty good fares too.

Just imagine - sit back and relax, no hassling with the traffic!!!

Do you know that you can book on your mobile phone and they will send the ticket as a text!!!!


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Trains

Virgin Trains is an excellent main line railway.

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More Public Transport

Traveline is a very useful resource for public transport throughout Wessex, even local buses. There are other pages on Traveline for other parts of the country.


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