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Events in Wiltshire in September. Autumn colours are slowly coming into vogue. Why not go walking, cycling or riding, events for all of these here. Perhaps you would rather do your own thing. Wiltshire is rich in footpaths, cycling paths and horse riding trails. Walkers - Tried the Orange Way? That is a long one, but you could do it in day size bits. Or you could go racing, may be attend a festival or go to a Craft Fair. Mere has a carnival.
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Devizes Carnival 1st September 2018.
Stonehenge Trek 1st September 2018 in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. A walk through prehistory.
Race Days will be held on 6th and 11th and 14th September 2018 at Salisbury Racecourse.
Salisbury Contemporary Craft & Heritage Fayre. TBC This fair is shaping up to be a popular annual event.
Chippenham Half Marathon 9th September 2018.
Mere Carnival 15th September 2018. There is a children's procession in the afternoon and the main procession in the evening.
Wiltshire Game & Country Fair 22nd and 23rd September 2018. Bowood House, Calne. Arena events, gun dog demonstration, dog show, falconry village and so many more animals and birds.
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Salisbury Racecourse at Netherhampton not far from Salisbury. A very attractive course for flat racing. Makes for a pleasant afternoon or evening.
Salisbury Cathedral, what a lovely cathedral, an icon. The spire ascends to dizzy heights above the city. The stone decoration on the Cathedral are so beautiful and sometimes weird. A copy of the Magna Carta is kept on display.
Stonehenge to Avebury Path, part of the The Great Stones Way. 26 miles through prehistory. Flora and fauna abound. Not an easy walk but very interesting indeed,
Devizes is in the centre of the county and a great base for touring Wiltshire. It is an attractive, historic market town. If you see a brewer's dray pulled by shire horses, they belong to Wadworth's brewery in the town. Wander along the cobbled alleys.
Chippenham is in the north of the county not too far from the county boundary. A bustling market town with the old and new combining to make it a pleasant place to be. Plenty of shopping with lively High Street markets on Friday and Saturday. The town is proud of its parks.
Mere a small town tucked away on the Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset borders. It is a lovely historic place, it was a market town but they are not held now. There was a castle at one time on top of Castle Hill, but fell into disrepair long ago. It is said that some of the buildings of the town contain stones that were originally part of the Castle.
Calne has plenty of walks, antique shops, historic buildings including coaching inns as the town was on the main London to Bristol road. There are plans to reshape the town centre.
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There are some delightful cottages around the county. Probably one near where you would love to stay.
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!
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!!!!
Virgin Trains is an excellent main line railway.