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What to do

BRING YOUR WALKING BOOTS: Explore the spectacular chalk downlands and Ridgeway, sample the views from the White Horse and Adam’s Grave at Alton Barnes, the serene beauty of the Kennet and Avon canal and the wilds of Salisbury Plain.

BRING YOUR BICYCLE: A number of national and local cycle routes pass close by.

BRING YOUR CLUBS: There are rewarding golf courses nearby at both Upavon and Marlborough.

BRING YOUR ROD: There is challenging local fly fishing on the Avon available and on the lakes at Manningford Trout Fishery.

BRING YOUR CURIOSITY: You are within easy reach of the ancient sites of Stonehenge, Avebury, Silbury Hill, the West Kennet Long Barrow, and Old Sarum.

BRING A LAZY AFTERNOON: Potter around the cathedral city of Salisbury and the beautiful unspoilt market towns of Marlborough and Devizes, all a short hop away.

BRING AN APPETITE: There are numerous excellent pubs nearby such as the ‘Seven Stars’ in Bottlesford and the Michelin starred ‘Red Lion’ in East Chisenbury.

BRING A BOOK: You are most welcome to simply relax and take time to do nothing of the above.

OTHER: There are numerous local festivals and activities throughout the year, such as the Marlborough Jazz Festival in July and its September Literature Festival, together with the unique Pewsey Carnival. Marlborough College also runs a wide variety of courses during its popular Summer School.
There is an excellent ‘Shepherd’s City & Guilds book binding course run locally at Woodborough Garden Centre, see Contact Alison Strachan:
It comes highly recommended by some of our guests.

We are more than happy to provide you with maps and local information.

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The White House – bed and breakfast accommodation in Wiltshire