Warminster is a beautiful market town which lies on the edge of Salisbury plain between the cathedral city of Salisbury and the Roman spa town of Bath. This central location makes it the perfect place to stay if you want to explore some of the most picaresque and historic cities in England. The area has many nature trails, bridleways and footpaths providing excellent opportunities for walking, cycling and riding activities.
Warminster itself has many independent shops, from the antiques dealers of Silver Street to the wide variety of cafes and tea shops. A Farmers Market is held on the third Friday of every month.
When it comes to culture Warminster boasts a theatre and cinema, a museum and art galleries. There is a local trail of historical buildings to follow. For the active visitor there is a leisure park with tennis courts and a boating lake, as well as a nature reserve where you can explore the regional wildlife, wild flowers and plants.
There are many interesting historic sites and buildings to discover in and around the villages that surround Warminster, such as the ruins of St. Leonards Church at Sutton Veny and the 12th century chapel of St. James at Tytherington.
There is so much more going on in Warminster and you can see a complete and up to date list of events here.
The Bath Arms is the perfect staging point to begin exploring Wiltshire, so book a room and start planning your visit!
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park is Britain’s premier Safari Park and is only 4 miles away from Warminster. There is so much to see and do there from the Gorilla Colony and the Lemur Walkthrough. You can even walk through the meerkat enclosure! Longleat House itself is one of the most beautiful stately homes in the UK.
Stourhead House was built in 1721 and is another wonderful stately home with a tower which offers a stunning view of the Wiltshire countryside. With a miniature lake among landscapes gardens and a special childrens pack Stourhead is a perfect day visit for the whole family.