Local attractions

Brown'sFolly

Brown’s Folly

Brown’s Folly: Across the lane from the Blackberries Camping Park is the location of this famous (well with the locals anyway) folly. The area on which the folly is sited is ideal for walking. Views from the ‘Folly’ include the beautiful Limply Stoke Valley, and the City of Bath.

Bowood House and Gardens

Bowood House and Gardens

 

 

Bowood House & Gardens offers a fantastic day out in Wiltshire for all the family.  Famous for one of the UK’s most extensive Adventure Playgrounds, children are guaranteed the time of their lives.

 

Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole

Wookey Hole: The World Famous caves and paper mill are a must attraction for all the family. The most spectacular caves and the legendary home of the Witch of Wookey! Across the lane from the Blackberries Camping Park is the location of this famous (well with the locals anyway) folly. The area on which the folly is sited is ideal for walking. Views from the ‘Folly’ include the beautiful Limply Stoke Valley, and the City of Bath.

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Bradford on Avon

Bradford-on-Avon: The picturesque historic market town of Bradford-on-Avon is 3 miles away and offers the tourist a plethora of choices of things to do from visiting places of interest such as the Tithe Barn, Saxon Church and the famous ‘Chapel on the bridge’ to exploring the numerous little shops and cafes.

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Roman City of Bath

Bath: The world heritage city of Bath is just 5 miles away with its beautiful Georgian architecture and numerous historic places of interest to visit, for example the Roman Baths, The Royal Crescent

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Thermae Spa – Bath

Bath Thermae Spa: A fabulous natural hot spa/ pool complex with rooftop open air pool with views over the city and offers a range of health related treatments including massage

Longleat

Longleat

Longleat:  Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public, this magnificent Elizabethan property is home to the 7th Marquess of Bath. Set within ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland, the house contains many fine treasures. Longleat offers a great day out for all the family.

From lions to tigers, monkeys to giraffe, discover many of the world’s most majestic and endangered creatures within the Safari Park. Get lost in the ‘Longleat Hedge Maze’, voyage on the Safari Boats, journey on the Longleat Railway, and much more.
www.longleat.co.uk

Iford Manor

Iford Manor

Iford Manor: The manor is found nestled beside a river in a picturesque valley setting and the beautiful Italian styled ‘Peto’ Gardens are a ‘must see’ for avid gardeners.

Lacock

Lacock

Lacock : 13th century ‘National Trust’ village and Abbey. Numerous television and film productions have used this beautiful village as the backdrop for productions such as Harry Potter, Pride and Prejudice and Cranford. One of Britain’s most beautiful villages and  home of Fox-Talbot museum of photography.www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock

Castle Combe

Castle Combe

Castle Combe, another picturesque Cotswold village and has the reputation of being  voted Britain’s prettiest village. As with Lacock, Castle Combe has been used as a location for filming (especially period dramas) because of its stunning and extremely quaint scenery. www.castlecombe.com

Westbury White Horse

Westbury White Horse

Westbury White Horse and Hill Fort : situated just outside of the town of Westbury and  around 6 miles away from the Blackberries Camping Park.   is a perfect place to visit and take a picnic and let the children ‘run wild’. The famous white horse, one of a number in the area, was carved in the chalk downs. The location offers panoramic views of the area and is an excellent location for both walking and cycling.  Take your favorite kite to fly as there is usually a degree of wind and  don’t be surprised to find hang gliders taking off from the side of the hill.

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Stonehenge: A World Heritage site with newly opened 27million pound visitor centre. Ancient Druid Stone Circle and site of pagan worship. The solstice’s are celebrated here throughout the year.  www.english-heritage.org.uk/stonehenge

Stourhead House and Gardens

Stourhead House and Gardens

Stourhead Beautiful 18th Century gardens and Palladian House. Open-air classical concerts held in the grounds in summer where visitors can take a picnic and enjoy the balmy summer nights whilst listening to their favourite music..www.stourhead

Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Cheddar Gorge and Caves

Cheddar Gorge and Caves, A spectacular  gorge with near vertical cliffs. The famous underground caves and tunnels can be visited on guided tours. There is a plethora of museums, shops, pubs and restaurants in the area.  www.cheddarcaves.co.uk/

Great Chalford Manor

Great Chalford Manor

Great Chalfield Manor:  The 15th Century Manor house and garden is 2 miles away and boasts a moat, Arts and Crafts garden, and charming 14th century church set in the grounds. Guided tours of the house.www.greatchalfield.co.uk