Things to do in Wiltshire

The Longs is located in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside – a stone’s throw away from many local attractions and landmarks. From exploring ancient ruins and stately homes to hiking through scenic trails, there are lots of interesting activities for those looking for things to do in this idyllic corner of England.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the top things to do in Wiltshire, so you can make the most of your visit and experience all that this stunning county has to offer.

Visit the Church of St Mary

5 minute walk

This beautiful church dates back to the 14th century and is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. We recommend doing the circular walk round Steeple Ashton which takes you through the beautiful village, past the church, and ending at The Longs for a well deserved post walk bite.

Explore the Westbury White Horse

9 minute drive

The Westbury White Horse is a hill figure carved into the hillside, located just on the edge of Bratton Downs. It is the oldest of several white horses in Wiltshire and is a popular spot to take the family and the dog whilst taking in those stunning countryside views.

Stroll around the beautiful Courts Garden

16 minute drive

The Courts Garden is an English country garden with peaceful water gardens and herbaceous borders based in Holt, near Trowbridge. The perfect place for a relaxing stroll after a delicious meal with us at The Longs.

Explore the Black Dog Halt walk

26 minute drive

We have discovered a hidden gem of a walk and one that you should definitely try on your next visit with us. This walk begins in the Wiltshire market town of Calne, taking you along the remains of old canal ways and rail roads, ending up at the Black Dog Halt. An old private railway station which used to serve the Bowood Estate.

Visit the iconic Stonehenge

33 minute drive

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. A beautiful day out to witness the mystical beauty of the towering stone pillars, steeped in centuries of history and legend. Bring the family for a day of exploration and discovery, followed by an unforgettable meal at our cosy village pub.