Wiltshire Tourist Guide

Holiday Rentals and Self Catering in Devizes - Wiltshire

Holiday Rentals and Self Catering in Devizes town are limited but further out in the surrounding villages and countryside there is a good choice.

Many self catering and vacation rentals in the rural areas are farmstay which generally offer more space and overlook countryside.

Devizes has much to offer the visitor and being situated on the Kennet and Avon Canal as it is there are the added pleasures of boat trips, walking and cycling along this famous and historic waterway. Less than 10 minutes walk from Devizes Wharf is the spectacular flight of 29 locks at Caen Hill. As a taster for what is on offer in both Devizes and the county as a whole take a look at our fine selection of Wiltshire Videos.

Other attractions include the Wiltshire Heritage Museum, of international repute, in Silver Street which houses outstanding collections spread over several floors tracing the fascinating history of Wiltshire, its environment and its people for the last 6000 years.

A lift has now been installed to give wider access to the museum.

There are weekly markets in the Shambles each Thursday and a host of other events such as the spectacular Devizes Carnival, one of the premier carnivals of the South of England. Carnival week kicks off on the August Bank holiday period and continues through the week with Street Parades culminating in the grand Carnival parade proper on the following Saturday.

Another event well worth catching is the gruelling 125 mile annual Devizes to Westminster Canoe Marathon Race at Easter. This is held every Easter and starts out from Devizes Wharf with crews departing at regular intervals through the day.

Holiday Rentals and Self Catering accommodations in the twon itserl are very limited as apartments and cottage accommodations are mostly residential but on the outskirts of the town there is some self catering available. In the surrounding villages and rural farmstays there is a good supply of self catering accommodation and holiday cottages.

If you are looking for luxury self catering accommodation near Devizes why not try The Stables Located at Old Park just outside Devizes The Stables is set in two acres of ground with outstanding countryside views and within walking distance of the town and the Kennet and Avon Canal.

Titchborne's Farm Holiday Cottages, situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers 4 star accommodation at Linnet, Kestrel and Swallow cottages, Kestrel being rated Mobility Grade 1 for disabled visitors. Each cottage comfortably sleeps 4 people (+cot) and is fully equipped thoughout. Also available is The Granary, converted from a former farm building in 2007 into a luxurious 3-bed dwelling, on 2 floors with spiral staircase and vaulted ceilings.

Wiltshire Tourist Guide contains wide selection of vacation rentals, self catering accommodations and holiday cottages all within easy reach of the many attractions in the county.

Holiday Cottages and Self Catering in Devizes

Revised July 2013