Wiltshire Tourist Guide

Bed and Breakfast in Warminster - Wiltshire

With many attractions on your doorstep near Warminster you can find a good selection of Bed and Breakfast in Warminster and the surrounding area.

Accommodation Warminster | Salisbury

There are only limited bed and breakfast facilities in the town itself but plenty of pub and small friendly bed and breakfast businesses outside, especially around the attractions of Longleat and Stourhead. Based on a working farm on the Longleat Estate Mill Farm B&B is only a few minutes from Longleat Safari Park. Mill Farm also offers excellent quality self catering facilities., sleeping up to six. The Angel Coaching Inn in the village of Heytesbury offers both B&B and a restaurant. You will find the B&B to suit your tastes from our pages for Warminster.

The area around the town is like much of Wiltshire excellent for walking, cycling and other outdoor pursuits.

Warminster is a rural market town located about 20 miles from both Salisbury and Bath, two excellent nearby shopping destinations. The most famous of the attractions near Warminster is of course Longleat House and Safari Park. Longleat is arguably one of the most if not the most well known visitor destinations in England. Longleat Set in 900 acres of grounds landscaped by Capability Brown and it is regarded as one of the best examples of Elizabethan architecture in the UK and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public.

The Safari Park, the first of its kind anywhere in the world was established in 1966.There are over 500 animals in the collection today.

Also within easy reach of Warminster is the famous Stourhead House and Gardens. It is particularly famed for its collection of trees and their magnificent autumn colours with the lake as its centrepiece.

Warminster itself is one of the larger towns of Wiltshire with a population of around 18000 and lies at the head of the River Wylye on the southwest corner of Salisbury Plain. Although there is earlier evidence of Iron and Bronze Age settlement with several hill forts at in the area, the town is of Saxon origins and believed to have been settled around 700 AD. Notably there is a long barrow of 61m length in the grounds of Bishopstrow House, a luxury spa hotel, just outside the town.

Warminster is a garrison town and home to the 3rd Battalion of The Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellington’s) which is part of the Salisbury Plain Super Garrison. This is an armoured infantry unit using predominantly Warrior vehicles and located in Battlesbury Barracks.

Whether you are on a holiday, business or family visit there is plenty of Bed and Breakfast in Warminster and nearby in the surrounding area and this destination is an excellent base from which to explore the county of Wiltshire.

Bed and Breakfast in Warminster