Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a large and mostly rural county in the eastern part of the West Country of southern England. Wiltshire features large areas of rolling chalk downland and grazing farmland, including Salisbury Plain, a large expanse of downland of which part is famously used as a training area by the British Army. For the visitor to the area, Wiltshire is probably most significant because it contains several important Neolithic period monuments, including the world famous stone circles at Stonehenge and Avebury, and the former settlement of Old Sarum. The county also offers an selection of fascinating towns and villages, as well as embracing the southern parts of the picturesque Cotswolds region.

Map of Wiltshire

The following Wiltshire cities, towns and villages may be of interest to visitors:

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