North Wiltshire is border by Gloucestershire and situated on the southeastern edge of the Cotswolds. Part of the Cotswolds AONB lies in North Wiltshire.The principal towns are Calne, Malmesbury, Cricklade, Corsham, Wootton Bassett and Chippenham the largest of the local towns.
All of the North Wiltshire Cotswolds towns and villages are well within the commuting belt for London, Bristol, Swindon and Oxford with the M4 motorway and A419 trunk road servicing the district and linking the M5 motorway. There are also main line rail routes to London and the south and across the Cotswolds to Birmingham, Gloucester and Cheltenham.
North Wiltshire Attractions
North Wiltshire has several major attractions including Lacock village, Lacock Abbey and the Fox Talbot Museum, Abbey House Gardens, Bowood House, Malmesbury Abbey, Corsham Court and the Cotswolds Water Park. The Marlborough Downs and Avebury are a short drive away.
Walkers are well provided for with the Monarchs Way passing through the area and the North Wiltshire Rivers Route using part of the National Cycle Route 4 through Lacock and Chippenham and access to the Thames Path through the Cotswolds Water Park and Cricklade.
There are a number of golf courses and the local authority manages a number of leisure centres.