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Plan the perfect trip to The Bath Arms at Longleat...

From walking in Wiltshire to museums and interesting attractions, our Wiltshire accommodation is the perfect place to rest up after a busy day or getaway.


Mere Down Falconry (9 miles | 18 min drive)

The perfect day out if you want a personal falconry experience. With a whole host of birds including Owls, Hawks, Falcons, Kite and a Vulture that can fly to your glove, the team will work at your pace and see that you have an amazing time. A half day experience costs £60, full day £120.

Wood Farm Clay Shooting (9 miles | 20 min drive)

The Shooting Club was started in 1987 and is surrounded by glorious countryside. Offering tuition and private parties, prices vary depending on whether you are in a party or require assistance from a member of staff.


The Walled Garden (10 miles | 20 min drive)

Suitable for all ages, this outdoor excursion is a highlight of this pretty Somerset village and offers creative types the perfect inspiration thanks to its honey coloured 17th Century walls. The garden might be small but it offers a variety of traditional flowers and many peaceful spots to enjoy a picnic. 


Frome Town (6 miles | 15 min drive)

Frome can be reached by driving a distance of 6 miles – that’s just 15 minutes away from the hotel. Frome offers many walks including heritage trails and town walks to plaque spotting and pub walks.

Find out more about the routes here.

Cheddar Cave & Gorge (30 miles | 1 hour drive)

Cheddar Caves and Gorge not far from Frome and is one of England’s most iconic and spectacular landscapes. You can explore England’s largest gorge at almost 400 feet deep and three miles long. It is a truly spectacular natural sight.


Nunney Castle (7.5 miles | 15 min drive)

Dating back to the 1370s, there is plenty to learn and makes for a wonderful day out thanks to its sweeping landscape and impressive moat.

Read ‘A Day Trip to Nunney‘ over on our blog.


Town & Surrounding Area (approx 9 miles | 17 min drive)

Distance walkers and cyclists alike love Westbury, and it’s not hard to see why. 9 miles away and 17 minutes by car, head to Church Street and you can see the oldest swimming baths in the country or for those who like retail therapy, Market Place is the only destination you need for keen shoppers.

The White Horse (9 miles | 18 min drive)

You won’t want to miss the opportunity to see the renowned White Horse in person either. If you have younger ones holidaying with you, then the Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team is one you won’t want to miss – only 20 minutes and 11 miles from the hotel they offer various activities and water sports for all ages.


Longleat (100 metres | 7 min walk)

Longleat is a true family destination and loved by all who visit. A stone’s throw away from The Bath Arms (we’re located on the edge of their estate!) we have exclusive offers that the whole family can enjoy. As well as the safari, you can fish and explore the estate as you wish.

Shooting Parties (0 miles | 0 mins)

At The Bath Arms we can also host shooting parties that can be undertaken seasonally from October to February. We’re the number one shooting party destination in Wiltshire!

Longford (30 miles | 1 hour drive)

Fishing and game shooting at the Longford Estate is only an hour and 30 miles away from our Wiltshire accommodation. Offering country pursuits such as fishing and game shooting, you can enjoy the spoils of the surrounding countryside as well as the Wiltshire Avon and River Ebble.


Langford Lakes (17 miles | 27 min drive)

The reserve is made up of three lakes, meadows and the River Wylye forms part of its border. This is the perfect place to visit if you love fishing or bird watching.


Salisbury Plain Safari’s (20 miles | 30 min drive)

Do you prefer a hack or to drive? The horse riding and land rover defender drives and tours offered by Salisbury Plain Safaris offer access to places standard tours just can’t reach. Located 20 miles and half an hour’s drive from our hotel, you won’t want to miss out on these exceptional tours.


Go Skydive (28 miles | 45 min drive)

Go Skydive is an exhilarating and daring way to discover Salisbury and the beautiful skyline. If you’re brave enough to jump you will be afforded views of the Salisbury Plain, the entire South Coast, Solent, Isle of Wight, Bournemouth, Poole, Portsmouth and Southampton.

These are just a small selection of some of the things to do in Wiltshire that we like best. To join us during your getaway and to receive the very best rates, book direct.
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