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Historic market town, founded in Norman times and now a commercial centre for the area. Are you looking for things to do in Devizes? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Historic Wiltshire market town on the Kennet & Avon canal. Founded in Norman times and centred around an 11th century castle which was destroyed during the English Civil War. Many fine Georgian buildings still exist from its time as a textile centre.

Known for...   Devizes Castle, Battle of Roundway Down, Devizes Prison, Kennet and Avon Canal and Wadworth's Brewery


Did you know...

  • Devizes was founded in Norman times when the town grew up around Devizes castle.
  • During the Civil War, the Battle of Roundway Down took place nearby and the castle was demolished.
  • Devizes has over 500 listed buildings, which is an unusually large number for a small town.



 

  Attractions

Caen Hill Locks FREE

Impressive flight of 16 locks restored to their former grandeur on the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1QR

 

Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre

Fascinating history of this family owned brewery with over 125 years of traditional ales.
New Park Street
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1JW

 

Devizes Town Trail

Historic walking route through this Norman and Medieval towns most famous places.
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1BN

 

Roundway Hill FREE

Site of Oliver's Castle, an iron age hill fort, and location of the civil war Battle of Roundway Down.
Roundway
Devizes
SN11 0PW

Recommended by Poppy & Max, Wiltshire
“Stunning views and great dog walking country”

 

Hatfield Earthworks (Marden Henge)

English Heritage - The earthworks of a Neolithic henge and monumental mound, by a loop in the River Avon.
near Marden
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 3QJ

 
 

  Children's Activities

Coral Cove Devizes Play & Adventure Centre

Coral Cove is Wiltshire's bright and exciting childrens indoor soft play centre.
Hopton Park, London Road
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 2ET

01380739944

Recommended by Mikey & Tom, Wiltshire
“Great fun for a few hours entertaining the kids or a childrens party”

 
 

  Museums

Wiltshire Heritage Museum

Come and explore our Museum with outstanding collections that trace the fascinating history of Wiltshire.
41 Long Street
Devizes
SN10 1NS

01380727369

 

The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust Museum

History of the Kennet and Avon canal.
Couch Lane
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1EB

01380721279

 
 

  Parks

Peppercombe Wood FREE

Peppercombe Wood is a strip of picturesque ancient woodland on the edge of Urchfont.
Peppercombe Lane
Urchfont
Wiltshire
SN10 4QS

 

Oakfrith Wood Local Nature Reserve FREE

Forms part of the Urchfont Manor Estate, the former home of the Pollock family. The woodland which extends to 14.1 hectares.
Urchfont Manor
Wiltshire
SN10 4RH

 
 

  Galleries

Bluestone Gallery

Museums & Galleries.
Old Swan Yard
8 High Street
Town Centre
SN10 1AT

01380729589

 
 

  Bowling

Devizes Bowls Club

Bowling.
Long Street
Devizes
SN10 1NS

01380720119

 
 

  Cinema

The Palace

Cinema.
19 Market Place
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 1JQ

01380722971

 
 

  Golf

Erlestoke Sands Golf Club

Golf Club.
Erlestoke
Devizes
Wiltshire
SN10 5UA

 

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