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County town of Wiltshire located on the River Biss which grew rapidly as a textile centre. Why get bored in Trowbridge when there is so much to do? If you need some help then we've got plenty of exciting ideas for you throughout the town.

Trowbridge is the county town of Wiltshire, located on the River Biss and historically a major textile centre but now a busy modern town.

Known for...   Wiltshire County Town, River Biss, Kennet & Avon Canal, Trowbridge Castle, Wiltshire County Council, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile

Did you know...

  • Trowbridge is the county town of Wiltshire and the county council is one of the largest employers in the town, together with Virgin Mobile and Vodafone.
  • Land around Trowbridge was being farmed over 3,000 years ago and the town is recorded in the Domesday Book as the village of Straburg with 100 residents.
  • The Kennet and Avon canal was instrumental in the development of the town during the industrial revolution, when the town was a major textile producer, known as "The Manchester of the West".



Hope Nature Centre FREE

We do hope that you will support us by visiting and using our facilities, it's a great day out & a fabulous location for children.
Southwick Country Park, Frome Road
Nr Trowbridge
BA14 9QD



Trowbridge Museum FREE

Our award-winning museum is one of Wiltshire's finest history museums and the county's only specialist textile museum.
The Shires
BA14 8AT


Recommended by Holly Ward, Melksham



Green Lane Nature Park FREE

We are developing a 30 hectare nature park on agricultural land to the south of Green Lane Wood and north of Biss Wood.
near Trowbridge
BA14 6DH


Biss Meadows FREE

Situated along the River Biss providing a rich variety of habitats for wildlife; including ponds, scrapes, wildflower meadows.
Broadcloth Lane East
BA14 7HF


Biss Wood FREE

Biss Wood near Trowbridge was given to us in 2012 by Gilbert Green, a keen local conservationist who had owned the wood since 1984.
off the A350
West Ashton
BA14 6DH


Green Lane Wood FREE

This gorgeous ancient oak woodland has two characters: one area is dark and dense, the other open and sunny.
Yarnbrook Road
Ashton Common
BA14 6DE


Southwick County Park FREE

The area consists of several fields, each with its unique atmosphere. Located on the edge of Trowbridge, a 100 acre site.
White Row Hill
BA14 0EF


Conigre Mead FREE

Conigre Mead is a small urban nature reserve in the heart of Melksham - a lovely grassy meadow on the banks of the Bristol Avon.
Alder Way
SN12 6UL



Odeon Trowbridge

Multi-screen cinema.
St Stephen's Pl
BA14 8TQ



  Leisure centres

Trowbridge Sports Centre

Leisure centre and swimming pool.
Frome Road
BA14 0DJ


Looking for places to visit near Trowbridge? We certainly are! - Tell us your favourite.

Didn't find anything? Why not try further afield?

Bradford on Avon (2.8 miles)
Bath (7.7 miles)
Yate (17.7 miles)
Chippenham (10.5 miles)
Badminton (15.7 miles)
Malmesbury (18.9 miles)
Calne (11.9 miles)
Wroughton (22.9 miles)
Wells (20.4 miles)
Cheddar (24.7 miles)
Weston-Super-Mare (33.3 miles)
Map directions
Devizes (9.5 miles)
Marlborough (21.8 miles)
Hungerford (30.6 miles)
Frome (8 miles)
Shepton Mallet (17.2 miles)
Glastonbury (25.1 miles)
Westbury (4.2 miles)
Warminster (8 miles)
Shaftesbury (21.7 miles)
Amesbury (21.2 miles)
Salisbury (24.9 miles)
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