Rushall Manor Pewsey Bed & Breakfast

Local Interests

Salisbury Cathedral
is unique amongst medieval English cathedrals having been built in just 38 years (1220 - 1258) in a single architectural style, early English Gothic. The tower and spire (Britain’s tallest) were added about 50 years later. The building itself is remarkable, a testimony to the faith and practical skills of those who erected it.

Stonehenge and Avebury

Visit Stonehenge! Sun worship temple? Healing centre? Huge calendar? Ho
w did they carry the great stones so far and build this amazing structure using only basic tools?

Old Sarum
Iron Age hill fort was where the first cathedral once stood and the Romans, Normans and Saxons have all left their mark.

West Kennet Long Barrow, Avebury

One of the largest and most impressive Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain. Built in around 3650 BC and used for a short time only, nearly 50 people were buried here.

Throughout the year you will find festivals in towns around the county, including Marlborough International Jazz Festival, Salisbury International Arts Festival, Devizes International Street Festival, Salisbury Food and Drink Festival, Swindon Arts Festival and Womad Festival. During June and July we have the Marlborough open studios when local talent display their works of art
Marlborough Summer School, Thruxton Race track isn't far away. Pewsey Music Festival
 current events in the area go to

Local Towns:  Salisbury, Marlborough, Hungerford, Swindon, and Devizes
There are wonderful walks  like Europe's oldest road - the Ridgeway or along the Kennet and Avon Canal 16 locks all within 2 miles, explore the crop circles or the White Horses. Bicycle or walk on Salisbury Plain
We can store bicycles in a lock up garage and clothes can be dried  if you get wet.
Within a few miles you can find golf and fishing. In our garden we have a tennis court.

has many different types of attraction to interest the visitor.  From the Abbey and its vaults, to Towers, follies, parks & museums. There's definitely something for everyone!


Local rail links to Bath, Bristol, the west country and London, from Pewsey 3 miles from the house


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