, Wiltshire, is rapidly growing a market town (population around 24,000) that's an ideal base for touring Wiltshire and the surrounding counties.
for a plan of the residential areas of Melksham - useful if you're moving to the area.
, Castle Combe
, Devizes and Bath
are all lovely towns and villages to walk around within a dozen miles. A little further afield, you have places like Frome
Stately homes and gardens such as The Courts
, Corsham Court
, Great Chalfield
can each be reached within 30 minutes.
Fancy a country walk? Try the Kennet and Avon Canal
, the Westbury White Horse
, Roundway Hill Covert
or Morgans Hill
Melksham's Tourist Information centre, on Church Walk
is open during the day on Monday to Friday, and on Saturday mornings too. Run independently of major financial support, the knowledgeable team there lead by Terri Welch has a range of local literature second to none, and plenty of advise and suggestions as to what to see and do. The can be reached on 01225 707424.
Inside Melksham Tourist Information Centre
If you're looking for somewhere to stay in Melksham, Well House Consultants offer accommodation at their Well House Manor Hotel
Well House Manor is a quiet hotel set in 3/4 acres of grounds just five minutes from the town centre. Designed with business visitors in mind, all rooms are large doubles or twins, all an en-suite, all are fitted with large screen TVs with over 30 channels available, all have large work desks and in room internet access (both wired and wireless) if you have your laptop with you.
Well House Manor, Melksham
At weekends and during holiday periods, most of the guests at Well House Manor are leisure visitors to the area looking for a quite base for a few days; we're non-smoking, we don't take pets or young children. We cheerfully provide crockery, cutlery and glasses so that you can choose you own food and drink from a wide range of local suppliers, and our restaurant seating is arranged so that all of our guests can sit together and talk about what they've done today and where they're going tomorrow. If that sounds like your thing, please phone us to book on 01225 709638, email email@example.com
or follow one of the Hotel
Other hotels in Melksham and the surrounding area are listed at www.melkshamhotel.co.uk