There are many footpaths & cycle routes in the surrounding area, with the Wiltshire & Berkshire canal towpaths also nearby. Within a short drive are the picturesque villages of Lacock & Castle Combe, both favourite locations for TV & film directors. Lacock features in Harry Potter, Downton Abbey & Pride & Prejudice, & Castle Combe was the backdrop for War Horse. Chippenham is an old market town with good shopping facilities & Devizes is on the Kennet & Avon canal with the famous Caen locks. Bradford on Avon is often referred to as a ‘mini Bath’ with splendid Georgian architecture & a bustling community. The Roman spa city of Bath itself is a short drive & a must visit for a day out, with many famous sights to explore such as the museums, the abbey, Pulteney Bridge & the Roman baths to name but a few. Bowood House has magnificent gardens & adventure playground, & the famous ancient sites & stone circles at Stonehenge & Avebury are worth a visit. Shop 3 miles, pub & restaurant 2 miles.