Wiltshire Quick Facts & Figures

Map of Wiltshire
Wiltshire in England Map – GFDL via wikipedia commons

Wiltshire is located in South West England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Salisbury, Warminster and Swindon. Wiltshire’s location makes it a convenient place from which to explore South West England and the West Country.

Wiltshire includes the world famous Stonehenge and a host of historic sites, the county also has a number of charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic Wilshire countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Stonehenge and Avebury sites part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Longleat, Stourhead Gardens and Salisbury Cathedral. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Wiltshire Quick Facts

Population: 639,500

Region: South West England

Area total: 3,485 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01722 (Salisbury), 01985 (Warminster), 01793 (Swindon).

Postcode Area: SP (Salisbury), BA12 (Warminster), SN (Swindon).

Closest Airports: Bournemouth Airport, Southampton Airport and Bristol Airport.

Local Food: Wiltshire Lardy Cake, Artisan Cheeses and locally brewed beers, ciders and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Salisbury, Warminster, Swindon, Amesbury and Chippenham.

Famous Attractions: Stonehenge and Avebury sites part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Longleat, Stourhead Gardens and Salisbury Cathedral.
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