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  1. Bluebell wood near Pewsey on the North Wessex Downs
  2. North Wessex Downs
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Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Discover the areas within the AONBs

  1. The golden city of Bath has been welcoming visitors for over 2,000 years. Designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Bath is home to some of the most impressive architectural sights in the world such as the Royal Crescent, the Circus and Pulteney.
  2. Henley on Thames
    South Oxfordshire is an area full of natural beauty, picturesque villages, shops to browse and places to stay and to eat.
  3. Corsham High Street
    Looking to visit the amazing town of Corsham?...If so, click here to get the latest Corsham tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!
  4. Pewsey Wharf
    Once the heart of King Alfred’s lands, the Vale of Pewsey contains rich history including the site of the Wolfhall, where Jane Seymour met King Henry VIII.
  5. Marlborough (C) Marlborough Town Council
    Looking to visit the amazing town of Marlborough?...If so, click here to get the latest Marlborough tourist information direct from the official Wiltshire tourism site!
  6. North Wessex Downs AONB
    The rolling North Wessex Downs encompass some of England’s finest landscapes. The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was created in 1972 to conserve and enhance the natural beauty and tranquillity of these landscapes.
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  7. Nestling alongside the Kennet & Avon Canal and surrounded by beautiful countryside, Hungerford is a charming town which captivates both locals and visitors.
  8. Dyrham Park winter
    Elegant 17th century mansion and deer park set in acres of rolling countryside.
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  9. Crofton Beam Engines, Marlborough
    Crofton Pumping Station was built in 1807-9 to supply water to the highest point of the Kennet & Avon canal which links London and Bristol.
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  10. Castle Combe Circuit
    Ultimate motoring thrills for adrenaline junkies.
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  11. The Cotswolds
    The Cotswolds offers the sort of chocolate box views that many imagine when they think of England. Its honey-coloured limestone villages and rolling farmland, dotted with curly-haired Cotswold sheep, make up the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country.
  12. Marlow is without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames. Situated on a broad sweep of the river between Henley and Windsor and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills the charming Georgian market town is made up of historic streets, boutique shops and plenty of character.
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