Local places to visit must include Malmesbury Abbey which was founded as a Benedictine monastery around 676 and Malmesbury is arguably the oldest continually inhabited town in England. There is a great town walk which takes you the whole way around the town, a great idea for a nice afternoon stroll.
The Abbey Gardens
Situated next door run by the "Naked Gardeners" is a great place to finish off your day.
With it's large collection of over 3,000 trees from all over the world is a wonderful place to visit for a walk and lunch or tea in the restaurant.
The picturesque villages of Castle Combe voted Britain's prettiest village where they filmed Doctor Dolittle and parts of War Horse is a must to visit.
The Roman City of Bath is just a short drive away with the Roman Baths and Therma Spa a wonderful way to spend a day or two. The tour bus is a great way to travel around Bath and then decide which of the attractions you would like to spend more time at.
Cotswold Water Park
It is an area of 40 square miles with 150 lakes which you can use to swim, kayaking, windsurfing and cycling to name a few activities. Just 10 miles from Manor Farm.
The Cotswolds are on our doorstep with Cirencester, Stow on the Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Warwick are all places you could visit for a day out.
Bowood House and Gardens
A magnificent 18th century family home of the Earl and Contess of Shelburne. The house contains family heirlooms, and works of art. It stands in 'Capability Brown' parkland with an outstanding Adventure Playground for the children.
It has a wonderful collection of paintings and statuary. The Picture Gallery and State Rooms are completely open for visitors to wander around.
Longleat House is a beautiful stately home situated in 900 acres of Capability Brown landscaped parkland where you will find Longleat Safari and Adventure Park.