10 days in Wiltshire Itinerary

10 days in Wiltshire Itinerary

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10 days in Wiltshire Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
1
Salisbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Chippenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Swindon
— 4 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection and The Salisbury Museum. Bring the kids along to Moors Valley Country Park and Forest and Finkley Down Farm Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Close, get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, see the interesting displays at Fordingbridge Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salisbury tour itinerary maker app .

Valletta, Malta to Salisbury is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Salisbury is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Valletta in September, expect nights in Salisbury to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chippenham.

Things to do in Salisbury

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, Paultons Park, Fordingbridge Museum, Finkley Down Farm Park
Highlights from your plan
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection ©
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
Moors Valley Country Park and Forest ©
Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park

2
nights
Chippenham

Chippenham ©
Chippenham is a historic market town in Wiltshire, England, east of Bath and west of London. On the 14th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Chippenham Museum, then stroll around John Coles Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at The Hope Nature Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Krazy Golf Lydney and then take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chippenham attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Chippenham takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Swindon.

Things to do in Chippenham

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Krazy Golf Lydney, Westonbirt Arboretum, The Hope Nature Centre, The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon
Highlights from your plan
John Coles Park ©
John Coles Park
The Hope Nature Centre ©
The Hope Nature Centre
Krazy Golf Lydney ©
Krazy Golf Lydney

4
nights
Swindon

Swindon ©
Swindon is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, midway between Bristol, 35mi to the west and Reading, 35mi to the east. Kids will appreciate attractions like Combat Splat Paintball and Cotswold Farm Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The International Centre for Birds of Prey and Coate Water Country Park. Explore Swindon's surroundings by going to The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and St. Nicholas' Church (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Lydiard Park, don't miss a visit to The Magic Roundabout, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Stanton Country Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Swindon road trip tool .

Swindon is very close to Chippenham. September in Swindon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swindon

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

West Kennet Long Barrow, The International Centre for Birds of Prey, The Cotswold Range, St. Nicholas' Church, Cotswold Farm Park
Highlights from your plan
Combat Splat Paintball ©
Combat Splat Paintball
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park