Things to see and do - Marlborough
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Marlborough Travel guide
Marlborough : Michelin's recommendations
This ancient town is strategically placed on the London-Bath road. It is famous for its cattle market and its school, renowned since the 19C. The Marlborough Downs stretch out to the north, crossed by the Ridgeway Path and... dotted with flocks of sheep!
Tourist attractions Marlborough : Things to see and do
Savernake Forest was where Norman and Tudor kings hunted boar and deer. Until, in the 18C, its 4000 acres were replanted by the famous landscape gardener Capability Brown (1715-83) with oak, ash, larch and thousands of beech trees. This magnificent f..
England's finest burial barrow (104 m x 23 m), dating from 3500 to 3000 B.C. The entrance at the east end is flanked by two giant sarsen stones. The passage, lateral vaults and the chamber at the far end are roofed with massive cap stones, supported ..
It is difficult to make out the plan of the stones since the only vantage points are the earth banks, reinforced by a ditch, around the site. They enclose a circle of 100 sarcens and two inner rings. From the south exit, an avenue of about 100 pairs ..
High Street, Ogbourne St George GB - Ogbourne Saint George SN8 1SL
This warm and cosy hotel with lovely views and a restaurant is in the beautiful Marlborough Downs of Wiltshire. The family-run Parklands is an 18th-century country inn with friendly staff and up-to-date facilities. It is a 5-minute drive from juncti..
1 High Street GB - Marlborough SN8 1AA
Featuring free WiFi, The Bear Hotel offers accommodation in Marlborough. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. A flat-screen TV is available. Bath is 44 km from The Bear Hotel, while Oxford is 49 k..
Bath Rd GB - SN8 1QD West Overton
A simple, friendly pub, rescued from oblivion by a local couple, who hired an experienced pair to run it. The menu mixes pub classics with Mediterranean-influenced dishes; presentation is modern but not at the expense of flavour.
27 Kingsbury Hill GB - SN8 1JA Marlborough
Cosy, buzzy bistro with a loyal local following. Two rooms feature an eclectic range of memorabilia - including architects' plans and vineyard maps. The menu is equally as diverse, with dishes ranging from fishcakes to monkfish 'ossobuco'.
The Square GB - SN8 2PE Ramsbury
Charming 16C pub with stylish, well-appointed bedrooms. Dine on pub favourites among hop-covered beams in the open-fired bar or sit on smart tartan banquettes in the crisply laid dining room and choose from more ambitious, accomplished dishes. You'll..
GB - SN8 3JP Little Bedwyn
Former pub with smartly laid tables and an intimate atmosphere. Flavourful, seasonal cooking is presented in a modern style, whilst still retaining a classical base; produce is top quality and fish plays an important role. The wine list is comprehens..