Warminster activities and things to do
Warminster is in Wiltshire. The town has a vast history and was first established in Anglo-Saxon times. The town is known for its strong military connections. Warminster is well known for its picturesque landscape and it’s the perfect location for people that like activity based holidays as there is plenty of opportunity for walking and cycling.
Getting to Warminster
Warminster is easy to access via road, train, bus or air. The A303 and the M3 motorway will take you to Warminster. Several of the UK’s major airports offer flights to Warminster. The main ones are Bristol, Gatwick and Heathrow. London’s Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads stations offer a train service.
What’s on and where to go
October is a good time for street fairs and carnivals, with two major events being held in October. The Warminster Carnival features live music and a funfair and Wonders of Warminster features an 18th century street fair. For lovers of live music, July is the month for live music in the park. Warminster is also home to Longleat Safari Park, which is one of the UK’s most popular attractions.
Another major tourist attract that Warminster is famed for is Wookey Hole. The site has numerous attractions – a visitor could easily spend their entire day there and never find time to get bored. Bookings can be completed online. For those that feel like venturing a little further afield, Warminster isn’t too far away from Stone Henge, the Roman baths and the Cheddar caves. Visitors will also find numerous historic sites to explore such as St Leonard’s Church.
Warminster Activity Centre is the place to go for high octane activities. They offer paintball, laser tag, a shooting range and airsoft. For those that feel like going undercover for the day, they offer spy training and there’s bush craft, where people can learn survival skills. The centre’s prices are affordable and range from £20-49.
Hen Experts arrange a huge array of activities in the Warminster area, including extreme quad biking and clay pigeon shooting.
The Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Centre offers rock climbing, raft building, river crossing and a whole host of other outdoor activities.
When it comes to pubs in Warminster, the visitor is spoiled for choice. The Snooty Fox, The Woolpack and The Weymouth Arms are just three of the local pubs. For meals out, Ruby’s Bistro is open most evenings.