Welcome to the Pewsey Vale

in Wiltshire

We think we live in the one of the most beautiful and unspoilt places in the UK and would love you to come and visit us.

Whether you are looking for an active walking or cycling break, or perhaps a canal holiday, the Pewsey Vale has it all.

With unique and welcoming places to stay, friendly and atmospheric places to eat, drink and shop, as well as a lively and varied events scene, there's a lot for you to enjoy.


The Pewsey Vale is located in the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is helping to fund our on-line presence.  Thank you!



Latest News & Views from the Pewsey Vale



Blown away by a wealth of Wiltshire treasures

The Vale of Pewsey is the ideal location to stay in when you visit Wiltshire. Why? Because, not only do you have a wealth of important historical places and landscape settings in the Vale, but you can so easily access ...

Log fires, local brews and other Christmas news

This edition includes our ideas on where to go to enjoy log fires and local brews in the Pewsey Vale this Christmas, as well as details of our winners of the Small Business Saturday Free Prize Draw and information on ...
Christmas Robin collage - Pewsey Dementia Art Group

November Newsletter

Included in this edition is information on the Free Prize Draw we are running with www.localuncovered.com to support our small businesses, as well as information on what's on in the run up to Christmas and gift ideas. Have a look ...
China Town: Hashim Akib

Leading artists at the McNeill Gallery

Among the works of the many leading artists exhibited at the McNeill Gallery, you will find the modern acrylic works of international artist Hashim Akib. Hashim worked as an illustrator for many years and has an impressive list of clients, ...

Top 3 Autumn Walks in the Pewsey Vale

Summer may have come to an end but it’s not quite time to hibernate yet! Autumn in the Pewsey Vale is a glorious time for walking and cycling. From the greenness and leafiness of summer, over the next few weeks, ...
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Views of Wiltshire

A wonderful video from the air by VisitWiltshire including lots of shots of the Pewsey Vale. Keep an eye out for Wilton Windmill, Crofton Beam Engines and the Kennet & Avon Canal, as well as a positive herd of white ...
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The History Mystery

One of the loveliest things to do in the summer is to go for a walk or a bike ride (or perhaps in the car if it’s raining!) in the beautiful Pewsey Vale countryside and - whether planned or impromptu ...
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Hand Crafted

The Pewsey Vale, in the heart of rural Wiltshire, has inspired creativity and passion for many artists and writers over the centuries – the 20th century artist Robert Hughes, the 19th century writer Rev A C Smith, the 18th century ...
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Visit Crofton Beam Engines & help their campaign

The volunteers at Crofton Beam Engines have some exciting and ambitious restoration plans. As Phil Harding of TV’s Time Team says: "I’ve known Crofton all my life and still enjoy visiting this special place. Crofton is important both as part ...
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Taking Care of the Countryside

The Pewsey Vale is a beautiful, rural part of the country and we want you to enjoy your visit. We also want to avoid headlines such as this one from The Daily Telegraph (8th March 2016): Britain's worst sheep-worrying 'in ...

Busman’s Holiday?

So, you're staying in the Pewsey Vale. Or perhaps you live in the area, and you want to go out for the day. It's difficult to choose which walk to do, but there's the one that takes you to see ...
Pewsey Avon Bridge and Ford

A New Year – & New Resolutions?

Most of us make resolutions, but how many of us actually achieve them? Not that many, if lifestyle media is to be believed. Anywhere between just 8% and 20% of people who make them are successful - depending on what ...