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!

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Latest News & Views from Pewsey Vale

 

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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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Pewsey Music Festival 2016

Pewsey Music Festival 2016 is an established bijou jewel of a festival, renowned for its eclectic eccentric line-ups and set in the stunning Pewsey Vale. This year it's on Saturday 6th August, in Cooper’s Field, Pewsey, from 12 noon-midnight. John ...
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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 ...
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Top tips for a magical Mother’s Day in the Pewsey Vale

6th March – Mother’s Day – and everyone wants it to be special for their mum. The pressure is on! For young families, husbands have to help their children find a card and a present - and are up against ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Look before you visit!

The Pewsey Vale makes up a large part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the AONB has created a short film of some of the landscape highlights you will see when you come and visit ...
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Wonderful, not at all disappointed!

'Wonderful, not at all disappointed!' That was the view of Marion, a recent visitor to the Bamberg Greenman Carving in Wootton Rivers. This mystical carving in an old oak tree is just on the side of Mud Lane, one of ...
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Sharing your views of the Pewsey Vale

We are always keen to hear the views of visitors to the Pewsey Vale and so were delighted to receive this from Eileen who came back to the Pewsey Vale earlier this summer. I always look forward to my holidays ...