Groups visiting Wiltshire can benefit from a selection of new tours and packages to the likes of Bowood House & Gardens, as well as a range of exhibitions and events such as Salisbury Cathedral’s Festival of Flowers.

Trowbridge Sensory Garden


The Sensory Garden in Trowbridge Park is a peaceful place to spend an afternoon.

The new group tours and packages include the Butterfly World & Farm Park at Studley Grange Garden & Leisure Park where groups of ten or more can pre-book a demonstration from a horticultural expert, as well as other group benefits. 

Bowood House & Gardens, which reopens on 1st April 2022, is offering Private Walled Garden Tours and Capability Brown Parkland Tour packages which can include lunch or cream tea in the Stables Restaurant for groups of 15 or more. 

Group-friendly exhibitions and events across the county include the Thomas Hardy Exhibition at the Wessex Museums (28th May - 30th October 2022) which consists of four exhibitions entitled ‘Hardy’s Wessex’ that is said to be the largest collection of the Victorian novelist and poet’s memorabilia ever displayed at one time. 

Hardy’s story will be retold with period costumes, personal letters, art and archaeology across four local venues, including the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes and the Salisbury Museum. 

Also in Salisbury, the Cathedral will host a Festival of Flowers (10th - 15th May) which is set to feature around 30,000 blooms and floral displays designed by local flower arrangers. 

Salisbury Cathedral


Salisbury Cathedral lit up at night is a sight to behold.

Local towns

Marlborough offers a range of attractions for groups, such as the new Tower Tour at the 15th century St Peter’s Church, as well as a visit to the Merchant’s House, a 17th century restored silk merchant house in the town centre.

In Trowbridge groups can explore the town’s 1,000-year-old history at the Trowbridge Museuem which recently reopened after a period of refurbishment. 

For those visiting Bradford on Avon there are a range of shops and restaurants to explore through its narrow streets, as well as Cotswold stone houses and cottages that line the banks of the River Avon.

Bradford on Avon


The pretty riverside town of Bradford on Avon.

Meanwhile Trowbridge provides a base from which to explore Wiltshire landmarks such as Avebury and Stonehenge. The Sensory Garden in Trowbridge Park, close to the town centre, will appeal to those seeking a moment of tranquility.

For further information on bookable tours, itineraries, group offers, benefits for group travel organisers, and coach drivers, group-friendly refreshment stops and places to stay, you can visit