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Tel code: 01249 | code search
Postcode: SN15 | code search
Population: 28100
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The Druids

Chippenham Events

Chippenham Pancake Race

North Wiltshire Orchestra Spring Concert

Chippenham Beer Festival

Chippenham Folk Festival

Chippenham Dragon Boat Race
Jazz at the Greathouse
North Wiltshire Festival

The Emergency Service Show

Greathouse Christmas Bazaar
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Easys Taxis
"Booked a taxi for 5.30am today & it didn't turn up,which led to missing a train & plane. Was informed by other firms not to use easys taxi Chippenham as ..." More

Rose & Crown
"Just what Chippenham has been waiting for! It is such a relief to finally have a decent restaurant in Chippenham. The Rose and Crown has had a bad ..." More

Pixtons Green
"Good Points: Wonderful owner, beautiful setting and house. Hugely kind and accommodating. General review: Excellent. Was a wonderful stay.

Date visited: 2009-09-07 ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Chippenham | 10 Places to Stay

Chippenham owes its existence to a horseshoe-shaped meander in the River Avon which created an ideal defensive position being surrounded by water on three sides. The strategic importance of this arrangement wasn't lost on the Saxon King Alfred The Great who had his administrative seat there. One of the West of England's principle market towns, it has hosted the world famous Chippenham Folk Festival for many decades. Situated a few miles from the M4 the town is also on Brunel's Great Western Railway running between Bristol and London and retains some magnificent railway arches built by the great engineer. The history of the town is best observed at the Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre housed in a fine 18th Century grade II listed building. There's even a display highlighting an old custom of using mummified cats, frogs and bats to ward off evil spirits! The town's magnificent Town Hall is available for a range of public uses from weddings to business conferences. With its ornate plaster work and high ceilings it makes an excellent choice of venue for that special occasion. Alternatively there's the historic Neeld Hall overlooking Borough Parade which boasts an auditorium complete with a large stage a classical theatre façade.


Carter Dutton
DMI Finance
Goodwin Shaw
Menzies Cameron & Co
Weybourne Financial Services Ltd


Chippenham Museum and Hertiage Centre
Dyrham Park
Kidz Combat Adventures Ltd
Lackham Countryside Park
Pound Hill Garden
Sheldon Manor


Premier Inn Chippenham *book online*
Travelodge Chippenham Leigh Delamere M4 Westbound *book online*


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Caravan Park

Plough Lane Caravan Site
Wick Farm Caravan Site

Care Home

Ferfoot Care Home


Yoga - Yogatree


Buds 2000 Ltd


Holly Cottage

The Brewhouse


North Wiltshire District Council


Dental Health for Life
Hanlon and Gardner Dental Practice
High Street Dental Practice
London Road Dental Practice


Hathaway Surgery
Jubilee Field Surgery
Lodge Surgery
Rowden Surgery
Three Shires Medical Practice

Estate Agent

Allen & Harris
Atwell Martin
Dreweatt Neate
Straker & Co
Taylors Estate Agents

Golf Club



Neeld Arms
The Old House At Home


Brindy’s Car Boot

Chippenham Town Market
Old Dairy Farm Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Black Horse
Mill House
New Inn
Old Road Tavern
Rose & Crown
Rowden Arms
Three Crowns Inn


Good Food Cottage
Lysley Arms
Oriental Aroma
Spice Of Asia


Forrester & Forrester
Goughs Solicitors
Jeary & Lewis Solicitors
Rayners Solicitors
Richard Griffiths & Co


Bradies Private Hire
Easys Taxis
Emerald Cars
Home James
J J Taxis Ltd
Park Lane Taxis
Red & White
Webbs Taxis


Hale Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Biddestone TC (Tennis)
Bromham (Amateur Football)
Chippenham (Men's Hockey)
Chippenham (Women's Hockey)
Chippenham & Dist Wheelers (Cycling)
Chippenham CC (Cricket)
Chippenham Rugby Football Club (Rugby Union)
Chippenham TC (Tennis)
Chippenham Town (Amateur Football)
Kington Langley CC (Cricket)
Seagry CC (Cricket)



Avon Florists
Allington Plants & Garden Shop
Reptile Shack
Ideal Chemists Ltd
Brignall & Partners
Majestic Wine
Robert Dyas
Cellar Gallery
AWE Fine Art
Harvey M & A
Tallywacker Farm
Lloyds Pharmacy

Pets At Home
Edward and Alan Ltd
Allington Farm Shop
The Flower Shop
All Aspects Photography


Delomosne & Son Ltd


Kidz Combat Adventures Ltd(Adventure)
Castle Combe Racing School(Motor Sports)
Castle Combe Skid Pan(Motor Sports)

Places to Stay near Chippenham

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Premier Inn Chippenham (1.33 miles)

Premier Inn Chippenham
Ideally located within easy reach of the M4. Local attractions include Bowood Adventure Park and Castle Combe race circuit. Conveniently located for Chippenham train station. For shops and local amenities Chippenham town centre is only ... More | visit website
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The Jolly Huntsman (2.54 miles)

The Jolly Huntsman

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A privately owned traditional village freehouse offering en-suite accommodation with free wireless broadband. Delicious home cooked breakfasts, lunches and evening meals and an excellent selection of well kept real ales and ... More | visit website

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Damson Cottage B&B (2.74 miles)

Damson Cottage B&B
Damson Cottage is a cosy B&B constructed from traditional Wiltshire stone, with the oldest part of the cottage dating back some 250 years, and situated in the stunning hamlet of Reybridge near Lacock only 8 ... More | visit website
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Old Rectory (3.01 miles)

Old Rectory
Delightful Grade II listed Rectory, an excellent example of Victorian gothic architecture. Set in 8 acres with gardens and orchard, it is just a stroll to the medieval village of Lacock, and good pubs ... More | visit website
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Red Lion (3.15 miles)

Red Lion

Bed & Breakfast, Good Food, Wine and Real Ales in Historic Surroundings The Red Lion Lacock is a Wadworth Brewery Heritage Pub and offers bed and breakfast accommodation to a superior standard. All the rooms have ... More | visit website

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Methuen Arms Hotel (3.44 miles)

Methuen Arms Hotel

The Methuen Arms, is an elegant Georgian Town House Hotel set in the pretty market town of Corsham, just a few miles from Bath and conveniently situated on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Winter's ... More | visit website

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Mead Lodge (3.53 miles)

Mead Lodge
A Few places in Europe can rival the ancient monuments and ceremonial landscapes of Wiltshire UK which include the World Heritage Sites of Stonehenge and Avebury. Salisbury Cathedral; with its soaring Spire; is another major ... More | visit website
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Heatherly Cottage (3.59 miles)

Heatherly Cottage
17th Century Heatherly Cottage is situated in a quiet lane approximately nine miles from Bath and close to the attractive town of Corsham. We are three miles from the National Trust village of Lacock ... More | visit website
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Queenwood Golf Lodge (3.61 miles)

Queenwood Golf Lodge

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Queenwood Golf Lodge, part of The Bowood Estate,home of Lord & Lady Lansdowne. Queenwood is set between the 7th & 8th fairways of one of the finest 18-hole championship ... More

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Poppey Cottage (3.64 miles)

Poppey Cottage
Sleeps 7 - 9 We also let the cottage for romantic nights for two.A Wisteria clad cottage in the historic town of Corsham with a beautiful garden 3 bedrooms lounge kitchen and dining room. A ... More | visit website

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