About the Area

Visiting Salisbury Plain Wiltshire

See and Do near Mill House Bed & Breakfast

The Salisbury area is rich in history, glorious countryside for walking and there are many gardens and pubs to visit close to Berwick St James.

We will happily give our visitors guidance over places to go during their stay with us. Longleat, Bath and Avebury are all within easy reach for a day trip. Wilton House, Breamore House and museum, Old Sarum, and The New Forest with its ponies are all nearby. Winchester is close, and if you visit Bath think of Jane Austen and Sally Lunn!

While we do not offer dinner, the ‘Boot Inn’ in the village is within a short stroll. The food is excellent and has been enjoyed by many of our guests. (Closed for dinner on Sundays and Mondays). Tel: 01722 790633. Also highly recommended is The Bell Inn at Wylye Tel number 01985 248893.

Bath, Somerset

Day Trips within easy reach

Longleat, Bath and Avebury are all within easy reach for a day trip. Longleat, surrounded by 900 acres of 'Capability' Brown landscaped grounds, is home to the UK's original Safari Park. Visitors marvel at Longleat House’s architecture, one of the finest examples of Elizabethan architecture in Britain. Bath - The city of Bath is famed globally for its Roman Baths and Georgian architecture which have led it to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Avebury is part of an extraordinary set of Neolithic and Bronze Age ceremonial sites that seemingly formed a vast sacred landscape.

Salisbury – 15 mins

Salisbury, with its splendid cathedral and medieval buildings, Old Sarum and Wilton House, the home of the Earl of Pembroke are all within 15 minutes drive. They are all highly recommended as places to visit. Salisbury has the Playhouse theatre and, in late May every year, the city holds an arts festival.
Stonehenge (1)

B&B Near Stonehenge – 4 miles

Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated prehistoric stone circle in the world, consisting of an outer ring of vertical sarsen standing stones, each around 13 feet high, seven feet wide, and weighing around 25 tons, topped by connecting horizontal lintel stones. Researchers believe it's a giant solar calendar that may link the UK to ancient Egypt. Stonehenge is only 4 miles away from Mill House Bed & Breakfast. It can be reached in 5 minutes by car or by an attractive walk for those who are feeling active.