Malmesbury Attractions

Top Attractions in Malmesbury


Malmesbury Abbey

Seen from miles around this 12th century Abbey is the jewel of the town with over 65,000 visitors every year. The impressive architecture, rich history, religious prominence, and exciting events calendar make it a popular destination. You’ll even find a Café and Bookshop inside.

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Athelstan Museum

Named after the first ‘King of all England’, Athelstan Museum tells the history of a town built to a Saxon road plan on the site of a 2,800 year old hill fort and the surrounding area. You’ll find it in our bustling Town Hall.

Find out more on the Museum’s website

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Market Cross

Dating back to 1490, the Market Cross stands on an 11th century graveyard. Intended as a sheltered civic meeting place, the Market Cross remains a social centre for events and gatherings.

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Market Cross


Abbey House Gardens

With over 1,300 years of history, the first ‘King of all England’ buried somewhere in the gardens and two saints thrown down the well, the gardens have many stories to tell. Tourists and residents alike are drawn to the tranquil haven and the rare and beautiful views have given it the reputation as one of the great gardens of the world.

Go to the Abbey House Gardens website

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