You might already know of Malmesbury’s rich history as England’s oldest borough or heard about the stunning 12th Century Abbey still very much in use today. But this charming town also has fascinating stories to tell of Kings, flying monks, philosophers, Warden and Freemen and much more! Visit the original Market Cross, the Abbey House & Gardens or the Athelstan Museum, there’s a lot to discover!
Full of vibrant energy and home to famous and popular musical, cultural and festival events, no visit to Malmesbury is complete without time to browse the charming streets and thriving High Street with unique independent retailers or a stop at one of the lively cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars. With a calendar bursting with all sorts of events there’s something for everyone.
An exciting town with big ideas, new and enterprising concepts are home grown right here. From Dyson HQ, to skateboarding in the 12th century Abbey, TV show inventors, award winning art projects, start-ups and promising young enterprise. Malmesbury is a hub for innovative thinking and brand new projects – it’s all happening!