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David Foster

The lively Wiltshire market town of Devizes is three miles away from Tichborne's Farm Cottages. A great place to shop, eat, drink and have fun, Devizes has everything you need to ensure your self-catering holiday at Tichborne's is relaxing and entertaining!

Devizes has a choice of supermarkets including Morrisons, Marks and Spencer Simply Food, Tesco and Sainsbury's and a good range of interesting independent shops. For easy self-catering, there are also two excellent delicatessens, some takeaways and lots of good restaurants.

Devizes has a cinema, chemists, medical and dental services. The colourful weekly market on Thursday mornings is worth a visit,and there is a monthly Farmers' Market. The Wadworth Brewery in the town still makes deliveries every weekday using traditional horse-drawn drays. Their 6X beer is on offer in most of the local pubs and you can also get a good range of other guest beers in the town.

If you want to delve beneath the surface of Devizes and find out about its past, heritage, lost pubs or even its ghost you can take a guided walk of the town with local historian John Girvan. For more information about guided walks of Devizes see here.