Extending to more than 2500 acres, the Savernake Forest is a truly beautiful place. From the Big Belly Oak to the Grand Avenue, the longest tree-lined avenue in Britain, the area is populated with countless scenes taken straight from a movie. 

It follows then that there are countless things to do in Marlborough, home to the Savernake Forest, and Wiltshire by extension. This makes it the perfect place to base your camping holiday. 

There are a myriad of cycle and walking routes, weaving through the trees of the Savernake Forest and the pastures that surround Marlborough. Make sure to pass the Big Belly Oak – famous for its huge circumference, reportedly more than 1000 years old.

For a much more relaxed approach to your day, try hiring a canal boat at nearby Kintbury. Coast along the Kennet and Avon Canal on a horse drawn or self-driven boat, soaking up everything the countryside has to offer.

For some slightly different scenery take a trip to Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, where you can see the monkeys, cheetahs, giraffes and more – a perfect adventure for adults and children alike.

There are plenty things to do in Marlborough and the Savernake Forest, so take a look below to plan your next holiday.

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