We'll be building up a list of places of interest local to The Green Dragon that registered users can rate. This will help visitors to the area find the best places to go and might even provide some inspiration for us locals too. If you want more information on any of these, why not pop in and see us - we might have some further literature, advice or even discount tickets for some of them.
Our local vineyard, producing fantastic red, white and sparkling wine. We can order this wine to be available during your stay and you can also tour the vineyard on certain days. See their website for details
Bowood House and Gardens
A fantastic day out for all the family, beautiful house and gardens and a fun play areas for the kids with an adventure playground with aerial rope walks, giant slides and a life-size pirate galleon. From late April to eraly June the Rhododendron Walks offer a spectacular stroll through a blaze of colour and close by is the Bowood spa and golf complex.
An eclectic group of retailers and dealers in decorative and antique furniture, vintage and contemporary gifts of all descriptions. Pictures old and modern, in fact everything for the home builder to the present finder!
Longleat House and Safari park
We are about 45 minutes drive from Longleat, making us an ideal place to stay when planning your visit to this great attraction.
Market Lavington Museum
The home of the Museum is the Old Schoolmaster's
House, built in 1846, which illustrates village life and work mainly from Victorian
times to the present day.
Anyone interested in tracing their family history back to Market Lavington is advised to contact the curator who is usually more than happy to assist.
Museum of the Great Western railway
Great day out for those rainy days. Close to the outlet village in Swindon.
With so many National Trust properties in this area , it is worth considering becoming a member. Stonehenge, Avebury and Lacock are just a few of their properties you can visit while you stay with us
Urchfont Scarecrow Festival
***Scarecrow Festival & Church Flower Festival 30th April - 2nd May 2011*
The scarecrow trail through the lovely village of Urchfont is an extremely popular event in the local calendar.
You can return several times over the weekend and try to solve the names of the scarecrows, usually followind a particular theme
Wadworth visitor centre
brewery trips, visit the shire horses and tastings. Ring to arrange your visit
Wessex Carriage Driving
All year round carriage rides. Can arrange pick up from the Green Dragon. Fantastic way to enjoy a car-free experience and see the beautiful surroundings
Wiltshire Heritage Museum Devizes
Devizes' own museum with a series of galleries tracing the history of Wiltshire and its people from earliest times to the present day. The prehistoric collections are among the finest in Britain and contain some of the most important objects associated with Avebury and Stonehenge.