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A 20 minute walk down the road brings you into the centre of this medieval market town with lots of cafés, independent shops and beautiful buildings.

Bradford on Avon is an old wool town. It is known for its independent and artisan shops, cafes and restaurants and beautiful old buildings.

Don't miss the 14C tithe barn, the old Saxon church, and, if you've got strong legs, the Tory where you'll find the old chapel of St Mary Tory and get stunning views across the town and the Wiltshire countryside.

For a gentler walk, head towards Bath on the Kennet and Avon canal path to Avoncliffe (about 1½ miles), with ducks to feed, boats to watch and an amazing aquaduct where the canal crosses over the river. This walk has the added bonus of cafés or a pubs at either end.

Bradford-on-Avon has a traditional weekly market on a Thursday morning.

Visit the Bradford-on-Avon website to find out more or pop into the Tourist Centre in Westbury Gardens (just byond the town bridge. Here you can buy a Mystery Trail...a perfect adventure for old and young alike.

If you're a music lover, also check out what's on in the world class concert venue, The Wiltshire Music Centre. It's just down the road from Woolley Grange, and has concerts and activities for both children and adults.

A man canoes down Kennet and Avon Canal near Woolley Grange luxury family hotel in Bradford on Avon