Saturday, 6 July 2013

Devizes


Devizes in Wiltshire is close to Trowbridge, Chippenham and Bath. It is a market town with a host of traditional independent and branded shops. A market is still held in Devizes once a week on Thursdays.


There are a large number of listed buildings including a castle although the castle is in private hands and not open to the public. Devizes is the home of Wadsworth Breweries and it is their horse and cart you can often see passing through the narrow streets.


 streets.The nearby Kennet and Avon Canal is known for its steep rise and the need for 29 locks of which 16 are located in one rise at Caen Hill. The canal has been restored and is now used for leisure purposes. At Devizes Wharf there is a Canal Museum. 

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