Trowbridge is the county town for Wiltshire. Located on the River Bliss it is situated just 12 miles from Bath. The town was first mentioned in the Domesday Book. The town prospered with woollen cloth production in Anglo Saxon times which continued and grew to create great wealth over the centuries. The Museum at Trowbridge provides an interesting insight into the towns industrious past.
On the face of it Trowbridge might just seem like your average looking town but delve a little deeper and you will find it plays host to numerous events throughout the year. There is a Sports Festival and Country Fayre and an Armed Forces Weekend along with a vibrant local art scene. Christmas takes on a Dickensian Experience as the town puts on a Victorian Street Market show and enters into the spirit of the festive season.
Trowbridge has a good number of independent shops along with national chains. It's markets bring in the visitors and the town has a vibrant atmosphere with some good restaurants, cafe's and bars.
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