A thriving and attractive market town with a character all of its own – you’ll find a lively community, with modern amenities
Enjoy easy access to the outdoors, with green spaces and countryside nearby, including Cranborne Chase and the Cotswolds
Well served by schools, with Warminster’s Kingdown School secondary rated “Good” by Osted – five local primary schools are also rated as “Good”
The town has excellent transport links to Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and the rest of the UK
WHY WARMINSTER IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Warminster is an attractive, historic market town filled with period buildings made from the pale warm limestone famous throughout Wiltshire. But whilst Warminster is steeped in history, it’s a thoroughly modern place to live, packed with a wealth of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, and quaint bars and pubs.
Residents benefit from all the advantages of town living. Warminster is home to Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, Longleat House, Warminster Lake Pleasure Grounds and Jungle Kingdom. You can also head to the Athenaeum Centre auditorium for plays, musicals, music, films, and much more.
Warminster is also ideally situated for trips out into some of the UK’s most spectacular countryside. Cranborne Chase, Mendip Hills, the North Wessex Downs, and the Cotswolds Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are all within easy travel distance – all offering an abundance of hiking and cycling routes. Warminster is surrounded by historic natural sites, with Avebury Stone Circle and the world-famous Stonehenge just a stone’s throw away.
If you’re moving with school-age kids, or planning to start a family, then Warminster has some great schools to choose from. There are eight primary schools within three miles of Warminster, seven of which are rated “Good” by Ofsted. For secondary schools, Warminster’s Kingdown School is also rated as “Good”, plus Warminster School and Bishopstrow College are renowned independent schools.
Whilst Warminster has plenty to keep you occupied, it’s close to Bath, Bristol, Swindon, and Salisbury. You’ll have access to everything these cities have to offer, making Warminster an ideally placed location to commute from.
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Warminster enjoys excellent transport links throughout the region. Bath is a 30-minute car drive away, whilst Bristol is around an hour. You can also catch national and international flights at Bristol Airport. Warminster train station is on the Wessex main line, with regular connecting trains to Bristol, Cardiff and London Waterloo.
If you want to call Warminster home, you’ll find a range of new homes in Warminster for sale at our new home developments.
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