Built in 1880 as a grain mill, Fisherton Mill is the south of England's largest independent gallery with onsite café & artist studios. It is a haven for discerning shopaholics and foodies alike. Set over two floors and a hayloft, the Mill retains many original features which add to the atmosphere. The Gallery exhibits work by many leading artists, furniture makers and sculptors as well as an ever-changing array of jewellery, ceramics, glasswork and decorative items. The Gallery Café offers an atmospheric setting in which to enjoy the great selection of homemade cakes. Lunch is light and modern using fresh produce prepared to order with healthy choices for children. There is courtyard seating for fine days. There are studio workshops around the courtyard and on the first floor where you can visit artists and designers at work.
Facilities – at a glance
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat 9.30-5.30; 1-24 Dec, daily. Closed BHs
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About the area
A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.
Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.
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