What's on inMelksham

Welcome to Melksham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Melksham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Melksham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Attractions

Roman Baths

The Roman Baths at Bath is the best preserved Roman religious spa from the ancient world. The Roman Baths is below the modern street level and has four main features, the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman bath house and finds from Roman Bath.The Roman Baths…

Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey is a parish church which was once the great church of a monastery. A cathedral is the principal church of a diocese, the area of a bishop's authority. The Abbey Church is classified as one of the Greater Churches group. Begun in 1499, it is…

American Museum

These are a subtle blend of both the remnants of the old manorial pleasure grounds and parkland landscape. Much dates from the 1820s containing period features such as the grotto, the balustrade and curtain walling as well as ornamental stone work. Attributed to George Vivian, son…

Bath Postal Museum

The Bath Postal museum introduces you to the history of written communication from clay mail to e‐mail, and we have certain very special objects that will be of interest. Did you know the world's first postage stamp, The Penny Black, was sent from the building the museum…

No 1 Royal Crescent

The Royal Crescent was built to the designs of John Wood the Younger between 1767 and 1774. It is justly considered one of the finest achievements of urban 18th century architecture and represents the highest point of palladian architecture in Bath. The houses of the Royal Crescent were…

Homewood Park

et in 10 acres of mature parklands and award‐winning gardens with gorgeous views over of the beautiful Limpley Stoke valley, Homewood Park is delightfully rural and peaceful. Step inside and you'll find the house still retains many of its original features, including exposed wooden floors, antique paintings and…

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