Congratulations! Winner of Best Wiltshire Hotel 2022 goes to The Old Bell Hotel, Malmesbury

On 21 June 2022, exactly a year from the re-opening of The Old Bell Hotel in Malmesbury, England’s Oldest hotel has been awarded ‘Best Hotel in Wiltshire 2022’. Owned by Texan Entrepreneurs and Malmesbury family descendants, Kim and Whit Hanks, this award for the hotel has been voted by readers of the prestigious Muddy Stilettos guides.  

Malmesbury in Bloom 2022  Is Starting to Grow!

Malmesbury in Bloom 2022 Is Starting to Grow!

The bees are buzzing and flowers are blooming.



The Malmesbury in Bloom displays, created by Malmesbury Town Council, with the generous support of donations from local organisations and businesses, are now starting to grow. We hope you and visitors to Malmesbury will enjoy the beauty these bring to our town.


Gardeners of all ages there is still time to enter our Malmesbury in Bloom Garden Competition, details below:

If you are a budding artist living or going to school in Malmesbury then  get creative and enter the Children's Multi-Media & Painting Competition:

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    A wonderful place to visit with a wealth of attractions right on the doorstep.


    Malmesbury is a beautiful town to visit in its own right and attractions include the jewel in our crown being Malmesbury Abbey, the fabulous Abbey House Gardens, and Malmesbury’s 15th century Market Cross.

    For more than two and a half millennia successive generations have populated this hilltop, which forms the centre of the community we now call Malmesbury.


    Town Hall, Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9BZ

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