Malmesbury is a beautiful town to visit in its own right and attractions include the jewel in our crown  MALMESBURY ABBEY,  and Malmesbury’s 15th century Market Cross.

Centrally located for visiting other nearby attractions and places of interest such as Bath, Cirencester, Tetbury and the Cotswolds, please see  VISIT ENGLAND and  THIS IS WILTSHIRE, which have a wealth information for visitors to the area.

Malmesbury is also known as the FESTIVAL TOWN because of the wonderfully diverse festivals held in or around the Town during different times of the year. These range from  WOMADBADMINTON,   to Malmesbury’s famous CARNIVAL  with different events held during August each year culminating in a fabulous Carnival parade through the Town.

More information about local attractions and events is available from the Malmesbury Tourist Information Centre.  Please contact the Centre on Tel: 01666 823748 or by EMAIL if you have any further queries, or visit the Tourist Information Centre which is located in the foyer of Malmesbury Town Hall and is open Monday to Friday.  It is also open on Saturdays and Bank Holidays, 10.30am-3.50pm from Easter to end of September.

There is a fantastic range of places to dine out locally and Malmesbury Town Hall even has its own informal CINEMA showing recent movies; for more details see  MOVIES @ MALMESBURY.


Local stories in and around the Malmesbury area to keep you up-to-date.


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

The Council Office is open for Council business from 9am until 5pm Monday to Thursday & Friday 9am to 4.30pm, except for Bank Holidays.

Please call us on 01666 822143, or visit our contact page here to contact a specific councillor or member of the council staff directly.