A Visual and Informative Tour of Wessex
Wessex is the premiere vacation spot for those who desire to see the romantic English
countryside, and is filled with an array of historical locations and some of the most picturesque places to
stay in Southern England.
Let Wessex inspire you the way it did Thomas Hardy and Jane Austen. Follow in the
footsteps of ancient kings and queens of England and walk the cobblestone roads and grassy garden
walks that vein the countryside of this storied land. Whether you want to climb the Tor of
Glastonbury above the burial place of King Arthur, visit the ancient druid ruins of Stonehenge, or look over
the grassy hills to the painted villages of Dorset, you will find your time well spent her in the heart of
Visit the great castles of past Kings and Queens. See the Roman Baths featuring beautiful
Georgian architecture, the rolling hills and villages of Dorset, the ancient archaelogical site of
Avebury, and the gardens of Exbury.
Stay in a charming bed and breakfast in Wessex or one of the many hotels that provide stays
between day outings into this rich cultural heritage. Stay tuned as we list the best places to stay,
the best gardens, most noted walking trails and the locations in Wessex England where writers such
as Chaucer and Hardy drew their inspriration.