Hotels in Chippenham

Chippenham Details

The art, architecture and history of England come alive for visitors who select discount hotels in Chippenham, United Kingdom. This market town of 40,000 people is found in Wilshire along the banks of the Avon. Known for its many well-preserved historic structures, Chippenham offers a diversity of things to do. To get the best out of your stay, book a cheap Chippenham hotel on dates well back into the 800s and was once a town of great prominence. King Alfred the Great had a palace here. Tourists who select budget hotels in Chippenham will find they are quite literally surrounded by sights to take in and enjoy. Within Chippenham proper visitors will find the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, the Chippenham Museum & Heritage Centre and many buildings from centuries past that are still in use. Europes largest stone circle, Avebury, is located within close proximity to Chippenham as is Castle Combe, a 15th century village. Chippenham also plays host to a number of annual celebrations, including the Guy Fawkes Night fireworks display, a Christmas festival and the Pancake Races. The races are set each year for Shrove Tuesday, which is the day before Ash Wednesday.