Local village named most stylish place to live
Castle Combe has been voted the most stylish place to live in the county, as well as 12th in the whole UK.
The village near Chippenham, was awarded the honour by a poll of 5,000 people who ranked locations based on the beauty of buildings, the scenery and popularity with artists as a filming location.
Surrounded by Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Castle Combe offers plenty of picturesque walks and quaint villages streets waiting to be explored!
It has featured regularly as a film location, most recently in The Wolf Man, Stardust and Stephen Spielberg’s War Horse. It was also used in the original Dr Doolittle film.
The village has a rich history and the houses are made up of the honey coloured Cotswold stone, typical for a village of this area.
Within Castle Combe you’ll find a Market Cross and St Andrew’s Church which dates from the 13th century. The church houses a faceless clock which is reputed to be one of the oldest working clocks in the country. You’ll also find a couple of pubs and a luxury hotel with a golf course within the village.