Enford House self catering holiday cottage is situated next to Enford Church in the heart of Salisbury Plain

Enford House cottage is surrounded by a thatched walled garden

Enford House Cottage is in the Avon Valley which runs through the middle of Salisbury Plain

Enford House

Local places to visit

  • Stonehenge. 10 minutes
  • Bath. 1 hour
  • Salisbury.   The historic cathedral city is 20 minutes.
  • Old Sarum. 20 minutes. This Iron Age Hill Fort is where the first Salisbury cathedral stood
  • Wilton House. 25 minutes. Beautiful House with Van Dyck portraits. The grounds are beautiful to walk around, and also has a fantastic adventure playground for children (we go there all the time!).
  • Heale Gardens. 20 minutes.
  • Marlborough and its White Horse. 20 minutes.
  • Avebury. 30 minutes.
  • Lacock. National Trust Village with a beautiful Abbey which is used for filming lots of period dramas (including Cranford and Harry Potter films).
  • Longleat. 45 minutes. Another great place for all the family.
  • Bowood. 45 minutes. Lovely house and great adventure playground.
  • Other places to visit. As we are well situated at around an hour’s drive of many major towns and tourist attractions the list is endless of other places you could visit: Bath, Oxford, Marlborough, Stourhead, Winchester, Moors Valley Park, Bournemouth, Studland Bay and the Dorset beaches.

Local Pubs

Dog and Gun - Nehteravon (3 minute drive or 20 minute walk)
Open every day except Tuesday. Really nice country pub and does lovely food as well as specialty Pizzas. Great pies as well. You can book a table online at The Dog & Gun - Netheravon (dogandgunnetheravon.co.uk)

The Red Lion, East Chisenbury (3 minute drive or 15 minutes walk) 01980 671 124
The Red Lion is a gourmet pub and has recently won a Michelin Bib Gourmand award for its cuisine. Open Wednesdays - Saturday, please check website for details.

Upavon – The Ship (3 min drive or 25 min walk) 01980 630 313  

Open every day except Monday. Lovely local pub, offers meals all day and welcomes dogs and food is good. 


Child friendly activities
As well as Longleat, Wilton House, Bowood and Old Sarum (see weblinks above) other good places for the children are: 

Holiday Activities available in the Area:
If you want to get ‘active’ here are our suggestions.  Some need prebooking:

Explore Salisbury Plain on foot, cycle or horseback:

Visit the Site of the Great Bustards.

Look down on the Plain from a hang glider or parachute:

Play a round or two of golf at Upavon Golf Club

Drive frantically around Thruxton Motor Racing Circuit.

Enjoy a canal boat trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Enford House self catering cottage is 2 minutes walk from a wonderful village pub – the Swan Inn.   It serves good food and local ales Enford House cottage is next to Enford Church which is and 18th century church with a litchgate entrance