12th Century guide

Trace the history of Devizes from mediaeval times on a walk around the town.
See the amazing unique historical architecture and outstanding listed buildings.
How did Devizes get its name?

Hear of the conflicts of the civil war between Stephen and Matilda, and later between Cromwell and the Royalist Cavaliers.

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As a special option John can escort you on the HERITAGE WALK or MEDIEVAL TRAIL as a 12th Century Man at Arms, complete with helmet, doublet and demonstration of the broadsword!

This Trail Guide option is popular with historical groups and children alike.

Contact John to arrange a date and time.