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Royal Wootton Bassett Removals
Royal Wootton Bassett is a small market town and civil parish located in the north of Wiltshire, located just 6 miles west of Swindon.
Previously named ‘Wootton Bassett’ the town was renamed by the princess royal. In a spectacular ceremony, in recognition of its support for the British military, Royal Wootton Bassett became the first town since 1909 to be given a royal title.
The area holds a number of different sites all with notable heritage. Royal Wootton Bassett attracts a number of visitors each year all interested in the beautiful sights the town has to offer, from the Georgian architecture in the High Street to the vast scenic countryside in the surrounding area.
Moving to Royal Wootton Bassett
The majority of the homes sold in Royal Wootton Bassett over 2017 were terraced properties that sold for an average of £205,344. Other types of property such as detached houses sold for an average of £353,187 and semi-detached homes went for an average £240,636.
Transport Links in Royal Wootton Bassett
By Car: Royal Wootton Bassett is just 2 miles from junction 16 of the M4, which makes it easy to travel to and from many of the major surrounding cities such as Swindon, Oxford, Bath, Stratford upon Avon and London.
By Public Transport: While Royal Wootton Bassett doesn’t currently have a train station, there have been 3 that have served the town in the past. Despite this, the closest train station is just 6 miles away in Swindon.
There are however a number of different bus and coach services that serve the town. A total of 23 local bus services are available from Royal Wootton Bassett.
Things to do in Royal Wootton Bassett
Bincknoll Castle or Bincknoll camp as it’s also known, is located at the top of a hill in Wiltshire. While it could be deemed a stretch of the imagination to call it a castle due to it simply being the site of a possible Iron Age hillfort, it is impressive nonetheless. The views and green pastures attract a wide range of travellers and hikers from across the country.
Royal Wootton Bassett is also home to Farmtastic Animal Farm, a popular destination for families with a range of activities designed to keep both kids and grown-ups busy.
There are a whole host of animals that graze and live at the farm, available for visitors to pet and feed.
There are a few different options for those seeking schools and education in Royal Wootton Bassett. There are four primary schools and one secondary school that children can attend.
The Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is for students aged 12-16 and is the only secondary school in Royal Wootton Bassett.
The four primary schools are Wootton Bassett Infant School, Longleaze Primary School, Noremarsh Junior School and St Bartholomew’s Primary Academy. For those willing to commute there are a larger number of educational establishments in the nearby city of Swindon.
Removal Services in Royal Wootton Bassett
Royal Wootton Bassett is one of those rare places that carries itself with a particular sense of pride. There is a real atmosphere and sense of community to be found in amongst the beautifully crafted architecture that makes up the market town.
Britannia Quickmove has a strong knowledge of the area and with our numerous local connections can help make your move a smooth transition. We strive to ensure that you receive a pressure free service, it’s why we have spent years developing our reputation as a polite and friendly family run company that truly cares about its customers.
If you are moving to or from Royal Wootton Bassett, and would like a removal quote, you can request this online by using the above form, or contact us for more information.
If you are looking for a removals service to or from another local area, you can find more information on our Wiltshire and Swindon Removal Services here.