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If you are already looking forward to a family escape to a holiday cottage in Wiltshire, there is plenty for you to enjoy; from an archaeological discovery to a cultural extravaganza, here are some of the best to experience.

Devizes Festival
A two and a half week festival of fun, the Devizes Festival is set to return for its 32nd instalment with a wide variety of goings on to experience. From a performance from acclaimed comedienne Jenny ├Êclair, a talk with author Andy McNab and a concert by 4 Girls 4 Harps, plus an audience with constitutional historian David Starkey, there is sure to be something for everyone. The festival will feature from 4-22 June, with details and prices for all events available by visiting the official website.

Stonehenge Archaeology Walk
With Stonehenge being one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, it only makes sense to come and explore its surrounding medieval landscape during your countryside cottage holidays in the area. This is exactly what is being offered through the Stonehenge Archaeology Walk with the National Trust, being offered on 7 & 28 June at a price of just £5 per person. With booking essential, those interested should click here and book their places beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Living Dangerously
A famed explorer who has travelled over thousands of miles across the globe, Sir Ranulph Fiennes is set to tell all about his extraordinary life in Salisbury later this month. From the first hovercraft expedition up the River Nile, to his attempt at the first ever Trans-Antarctic winter crossing, the story of the world’s greatest explorer through his own words is an event not to be missed. Sir Ranulph Fiennes will be entertaining crowds at the Salisbury City Hall on 12 June, with more details available by visiting their official website.