5 places to visit near our South West England showrooms this New Year

We love to explore the wonderful places near to our showrooms so we can help you make a day of it when you visit us for a spot of furniture shopping. From magical tree gardens to cathedrals, quaint market towns and more, discover the beauty that surrounds our showrooms in South West England.

Our top 5 places to visit in South West England

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum

The perfect setting for a wintery walk, Westonbirt Arboretum is home to 2,500 different species and five national tree collections. There’s something for everyone at Westonbirt; botanical trails, guided walks and to the Gruffalo sculptures the younger ones will love.

Find out about Westonbirt Arboretum here.

Nearest Sofas & Stuff showroom: Stroud (21 minute drive)


Bluestone Vineyards

Bluestone Vineyards

Why not celebrate your new furniture with a glass of English sparkling wine at Bluestone Vineyard? A delicious lunch and glass of bubbles is just a short drive from our Salisbury showroom. You could even further your knowledge of wine with a guided tour and tasting, and you might even see a variety of wildlife roaming around the vineyard, too.

Find out more about Bluestone Vineyards.

Nearest Sofas & Stuff showroom: Salisbury (20 minute drive)


Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle

If you’re a fan of Downton Abbey, you’ll be no stranger to the beautiful Highclere Castle. Just a stone’s throw away from our Hungerford showroom. Soak up the history of the mesmerising castle with a guided tour, or enjoy a spot of afternoon tea. Because, who wouldn’t want to relax in these beautiful surroundings?

Find out what’s on at Highclere Castle.

Nearest Sofas & Stuff showroom: Hungerford (20 minute drive)


Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum

After visiting our Bristol showroom, pay a visit to the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to explore the dynamic exhibitions, collections of art, culture and history. There’s so much to see and do, including family-friendly activities, dinosaur galleries and Egyptian and Assyrian galleries.

Find out what’s on at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery.

Nearest Sofas & Stuff showroom: Bristol (16 minute walk or four minute drive)


Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

Not only does Salisbury Cathedral have stunning architecture, it’s also home to over 800 years of history. From an archive of books and documents that date back to the medieval period, to the nesting peregrine falcons at the top of the tower. There’s so much to see, and if you’re not afraid of heights, climb to the top of the tower because the skyline is simply breath-taking.

Find out more about Salisbury Cathedral.

Nearest Sofas & Stuff showroom: Salisbury (6 minute walk)

Not based in the South West England? Find your nearest showroom here and make a day of it when you pay us a visit.

Alysha Stirling