The County of Wiltshire has a population of 455,000 and is ranked 34th in terms of county population. Wiltshire is situated in one of the most unspoilt and stunning rural areas in England and is home to the world famous Stonehenge. Much of the Wiltshire region is distinguished by its wide valleys and gorges. more
House prices vary throughout theWiltshire region. The average house price in the county is £241,738. Current rental prices stand at £824 per month for a 1-4 bedroom house and have been increasing at an average rate of 2, 5% in the last six months.
Popular areas within Wiltshire include Salisbury, especially as it’s the most visited city within the Wiltshire in terms of number of tourists. Partly due to its close proximity to the world class attraction of Stonehenge. Further well known cities include Bradford on Avon, which offers an array of shops, historic buildings and an abundance of canals. Wiltshire has recently been named the second safest place in Britain to live in according to published crime figures.
The Wiltshire region has recently greatly benefited from the “M4 corridor effect” which has attracted new businesses into the region and offered an easier access for incoming visitors. The Swindon area has particularly benefited from this “corridor effect” as it is home to large international and domestic corporations such as Intel, Motorola and Honda.
Major cities such as Bath and Bristol are only a short drive away. As well as London being only 100miles away from Wiltshire.
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|Largest County City:||Swindon|
|Population density:||140 / km²|