|Large and traditional town market is held every Thursday|
Devizes has mercifully been spared the worst of that, probably by managing to hide itself in a corner of Wiltshire countyside that has no railway line and being a little too far from the nearest motorway.
|Magnificent Corn Exchange flanked by the huge Bear Hotel|
|Land Army plaque on Corn Exchange|
|Fine detail on old house|
Today it has a lovable air of shabby gentility. It's not posh, like Bath, but rather like the farmers who still visit the weekly market, it hides what affluence it may have (and there certainly is some) behind worn shirt cuffs and patched jacket elbows.
|St Mary's Church dates back to 12th century|
|The Victorian castle – now luxury apartments|
|Tucked away, a former town mayor's house|
It hasn't changed much since we went down and back up the K&A two years ago. If we come back in another two, I doubt it will change any more. Probably not if we come back in another ten.
And it's all the better for it.