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Welcome to Kennet in the new Wiltshire Community Web.
The district of Kennet covers 370 square miles and is one of the most sparsely populated districts in England with a population in 2004/05 of 74,305. The district includes in the south, Salisbury Plain and to the north the Marlborough Downs. Scattered round the district are over 70 villages and hamlets and the towns of Devizes, Marlborough and Tidworth.
Almost two-thirds of the district lies in the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are over 70 designated conservation areas and more than 4,500 listed buildings. The Avebury area and some of its surrounds have been designated as part of the Avebury and Stonehenge World Heritage Site.
For more community information visit Merlin, the Wiltshire Libraries clubs and societies database, at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/merlin.
Merlin contains contact details for over 9,000 Wiltshire organisations from theatre companies to sports clubs, from health support groups to gardening societies.
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