Here are some links to some great local attractions:
The famous Abbey House Gardens a delightful floral experience.
Westonbirt Arboretum, beautiful for a walk in all seasons.
Athelstan Museum a great place to find out about King Athelstan the first king of all England, Elmer The Flying Monk, and Thomas Hobbes the philosopher who all had links to Malmesbury in the past.
The Smoking Dog for lunch, a drink or dinner, in the garden in summer.
Slimbridge have a day out birdwatching by the River Severn.