Cricklade High Street
Cricklade High Street - picture by Portraits of Britain 


Cricklade is a small "town" in Wiltshire, being the first crossing point on the Thames, it is famous historically. It was also mentioned in the writing of William Cobbett in his Rural Rides of 1821 but we will gloss over that.

Today it is well known for amongst other things the North Meadow and its Fritillaries.

To see more about Cricklade visit our Town Council Site 

An historical perspective of Cricklade can be found here, it is part of British History Online <>.

See the Cricklade Wikipedia entry (