Rowde is home to a village shop, two pubs, B&Bs, an ice-cream parlour, a church, a village hall and two schools, as well as many local businesses and enterprises. The village is served by a bus that goes between Chippenham and Devizes, route 33/X33.   (click to see bus timetable)I'

Village Shop

The Village Shop is run by a team of dedicated volunteers. It is open 7 days a week and provides a one-stop shop for all of your essential provisions. 

Village Hall

The hall is available for hire for those groups/organisations/clubs that wish to use the hall on a regular basis, or for private functions. For further information contact :Enquiries: 07811 716317 Bookings: 01380 722497 (after 6pm).

St Matthew's Church

Contact address for Rev Ruth Schofield: The Rectory High Street Bromham Chippenham Wiltshire SN15 2HA.


St Matthews is a warm and welcoming church, set in the centre of the village of Rowde. All are welcome to our services, which range from the traditional to the more informal. Details of services and events can be located through the link below.  

The Cross Keys

High Street Rowde Devizes Wiltshire SN10 2PN

Tel: 01380 739567

The George and Dragon

High Street Rowde Devizes Wiltshire SN10 2PN

Tel: 01380 723053

Avalon Lodge Bed and Breakfast

Devizes Road, Rowde, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 2LU

01380 728189

"Award winning, 4* Gold, bed and breakfast. Avalon Lodge is ideally situated for sight seeing all of Wiltshire's attractions, visiting friends and family members or for business people visiting Devizes".

The Rowdey Cow

Fresh Ice cream made on the farm in up to 16 different flavours which change on a daily basis. We have a café which offers scrumptious cooked breakfasts, lunch and teas every day which is all sourced from local produce. You can also enjoy home baked cakes and barista coffees. Lower Farm, Devizes Road, Rowde, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 2LX | Tel: 01380 829666 | email:

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