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Blog (May 2015) - Visit Wiltshire

Stonehenge ATV

Top ideas for Father’s Day

Are you stuck for ideas on what to get your dad for Father’s Day? With Father’s Day fast approaching we’ve put together some gift and experience ideas here in Wiltshire so you can treat your dad in style…

Japanese cooking

Japanese cookery course

For visitors and locals alike, Wiltshire offers the opportunity to learn new skills in the relaxing and beautiful surroundings of the county, be that driving a racing car, skydiving, or cooking! I have had the pleasure of doing a number of cookery courses at Vaughan’s Kitchen previously and always found them very enjoyable. However, it was with a little trepidation that I joined the Japanese Cookery course as I have never really eaten Japanese food, and certainly never cooked it, but, always ready to try something new, I signed up!


A musical night in Swindon

A cold Thursday night in Swindon was warmed up by a great performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the Wyvern Theatre, the latest in their varied programme.

Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

A Volunteer’s Story

It started, for me, on a misty July morning back in 2012, when all the aircraft were moved from Boscombe Down, six miles down the road to a new home at Old Sarum under police escort. This was nothing to do with national security, just the business of avoiding the rush hour.

Magna Carta (C) Ash Mills

Tick Tock… crack the codes and open the lock!

I love a challenge, so when I heard that about The Salisbury Escape Room, a new and unique real-life escape game, I dared colleagues to see if they were up for taking on this particular one.

Thankfully, they took up the challenge and we made our way across Salisbury wondering what was in store.