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Kennet & Avon Canal

20 Things to do in Wiltshire this September

This year is passing us by as the first week of September is nearly upon us! Soon it will be the time of year where we start to get winter clothes out of the loft, brush off our welly boats and collect firewood for the colder nights ahead.

Longleat Festival of Lights

Longleat Festival of Lights, a magical start to Christmas

On an unseasonably warm and clear December evening I was delighted to have an opportunity to visit the Longleat Festival of Lights. Having visited and loved it last year there was a concern that they couldn’t possibly improve on that… but I should have known, being their 50th anniversary year that Longleat would do something even more impressive!


African Summer at Longleat

Celebrations fit for a king at Longleat

2016 sees Longleat enjoy its 50th anniversary and as part of their year of celebrations “fit for a king”, we wanted to spend a family day out to discover and join in all of the African Summer celebrations.


Ten reasons to visit Wiltshire in September

If you prefer to go away when the children are back at school or you like to enjoy an extended summer, September can be a great time for a Wiltshire escape. Here we have listed ten reasons why you should visit Wiltshire this September…

Roves Farm

February Half Term Ideas

Are you looking for things to do with the little ones over the February Half Term? We’ve put together ten suggestions on things to do or visit within Wiltshire that are family-friendly.

Longleat Festival of Lights

Longleat Festival of Lights

If you want to get into the festive mood then a visit to Longleat’s new Festival of Lights will certainly do this!

I was lucky enough to attend the launch night and as I descended from the main road into the Longleat estate I could spot the lanterns in the distance, immediately I was surprised by just how big some of the were!

Botany camping

A Wiltshire glamping holiday

As a young boy, I loved the outdoors. I always looked forward to the weekends and school breaks, which often meant going on family holidays, walks, bike rides or camping trips. I was (and my wife would probably argue, still am) a real life Robin Hood, with a keen sense for adventure.