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How old are Wiltshire’s monuments?

How old are Wiltshire’s monuments?

With ancient monuments and historic buildings scattered across its timeless landscapes, Wiltshire is a county heavy with English history. But just how old are these historic sites? And what are the stories behind them? We take a look at the long lives of Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and the famous Wiltshire white horses, and discover just how old they are...


Top 10 Things to do Over the August Bank Holiday Weekend

It’s the last bank holiday before Christmas so you’ve got to make the most of it! There are so many events and places to go, so to help you decide we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 to make sure you make the most out of your weekend.

Desmond the Dog Take 2!

Desmond the Dog Take 2!

Bark, bark, bark.. It’s me, Desmond Dog, I’m back again with another blog about the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site.

Salisbury Plain Safaris

Discovering Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain sits in the heart of our county and is a little known area despite it being around the same size as the Isle of Wight. On a Monday in December, we joined Salisbury Plain Safaris for a trip to this mystery land…

Holiday Inn Salisbury - Stonehenge

A lunch stop near the stones

On a blustery day after paying a visit to Stonehenge, I made a visit to the recently refurbished Solstice Bar and Grill at the Holiday Inn Salisbury – Stonehenge, located on the outskirts of Amesbury and just a couple of miles from the famous stone circle.

Stonehenge Neolithic Houses

Stonehenge Neolithic Houses

On a warm, sunny July day I ventured up to the new visitor centre at Stonehenge to see the recently opened Neolithic Houses.

The car park was busy and the visitor centre was buzzing with lots of people eagerly awaiting their visit to the site. As I ambled my way towards the Neolithic houses I passed beautiful poppies adorning the pathways and the adjacent fields.