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Wiltshire

Known for its sprawling valleys and the ancient monument of Stonehenge, Wiltshire is also famous for the Cherhill White Horse that is carved into the hillside outside of Calne. The area abounds with archaeological history, and includes the Neolithic henge of Avebury as well as other World Heritage sites. The county is also home to Salisbury Cathedral and another treasure is the Palladian gem of Lydiard House and Park in Swindon.

Wiltshire: Moonraker country

Wiltshire natives refer to themselves as ‘moonrakers’, originating from a time when smuggling was big business in this sleepy county

Wilton House Salisbury Wiltshire

The sights of Salisbury

Salisbury is a historic treasure trove; the perfect “city in the countryside”

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Salisbury insider’s guide: Spires and squires

Home to the tallest cathedral spire in Britain, Europe’s oldest-working clock and the world’s best-preserved Magna Carta, Salisbury is a historic treasure trove; the perfect “city in the countryside” Most English cathedral cities are much…

Angel Gabriel Salisbury

Face of the angels at Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral has recently welcomed back the Angel Gabriel, one of eight beautiful angel heads sculpted by Emily Young and enjoyed by many thousands of visitors to Salisbury Cathedral last winter.

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