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Wilton Windmill, Wilton, Wiltshire. Spring 2007

About Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a beautiful County situated in the South-Western parts of England, with much of the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Trowbridge is the vibrant, industrial and commercial county town. Salisbury is a stunning medieval city with the beautiful Salisbury Cathedral boasting the highest spire in England. Boating along the famous Kennet and Avon Canal is a popular and relaxing pastime. Wiltshire has a multitude of exciting attractions including, the worldwide famous ancient monument 'Stonehenge' symbolizing mystery, power and endurance. Other local places of interest are Swindon, the biggest town in the county, Chippenham, and the quaint old town of Devizes.
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Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

Bradford-on-Avon

Beautiful old town with a rich mixture of mellow Bath stone properties to be seen along ancient winding streets...

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The Malt House, Castle Eaton, Wiltshire

Castle Eaton

Just as fish abound in the water along this stretch of the Thames, so too, do pretty Cotswold stone cottages and delightful country houses...

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Swindon Borough Council direction sign at Ladysmith Crossroads, Chiseldon, Wiltshire

Chiseldon

This is an attractive large village lying to the edge of the Marlborough Downs, its inclusion in the Doomsday Book indicates at that time it was a village of some importance...

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East knoyle village hall & Church, East Knoyle, Wiltshire

East Knoyle

East Knoyle is situated where the Wiltshire countryside blends into Dorset. The landscape is quite stunning, it has a dramatically changing face of sweeping pastures and hillsides...

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Lacock Abbey

Lacock

Gatherings of graceful medieval houses line the streets of Lacock..

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The river Avon at Reybridge, Wiltshire. Taken during the summer of 2004

Reybridge

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Matrons College

Salisbury

The soaring grace of Salisbury Cathedral's slender spire rises majestically over the town. Higher than any other in the land, at 404 feet, the spire can be seen against the.....

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Longleat House from the front

Warminster

This is a former wool and corn town with a fascinating history stretching back to Saxon times. It sits comfortably beneath the chalk downland of the Salisbury Plain at the head of the beautiful Wyle Valley...

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Wilton Windmill, Wilton, Wiltshire

Wilton

A landmark in the area is Wilton Windmill, this is a restored windmill from 1821, it was refurbished in 1976 and stands on a chalk ridge 550 feet above sea level. This superb.....

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Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House Gardens

William Stumpe, the wealthy merchant responsible for giving Malmesbury Abbey back to the town following the Dissolution was also.....

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Located just behind the museum, the Manor House gardens are superb.

Avebury Manor & Garden

Avebury Manor is a 16th century manor house built on the site of an old monastery. The rich interior of the house shows original.....

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Barton Farm Country Park

Barton Farm Country Park

OS Grid Reference: ST815601 Located in the wooded valley near the river Avon, this popular attraction includes the wonderful.....

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Group Hug!

Longleat House & Safari Park

On entering the great grounds of Longleat House through the entrance known as "Heaven's Gate" visitors are immediately struck by.....

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View across Ludgershall Castle, Wiltshire

Ludgershall Castle

Romantic, ruined motte and bailey castle, with building works in stone. Parts of the castle date to the 12th-century, it was.....

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Malmesbury Abbey, Inside view

Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury Abbey is built on the site of a former Saxon monastery of AD700, by the 12th-century it was an important Benedictine.....

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Salisbury, Wiltshire

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral's graceful spire rises to an elegant 404 feet, it is the tallest cathedral spire in England, and can be seen.....

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Silbury Hill, located within a small walk from Avebury village centre.

Silbury Hill

There are many fanciful theories about Silbury Hill, the massive conical hill described as the highest artificial mound in.....

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Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire

Stourhead

Designed by Henry Hoare II, Stourhead is one of England's most picturesque landscape gardens with classic temples and palladian.....

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