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Pictures of Alfred's Tower

a Historic Building in the town of Stourton, in the county of Wiltshire

About Alfred's Tower

2 miles north-west of the garden, the 50m high Tower stands on the spot where in 879AD the King raised his standard after emerging from hiding. This tower is one of the finest follies in Britain

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Gold Hill

Shaftesbury (95 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction SE)

Shaftsbury is Dorset's only hill-top town, with its long history and good views it is particularly attractive to tourists...

Sherborne Castle across lake

Sherborne (111 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction SW)

The softly glowing Ham stone of which most of the town properties are built, lends warmth and atmosphere to what is already a unique and attractive place...

Sturminster Newton in Dorset

Sturminster Newton (40 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Dorset

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction S)

A small attractive Market Town in Dorset...

Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset

Wells (137 Pictures)

in the county of Somerset

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction NW)

Wells, situated at the foot of the picturesque mendip hills, is most certainly one of England's most delightful cathedral cities...

Ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury

Glastonbury (103 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Somerset

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction W)

This little town now enjoys world renown for its annual music festival which attracts thousands of visitors from all over the globe. None-the-less, this still remains very much a.....

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Stourhead frozen lake sunset

Stourhead (94 Pictures)

(1.9 miles, 3.0 km, direction E)

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

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Longleat House & Safari Park (170 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction NE)

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

Nunney Castle, Somerset

Nunney Castle (8 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction N)

A tradition exists that Nunney Castle's sole pig was subject to daily torture when the castle came under siege in 1645 during the.....

Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Castle (80 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction SW)

Many fascinating tales remain from the time when Sherborne Castle was lived in by Sir Walter Raleigh, a favourite of Elizabeth I......

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset

Fleet Air Arm Museum (3 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction SW)

The Fleet Air Arm Museum houses Europe's largest Naval aviation collection. Go on-board Concorde and be transported by a.....

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