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Family Days Out - Avebury Rocks Avebury World Heritage Site is a complex of intriguing prehistoric monuments comprising Windmill Hill burial mounds, Silbury Hill, West Kennet Long Barrow, The Sanctuary, and Avebury Stone Circles - the remains of the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world! A few tips for visiting Avebury 1) The easiest place to park is in the signposted...
Sir Bevill Grenville's Monument and the Battle of Lansdown 1643 Always driving past it, never actually stopping, until today. The monument stands just north of Bath on the spot where Sir Bevill, a Royalist commander from Cornwall, was killed at the Battle of Lansdown in July 1643. This cool monument was built in 1720 and is the earliest surviving war...
Family Days Out: Farleigh Hungerford Castle In less than an hours drive from Ramsbury you'll find the romantic ruins of Farleigh Hungerford castle. The castle stands just to the south of Bath in the rolling Somerset hills. The castle was first built around 1380 by Sir Thomas Hungerford, a speaker of the House of Commons and a self-made man. His...
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The Ghost Village of Imber “Little Imber on the down, seven miles from any town” The remote settlement of Imber dates from at least Saxon times but is now an uninhabited “ghost village” within the MoD’s training grounds on Salisbury Plain. Traditionally reliant on agriculture, the townsfolk were evicted in December 1943 by the British Army to provide an expanded exercise...
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Maud Heath’s Causeway 2½ miles / 1 hour OS Explorer 156 (Chippenham/Bradford) Interesting Wiltshire walks further afield this time – but well worth it for views and local interest. Start in Bremhill village itself (SN11 9LD) or at the nearby Dumb Post Inn (SN11 9JZ. Either way, make for St Martin’s Church (from the pub, go east across the road and...
Welcome to Ramsbury Ramsbury in Wiltshire UK is a real taste of the country (imagine thick forests, green meadows, rolling hills and chalk streams - it's like Hobbit country for real!), it's nestled within Wiltshire’s finest landscapes yet just a few miles from Marlborough, Hungerford and the M4. Here you’ll find inspiring history, glorious fresh air, stunning views, charming villagers,...
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Snap: Exploring England's Lost Villages For several hundred years Snap was an outlying hamlet of Aldbourne in Wiltshire, its few inhabitants (never more than 40-50) eking out a precarious existence as agricultural labourers. 19th century changes in farming practice led to gradual depopulation and in 1905 Snap Farm and next-door Leigh Farm (now, confusingly, known as Snap Farm) were converted...
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In the Lair of the Devil The Devil’s Den is a stunning feature of Wiltshire's ancient landscape, set in a beautiful location on Fyfield Hill near Marlborough. However, much like this walk, there is something of the curate’s egg about it with a few unfortunate aspects to offset the good parts. The Den originally formed the burial chamber of a neolithic...
Learn more about the amazing village of Ramsbury with these interesting facts that are guaranteed to tantalise your mind! Ramsbury is unique! We all know there's something special about Ramsbury. But did you know we're unique? There's only one place called Ramsbury in the whole world - us! A search of gazetteers from Ordnance Survey through to the Getty Research Institute...
I went on a Segway tour and now I really want one Whether you are looking for an electric scooter to ride around your neighbourhood, or for an alternate means of transportation for commuting, electric scooters and hoverboards makes getting around so much fun! I was relieved Segway’s are surprisingly easy...

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