Posts Tagged ‘ Wiltshire ’

Saturday snippets: July 22nd 2017

Jul 22nd, 2017 | By

As new security measures are introduced on flights to the US, Adrian also looks forward to the end of credit card charges whilst wondering if airfares and holidays will increase in price next year.

Longleat’s Festival of Light

Nov 7th, 2016 | By
Illuminated "lions"

In this, the 50th anniversary of Longleat, this year’s Festival of Light is threatening to be the most spectacular.

Austen’s England

Dec 28th, 2012 | By

January 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, the most popular novel from one of England’s best loved authors, Jane Austen

Licence to thrill

Sep 26th, 2012 | By

To celebrate the latest James Bond instalment, Skyfall, and in time for the first ever global James Bond Day on 5 October, experiences and attractions website has handpicked a range of 007-inspired activities sure to shake and stir up even the coolest adventurer

The best of UK autumn colours

Sep 21st, 2012 | By

It’s an autumn rainbow of colours and you don’t have to fork out hundreds of pounds on a plane ticket to New England to be dazzled by this much-loved season.Right on our doorstep is a wealth of woodlands, parklands, forests and gardens which all come alive in spectacular fashion every autumn

England’s super sized art

Sep 8th, 2012 | By

The trend for creating highly visible works of art looks set to continue with today’s public opening of Northumberlandia, ‘Goddess of the North’ – the latest of a number of big and bold public works dotted across the English landscape

Top 10 Valentine’s breaks

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By

Boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have sifted through the schmaltz to find Valentine’s packages that will really set hearts aflutter (and won’t involve soggy petals clogging the plughole). Here are 10 hot properties that offer something a little bit different…

Wiltshire Celebrates

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By

This year sees a lot of anniversaries being celebrated in Wiltshire. Ask people what they know about the county and they might come up with Salisbury, Salisbury Plain, Longleat and Stonehenge. It suffers from being a county that the M4 goes through and many times that is as much as a tourist sees. Yet the motorway only cuts through the northern fringes so the farmland that they see from the road says little about the county.
But this year you’ll hear a lot more about it.