We gathered together outside the stone ring at Avebury – it is the world’s oldest dating from between 2,500-2,600 BC)and one of the largest with a diameter of 331.6m – to experience a bit of druid magic. Surprisingly enough, we did. Equipped with copper divining rods (on loan) and open minds we began the circuit allowing our steps to be guided by touch, ley lines, and… Read More
Set deep beyond the edge of the forest, past the rolling lawns is Longleat House, one Britain’s most beautiful and stately homes and among the best examples of High Elizabethan architecture. The first private residence to open its enormous doors to the public, Longleat is located near the towns of Warminster in Wiltshire and Frome in Somerset. Built by Sir John Thynne, mainly… Read More
Lacock Abbey is a wonderfully building to wander through. Simple and managable in size, one can really get the feel of life here throughout all it’s different incarnations; from nunnery to WWII garrison. The grounds offer unspoiled views and images of English countryside that resound in the mind.