Secret Spitfires Memorial

The Secret Spitfires Memorial has been unveiled in Salisbury. The life-sized replica MK-9 Spitfire honours civilians that built the plane in World War Two. It’s been sited near a former factory on the site of the current rugby club. The event was marked by a flypast by a Spitfire and the ribbon was officially cut […]

Photos of Secret Spitfires Memorial

The Secret Spitfires Memorial was unveiled in Salisbury on 9 July 2021.

Trowbridge Weavers Market 2021 relaunch

Next market on Saturday 10 July

Photos of Chalke Valley History Festival 2021

The Chalke Valley History Festival of 2021

Longleat’s Rich History Brought to Life in Major New Outdoor Exhibition

Fascinating stories from five centuries of Longleat’s rich history have been brought to life as part of a major new outdoor exhibition.

Planting hope at Longford Castle

Stunning private estate to welcome visitors this June in support of national charity Horatio’s Garden

Urchfont Manor gardens open to public for first time

On 19 June the stunning Urchfont Manor near Devizes will open its doors to the world and give the public access to its gardens for the very first time as part of the National Garden Scheme.

The Chalke Valley History Festival set to return in 2021

The largest celebration of history in the UK, The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is set to return from the afternoon of Wednesday 23rd to the evening of Sunday 27th June. Taking place at its spectacular venue in Broad Chalke, near Salisbury in Wiltshire, it will be one of the first big ‘live’ events […]

Longleat’s luxury accommodation project reveals fascinating history of estate cottages

A project to transform a collection of cottages on the Longleat Estate into luxury retreats has revealed their fascinating history. A total of six properties, many dating back to the 18th century, are currently being turned into exclusive rural escapes with the first three set to be available for bookings from April. As part of […]

Council urges people to keep playing their part during national lockdown

Wiltshire Council is urging residents to adhere to the latest COVID-19 restrictions, following confirmation from Government that national lockdown measures are now in place.   The restrictions outlined include: People must not leave their home except where they have a ‘reasonable excuse’ which includes work (if you cannot work from home), volunteering, visiting shops, educations […]