These photos are from walks near Brixton Deverill and Kingston Deverill. People lived on the hill tops here from around 3500 B.C.. Cold Kitchen Hill, in the later images here, was occupied until around 350 B.C.. Two Roman roads crossed the hill, fording the Deverill stream just to the north of Kingston Deverill.
Our eldest daughter has just finished a period of self-isolation, so was able to join us for a walk around Kingston Deverill, Wiltshsire.
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When I was staying with my parents I thought I’d head out early for the coast. It was a very windy morning. I took a number of photos with a long lens, whilst trying not to get blown away. Timing the photo to get the flash of light from Tynemouth Lighthouse was another challenge, butContinue reading “A stormy November dawn at St Mary’s Lighthouse, Whitley Bay”
Late summer is a beautiful time of year anywhere, but especially so on the Wiltshire Downs.
This is a new hotel and garden near Bruton and Castle Cary – https://thenewtinsomerset.com/. We visited the gardens shortly after they were open in July, and again in December, when we had lunch in the cafe. Summer Winter So which was better? Well it had to be summer. The gardens were spectacular, with so muchContinue reading “The Newt in Somerset”
A series of villages line this valley through the chalk downs of West Wiltshire, and a good network of public footpaths allow us to enjoy the changing seasons, sometimes with dogs for company.
A day in Wells, thanks to our daughter Rachel Ramsay – https://www.cosylife.co.uk/
Avebury is famous for its stone circle – much bigger than Stonehenge. It’s part of an ancient landscape, revered by many people in different ways.
Wiltshire is where I live. It’s wool country – dominated by chalk downlands, and ancient history. This page is just a taster, I will be putting up more galleries looking at specific places over the coming weeks.