Wiltshire Local Customs

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Wiltshire Local Customs

  • The Great Bustard Project

    The Great Bustard (Otis tarda) is the heaviest flying bird in the world & the males have been recorded at over 50lb & are at least as tall as adult Roe Deer. The bird last bred in Wiltshire in about 1830 & the last known records in the County are from the 1870s, they vanished from the rest of the country at about the same time. They were hunted out...

  • Oak Apple Day

    29th May each year, you will see a great village festivity which starts early in the morning, about 3 o'clock, by the villagers going round making rough music about the village until each house shows a light indoors, then they go on to the next house. Then they go up to the woods to gather boughs, there's a contest for the largest hand-carried...

  • The Moonrakers

    The nickname of Moonrakers is occasionally used to describe Wiltshire folk, often as a derisory term. However, "we ain't zo stupid". For those not familiar with the legend here is the story. Wiltshire smugglers were carrying illegal brandy when they were surprised by Excise men. In a thrice, they discarded the brandy into a pond & commenced to rake...


Wiltshire Hotels

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  • Cricket Field House Hotel

    The virtue of major hotel chains is their conistency. If you travel in business this simplifies...

  • The New Inn Avebury

    The New Inn in Winterbourne Monkton, a mile or so from the Village of Avebury, is a quaint country...

  • De Vere Swindon

    Very nice hotel situated on West Swindon, 10 minutes by taxi from Bus and train station. Very...

  • Bishopstrow House

    Warminster England Ba12 9hh, United Kingdom, Warmi

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Old Manor Hotel

    Trowle Common, Bradford-on-Avon, BA14 9BL, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Whatley Manor

    This old Manor has been revamped with an eclectic mix of Ethnic, Asian and English but some how it...

  • Castle And Ball

    High Street Marlborough, Marlborough, SN9 1LZ, gb

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Travelodge Amesbury Stonehenge

    A303 Eastbound Countess Servic, Amesbury, EN SP4

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Shaw Country House Hotel

    Bath Road, Melksham, Melksham, SN12 8EF, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

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