Anytime is Wiltshire time, but 2015 is particularly special. It’s 800 years since the signing of a charter which helped to shape the law in England and beyond: Magna Carta. The finest original 1215 version is to be found at Salisbury’s magnificent Cathedral.
Wiltshire has been a special place for a very long time and our World Heritage Site stands testament to the ages. Stonehenge and Avebury have a magnetism that has drawn people to them for centuries. But history in Wiltshire is not just ancient. Romans, Normans and Saxons, all have left their mark on our countryside and towns. Come today and you can walk through time. Here you can touch and feel the past.
Perhaps it’s this connection with the past which helps us appreciate time in the present. Arts and culture are at the heart of the Wiltshire experience and a major theme for 2015 will be artists’ reflections on our changing landscape. Our extensive programme of festivals and events draws on past times as well as the present, while local food and drink features dishes both modern and traditional.
Wiltshire today is calming, comforting, refreshing. A weekend here will help put back what therest of the week has taken out. So when you visit you can press pause and let time stand still. All this, yet only an hour and a half, or less, from London.
Wiltshire is timeless wonders, timeless places and timeless pleasures. Now it’s your time to come and see us. It’s time to write your chapter in Wiltshire’s never ending story.
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