A Horse of a Different Colour

It isn’t every day you get a chance to rechalk a White Horse! It’s not that commonplace even in Wiltshire, which is home to 8 of the 14 White Horses in the UK, including the one at Alton Barnes which … Read More

The Vale’s Volunteer Army

The Vale of Pewsey lies in a very rural part of England and volunteering forms an important part of keeping things running.  We are very lucky to have places of heritage and leisure that provide an important part of the … Read More

Winter Walking

We often think of outdoor activities like walking and cycling to be the preserve of the spring, summer and autumn but winter really can be just as pleasurable. Ok, perhaps not on a day when there’s a gale blowing with … Read More

New Kissing Gate at Giant’s Grave

On 1st December 2018 a new kissing gate at Giant’s Grave, near Pewsey, was dedicated to the memory of Dr Mark Rendall, who passed away in December 2017, aged 75. Mark was a very popular and respected GP in the … Read More

10 Activities for Groups

It’s always great fun to travel with friends and the Vale of Pewsey offers plenty for groups to do. Of course, for anyone planning to travel as a group, it’s really important to have the activities organised in advance.  Here … Read More

Historic Map Information Boards

This is an image of a Vale of Pewsey historical awareness board at Wilton Windmill; one of more than 40 that will be distributed around the Vale from Devizes to Great Bedwyn. This unique concept has been designed and created … Read More

Seven Wonders of the Vale of Pewsey

It was Denys Watkins-Pitchford (whose pen name was BB), the great 20th century author, illustrator and countryman, who included this verse, which he found on a Cumbrian gravestone, at the beginning of all his books, We think it sums up … Read More

A Fishy Tale

Wiltshire may not have a coastline but it does have Gastronicks in Collingbourne Ducis to keep keen seafood lovers supplied with fresh, top quality fish. A third generation fishmonger by trade and with over 30 years’ experience in the food … Read More

Nordic Walking Your Way to Wellness

The glorious scenery of the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire is set in the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and so it is prime country for walking and cycling.  Both activities are a good … Read More

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