Why yes I am from Wiltshire

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Wiltshire postcard map. This is a quick whats where idea.

Many areas of my book series, "The Willow Pattern Series" represented in this Wiltshire postcard.

Avebury is located in the southwest area of England near Swindon.  Though Swindon is not much to be inspired by, its neighboring Wiltshire Village of Avebury is a must see.  When you see the stone circle of Avebury, a sense of peace and mysticism takes over you.  Perhaps it’s the fact that the sites here were created over 3500 years ago, or that it’s the modern day druids performing peaceful rituals on site for the equinoxes, or perhaps its Silbury Hill looming in the distance that brings…

Avebury, England - Ninety miles west of London and twenty miles north of Stonehenge stands Avebury, the largest known stone ring in the world. Older than the more famous Stonehenge, and for many visitors far more spectacular.

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill - The largest man-made mound in Europe, 2400 BC, it apparently contains no burial. Its purpose and significance remain unknown.

Avebury - Tolkien trees (Avebury, United Kingdom) - Travellerspoint Travel Photography

Avebury, UK - "Tolkien trees" Saw this tree on a trip in college and immediately thought of Lord of the Rings. Found out afterwards that this tree is rumored to have inspired Tolkien to write his books.

The original Salisbury, Old Sarum, 2 miles north of where the city stands now. The mighty Iron Age hill fort was where the first cathedral once stood and the Romans, Normans and Saxons have all left their mark.

Old Sarum, England Old Sarum is one of the oldest settlements in England and has been inhabited since 3000 BC. At the very centre was an Iron Age fort, which has been used by Romans, Saxons, Vikings and the Normans.

The ancient man made Neolithic chalk mound of Silbury Hill surrounded by fields of dandelions and rapeseed near Avebury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The ancient man made Neolithic chalk mound of Silbury Hill surrounded by fields of dandelions and rapeseed near Avebury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

The West Kennet Long Barrow, prehistoric burial mound near Avebury, Wiltshire, England. It is one of the largest and best-preserved monuments of its kind in Britain. You can enter the barrow and explore five empty stone chambers

Your guide to Stonehenge. Visit Stonehenge Visitor Centre, English Heritage Tours from London.

The West Kennet Long Barrow is a prehistoric burial mound near Avebury in Wiltshire, England. It is one of the largest and best-preserved monuments of its kind in Britain. You can enter the barrow and explore five empty stone chambers

The West Kennet Long Barrow is a prehistoric burial mound near Avebury in Wiltshire, England. It is one of the largest and best-preserved monuments of its kind in Britain. You can enter the barrow and explore five empty stone chambers

Stonehenge

Look at that crack and the errosion. This is lint stone, lint stone is extremely strong. Stone hende has been there much, much longer than 5000 years. I will find more close up crack pictures soon

Aldbourne, Wiltshire, UK.  Otherwise known as Devil's End.

A lovely village!

Old Wardour Castle, England.

Old Wardour Castle, England. Never met an ancient gothic arch I didn't love!

Old Wardour Castle

Old Wardour Castle

Old Wardour Castle ~ Besieged by war, this castle ruin has crumbled into a peaceful picnic spot .After being decimated in a 1642 siege that lasted for weeks, the Old Wardour Castle never fully recovered

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