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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the general public for many years. There are many different theories about when it was built, but most agree it was between 2000 and 3000 BC. Those who built Stonehenge had to have been extremely sophisticated in mathematics and geometry. It was aligned with the midwinter sunset and the midsummer sunset. The thinking is this allowed them to determine when the seasons would be changing (they didn't have iPhones with calendars) ...
... Music Junior Strings tour!!) was the MC. The young orchestra did a great job, though the audience was very small. I haven't mentioned the trip to Old Sarum, but there are some photos - blue sky, fascinating place, freezing wind!! And we also visited the superb Norman church at Little Langford, still active, but tiny, and not really in a village - totally off the beaten track. We've seen quite a few pheasants on our drives out of town, and several times we could ...
... The beautiful ceiling is the longest continuous medieval vaulted stone ceiling in the world, 96 metres long. Lovely stained glass and lots of light, unlike many Gothic cathedrals.
Looked at the castle walls, all that remains of the original Rougemont castle built in 1068, (the buildings inside being newer, late 1800s-1905) and then its gardens and moat.
Then John tried to do a tour ...
... cream parlour and a couple of other small businesses. A lot more salubrious than our stop last night which was outside the Autosleeper Factory!. We are still getting a couple of showers a day but each day the temperature is lifting slightly and we are expecting 20 tomorrow when we will head for Bath. It was a bit frustrating today as my phone card ran out and I was out of circulation for a while but all is up to date and working again ...
Stonehenge - a pile of rocks may sound boring but for everything they've discovered they still don't know what it was used for. The stones do have a presence and you are mystified and awed by this amazing structure. An excellent visitor's centre, a fun trip on the "carriages" and audio presentations on every part of the Stonehenge history (it was built ...