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Sunday, 30 March 2008

Easter Holiday Trip - Trowbridge, Salisbury

*British Summer Time starts in 30 minutes, now the time is 12.30am, after 30 minutes, the time will be 2am.*

Last weekend was Easter, the manager was kind enough so I had 4 days holiday. I went to visit my aunt at Trowbridge. Trowbridge is a small county town in Wiltshire, South West England. According to the signboard at the train station, the town only has 500 population. Click to enlarge to read the sign. It really is a very beautiful place.

Arriving Saturday but only went out on Sunday afternoon for a day trip around the area. This is my aunt's house and the surrounding area. It's a very very quiet and peaceful neighbourhood.

We went out at around 2pm and headed to our first destination, Stonehenge. On the way, the countryside view is stunning... I really feel like staying there already!


We approach Stonehenge around 20 minutes later. It is in the middle of nowhere, all open fields around it and there is only the site with lots of tourists and buses. I didn't go into the site as the admission is £6 and the only thing is to go nearer the stone and there is audio tour. I decided to only take some photos from outside the fence.

This angle is from the other side, with sheeps around the stones, making it a very nice view.
After that we headed to Old Sarum, something like a fort. Again, I didn't go in as it's near to closing time already. The view was also very good around the area. It was very cold that day that my hands were numb while I was taking all the photos.


This is the entrance of the Old Sarum. I only went in until the end of the bridge which is the gate.

Our next destination was to Salisbury. The main attraction in Salisbury is the Salisbury Cathedral.






As I went out from the back door of the cathedral, I caught some stunning views of the houses nearby, it was fantastic. I would really love to live in any of those houses.


We left Salisbury and went back home after that. On the way, we stop by Longleat, a very nice place as well, famous of the show Animal Park of BBC. Before arriving Longleat, we saw this at the side of a hill with black and white sheeps surrounding it. Strange view....
Anyway, Longleat. So this is the safari park from another side. It was closed already when we got there so again, we didn't manage to get in.
We headed towards the Longleat House which is a very very posh house which is open to public.


What a nice view around county Wiltshire.... the next day, I went back to London as I started working again at Tuesday... On the train, I manage to catch this.... The Westbury White Horse... My aunt say they can see the crop circle from the horse and many people try to wait for aliens to come as they believe that the crop circles were made by aliens. Read more from the link above.
That's the end of my trip to Trowbridge and Salisbury of Wiltshire.

*The time now is 2.19am, 1 hour lost.....*

2 comments:

SabrinaW said...

Awesome scenery pictures!

Jeremy said...

yea... that part of England is awesome... feeling like wanna go travel somewhere else to see more of these sceneries...