News and events

Find your perfect pub

05 October 2017

If you'd like to try a new place to eat and drink, but don't know where to go, Wiltshire Life has the answer in the form of its handy pocket pub guide, free with the November issue.

What's on in November?

04 October 2017

Wrap up warm and head for Stourhead, visit an art exhibition or meet an armour expert.

Around the County

04 October 2017

Discover the news from around the county in the November issue of Wiltshire Life, out now. Here's a taster...

Paint your garden with our colour chart

04 October 2017

Head gardener Alan Power reveals how you can take Stourhead home with you and create a splash of colour in your own garden. The full article is in the November issue, out now.

My Wiltshire: Justin Hayward

04 October 2017

The Moody Blues' frontman Justin Hayward, who wrote Nights in White Satin, remembers his Swindon roots in an interview by Geoff Ford.

Meet author Philippa Gregory

04 October 2017

Lesley Bates meets celebrated popular author Philippa Gregory ahead of her visit to Salisbury Cathedral. WHEN, IN October 1517, German priest and theologian Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses, challenging the power of the Catholic Church in Rome, to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, it sent political and religious shock waves across Europe.

Why Warminster is out of this world

05 September 2017

BENEATH THE chalk downland, with its abundant flora and fauna, you’ll find Warminster, which lies on the edge of the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Bromham: Eden with pumpkins

05 September 2017

​We’re approaching the only time of year when many people think about pumpkins, not for culinary purposes but for carving out Halloween lanterns.

Marlborough, my home

01 September 2017

I HAVE LIVED in Marlborough since 2002, but the first time I felt part of the place was at my citizenship ceremony in the town hall in 2005. I had been a British taxpayer for 18 years by that point, and in the style of my colonial countrymen, decided it was time to have a say in how they were spent. (And, by the way, I loved the place and the people.)

Why I'm not the only Viking in Ludgershall

01 September 2017

'Vikings for all occasions, no raid too small' read the small ad on a website listing resources for the organisers of fetes. I had to find out more.