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The Needles – a tale of shipwrecks, Victorian forts and Cold War
The Needles – a tale of shipwrecks, Victorian forts and Cold War

The Needles – a tale of shipwrecks, Victorian forts and Cold War

The Needles, enormous 100-feet (30-metre) high chalk and flint stacks off the most westerly point of the Isle of Wight, are part of the Island’s iconography, and one of Britain’s most recognisable coastal features.  They are an exposed eroded section…

Through cloisters and gardens – a visit to Lacock Abbey
Through cloisters and gardens – a visit to Lacock Abbey

Through cloisters and gardens – a visit to Lacock Abbey

Last Updated on 18th March 2019For some, Lacock Abbey will always be associated with the invention of photography; for others, it is the Tudor-Gothic-Victorian house that gets the juices flowing; for me, the real pleasure was in wandering through cloisters…