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Things to do in Figheldean, Wiltshire


Set in almost the heart of Salisbury Plain, Figheldean is a quiet tranquil place that offers peace and quiet and unrivalled views of the surrounding plain.

The village has one main road meandering through it; only branching off to the several lanes and cul-de-sacs that house is residents. The village has several quaint and pretty B&B's and a small village club (members only).

The village is mentioned in the doomsday book and is steeped in history. It has an original hanging tree and smithy's workshop under the great chestnut tree.

Figheldean borders the hamlet of Ablington, which is rich in thatched cottages and thatched chalk walls.

The local Norman built church is well worth a visit, as is the old mill at the west side of the village.

Visitors to the east side of the plain should be aware of the use by the military and must adhere to the bylaws governing the public's use there.

Description by Brian Reed

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Images of Figheldean


The village market square  Figheldean © B. Reed
The old mill  Figheldean © B. Reed
The old smithy's shop under the great chestnut tree,the tree is over 300yrs old  Figheldean © B. Reed
meandering lanes through the village  Figheldean © B. Reed
Salisbury Plain is your back garden  Figheldean © B. Reed
The sleepy hamlet of Ablington borders the village  Figheldean © B. Reed

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