Et in arcadia essemus: a visit to Wilton
With both children away on camp, Rachel & I ventured out on rather a road trip from Wiltshire along the South Downs and up. Marvellous.
At the start of the week, we had a chance to visit the original Arcadia of Sir Philip Sidney’s imagination (see right for poet pic) – Wilton House near Salisbury, home of the Earls of Pembroke.
The Palladian Bridge over the gentle River Nadder
Then, bizarrely, in the village is the completely incongruous Italianate Church, built in the Victorian era…
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