Plough Lane Caravan Site news update for 2016
You only have to see the guest reviews to know you’ll love it: “Delightfully laid out, cleanest and best managed site we have ever visited” and “Facilities are immaculate”.
You can expect a warm Wiltshire welcome from helpful owners Roger and Helen, and a wealth of local information for you to enjoy touring Wiltshire, the Cotswold’s and Somerset.
Plough Lane is located within 10 minutes drive of Castle Combe race circuit. The following events may be of interest.
Forge Action Day
Mini Action Day
Europe’s Premier Rally Car Show
Full details are on their web site www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Bowood House and Gardens run Private Walled Garden Tours –
Bowood House and Gardens opens between April and November every year and is open 7 days a week.
Bowood House is the magnificent family home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne.
We are 5 minutes drive away from Chippenham Golf Course.
From 10am in the town centre the bikes will take over. if you love bikes you will be impressed by the thousands of them here on the day. There will be owner’s clubs, stalls and traders all around the town peddling their wares and goods. To watch the bikes and to walk round the town on Sat is free. At 5pm, the town will rattle and vibrate to the sound of hundreds of motorcycles all warming up to roll out on an official ride out.
Bradford on Avon Walking Festival –
2nd, 3rd & 4th of September 2016.
One of the most compelling features about Bradford on Avon is its unique position on the edge of the Cotswolds facing the River Avon. There are delightful walks in Somerset and Wiltshire which you could take part in.
Thermae Bath Spa – Britain’s original natural thermal spa
We have vouchers on site for 3 hours for the price of 2 ! Ask at Reception…
In the heart of the city, Thermae Bath Spa a remarkable combination of ‘old and new’ where historic spa buildings blend with the contemporary design of the New Royal Bath where you can now bathe in Britain’s only naturally warm, mineral-rich waters as the Celts and Romans did over 2,000 years ago. More at Visit Somerset here.
Lydiard Park Auto & Retro Festival – 23rd July
Lydiard Park Auto & Retro Festival showcases the heritage of classic /vintage sports car legends and looks to the future with the latest automotive icons. Set in the beautiful historic estate of Lydiard House
in over 260 acres of parkland on the western fringes of Swindon.
WOMAD – 28th – 31st July
World Festival, bringing exciting new music from all over the world and a host of other delights to festival goers at Charlton Park, Malmesbury in Wiltshire
Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace – 4th August – 7th August (A bit further away but near enough to us for a day out)
Hosted within the spectacular grounds of Oxfordshire’s historic World Heritage site Blenheim Palace, BBC Countryfile Live will showcase the very best of our countryside.
This exciting new event will combine the tradition of the UK’s best county fairs with the quality editorial and presentation of one of the BBC’s flagship programmes. Explore every aspect of the British countryside through exciting live arena shows, talks, hands-on activities, animal displays, farming in action and shopping with more than 600 food and craft producers and even a great British pub garden. It all adds up to a fun, inspiring and informative day out in the countryside.