The Battle of the Beanfield took place over several hours on 1 June 1985, when Wiltshire Police prevented a convoy of several hundred New Age travellers from setting up the 1985 Stonehenge Free Festival in Wiltshire, England. The police were enforcing a High Court injunction obtained by the authorities prohibiting the 1985 festival from taking place. Around 1300 police officers took part in the operation against approximately 600 travellers…..
The six-acre site is built in the grounds of a Norman castle, the legacy of which is a splendid water-filled moat harbouring carp among the bulrushes. Local mystics have it that Holycombe was a sacred Neolithic site, evidenced by six converging ley lines, so it would have been a shame not to add a stone….
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Cotswolds Camping is run by two very hard-working friends (with a little help from their husbands). No one lives on the site, but a lot of work goes on in the background to ensure it’s a well organised, extremely relaxed experience for everyone who stays. The campsite is on the edge of the beautiful market town….