Welcome to the Rudloe and environs website.


Here you will find news, articles and photos of an area that straddles the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in north-west Wiltshire.


Contributions in the form of articles or photos are welcome. Even those with completely contrary views to mine!


Thanks to the website builder 1&1 and Rob Brown for the original idea.


Rudloescene now, in January 2014, has a sister, academic rather than anarchic, website about Box history here: http://www.boxpeopleandplaces.co.uk/

It contains thoroughly professional, well-researched articles about Box and its people.


Contact rudloescene through the 'Contact' page.


On 16th May 2016, three intrepid souls set out to conquer Sugarloaf, a 'mountain' of 1,955ft in Wales

A day trip to Sugarloaf on a pleasant May day (a miracle actually as the previous and following days were pretty grim). We were idling away a few moments at the summit after our sandwiches when a person from Porlock arrived. This was a Jewish chap (self-identified: kippah, black suit, white shirt, black shoes - just the gear for hill climbing) who was reliving a trip of his youth. He had had a day off work and had come from Barnet by train and taken a lift from the station. We gave him a lift back ... mazel tov.

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