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The famous photographer Cecil Beaton is intimately connected with the valley and lived at Ashcombe and Reddish, Broadchalke. Our walks pages allow you to explore the places of which he was fond and he is buried in All Saints churchyard in Broadchalke

During the summer of 2012 The Salisbury Museum presented an innovative biographical view of legendary designer, photographer and artist, Sir Cecil Beaton, through his two Wiltshire Homes in the Chalke Valley

 

‘Cecil Beaton in his first costume of the night for the Fete Champetre, in his Circus Bedroom 10 July 1937 © Getty Images/Time Life’