More fun is the suggestion that it is the place where one giant fell after a massive battle with another one from a neighbouring village.
Equally impressive however is the yew tree in the churchyard, which is so huge it has to be supported by tree trunks and two parts chained together.
There is speculation about the site of the church and its relevance to the view of the Long man. Notes are duly distributed by our tutor so that we can consider the evidence about a connection in our own time.
We pause to look at the unusual memorial to those who fell in two world wars.
The Church, has a calming atmosphere, with interesting stained glass windows and intriguing artifacts.
Apparently Wilmington is popular with modern day druids for their celebrations and festivals. It is charming old country village with a friendly pub landlord who happily serves us tea