Avebury Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Avebury

  • 1. Avebury Stone Circle

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    After the thrill of seeing Stonehenge, even from the distance, it was an even greater thrill to visit Avebury and to walk amongst the standing stones. Avebury is a small village built inside a...

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  • 2. Silbury Hill

    This large man-made hill was constructed about 2500-2800 BC It is a mysterious Neolithic monument, the largest prehistoric monument in Europe. It is 40m high and covers 5 and a half acres.. The top is...

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  • 3. Village

    If you like the outdoors, rolling hills and natural beauty there are few places better than Avebury. Arguably more impressive (and interactive) than Stonehenge, as the National Trust websites states,...

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  • 4. West Kennet Avenue

    The West Kennet Avenue has its name from the fact that it is an avenue of stones in a long, long line from Avebury and down towards the West Kennet Longbarrow where there used to be a sort of temple...

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  • 5. Cherhill White Horse

    Also in the middle of nowhere, near Avebury, you will find the Cherhill White Horse. It is the work of Dr Christopher Alsop of Calne who cut it in 1790. The horse consists of chalk with a concrete...

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  • 6. Alexander Keiller Museum

    With the same entrance ticket as the above barn, this is a small but much more interesting museum about Avebury. Here you will find skeletons, pottery and other actual finds from the area as well as...

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  • 7. West Kennett Long Barrow

    We never made it here but it would be stupid of me not to mention this famous monument amongst the Avebury sites. It is a long barrow found between Avebury itself and Silbury Hill and is thought to be...

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  • 8. Avebury Manor & Garden

    The manor dates back to the sixteenth century, but has changed over the years. The National Trust, which owns the manor, recently undertook a major project (which was the subject of a BBC TV...

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  • 9. Red Lion Pub

    ....................because it's got a real fire, and decent beer. Serves food, and has lots of interesting Avebury-linked photos/ drawings etc on the walls. And usually has interesting people in...

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  • 10. St James' Church

    People are so struck by the stones that they often forget to look at the rest of the village. That is a shame as for instance the church is very pretty. What you see today is from the 16th century but...

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  • 11. Overton Hill Barrows

    The first of the attractions around Avebury that caught our eye were the Overton Hill Barrows, several of which are located at the top of a hill beside the A4 highway as we neared the village. I...

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  • 12. Ridgeway

    Avebury's importance is underlined by its strategic position on the Ridgeway - possibly the oldest road on the planet. As it's name suggests, the Ridgeway follows a lonely course along the crest of...

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  • 13. Hay que verlo todo

    Desde el museo, pasando por la iglesia hasta el cementerio es bonito, ver Avebury es como retroceder en el tiempo.

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