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Address: Avebury SN8 1RF, England
Phone Number: +44 1672 539250
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This mysterious stone circle is thought to have been constructed in...

This mysterious stone circle is thought to have been constructed in Neolithic times between 2500 to 2000 BC by The Beaker people, who might have played a major role in the formation of another eerie ancient site at Stonehenge.

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I cannot think why it has taken so long for me to find!

A really remarkable site which goes on and on for miles. The stones - how ever did they do it 2000 yrs + BC? Some have very square pieces but most are almost liquid random. And... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A really remarkable site which goes on and on for miles. The stones - how ever did they do it 2000 yrs + BC? Some have very square pieces but most are almost liquid random. And yet this is Sarcen stone - one of the toughest in the UK. Once used for millstones. Allow plenty of time and just wander.... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to agree with the previous review - it IS much better than Stonehenge which always is a bit of a let down..... Despite the chill November day, the walk around the stones is definitely worth a trip. Leave your car in the NT Car park and then my advice is to download the 6 mile walk (NT website and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very impressive standing stone site surrounded by lovely farmland. The museum is worth a quick visit, especially if you have children. The manor house is most interesting from the outside as the recent restoration was done by the BBC and while pretty, the interior is now from the 1920's and most of the furniture was built recently. Excellent cafe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hugely impressed by the huge dyke that surrounds the largest of the equally impressive stone circles and the two inner circles. The sheer willpower and physical effort to create all this is utterly beyond me - and we don't even know what it was all for. Pretty little church with a thousand years of history and a very decent pub.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met our family here last Sunday and we had a really pleasant few hours walking around the stones and then visited Avebury Manor House which was a really great hands-on history experience. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot help but wonder where all the stones came from and the amazing thing is you can walk right up to and touch the stones. Avebury manor is magical too as the national trust has done a tremendous job changing the theme with each room. Parking is easy too and great if you hold membership with the national trust.... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the stones whilst the sun was setting, which gave it the magical/mystical experience around the stones. This gave me a great relaxing and calming feeling that comes to those who spiritually need to focus on one self and others around them. The best place to sit, within the stones, is within the tree routes on the hill behind... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the locals we met recommended this place over Stonehenge for the fact that you can go up to and touch the stones. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Neolithic henge monument. We arrived at about 4pm and saw that you had to pay for all day parking. The machine didn't take card so were standing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A more natural environment with sheep grazing up to the stones. Larger than its famous neighbor, you can go up to the stones and there is a must do walking path on the henge itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I keep coming back here time and again, at various times of the year and different seasons and I never get tired of it. Mystery and history all around, tactile and easily accesible, this is one of the best sites in Britain if not the World. Kennet and Avon Long Barrow is close by as is Silbury Hill so it... More 

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