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Silbury Hill

Avebury SN8 1QH, England
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“car park” (26 reviews)
Avebury SN8 1QH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The whole area surrounding this monument is truly fascinating Silbury hill is viewed from the car park and behind a barrier, great for a photo opportunity, while it would be tempting to some people to walk up/around the hill I feel it is important is...More

Thank kiwibees
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Silbury hill has to be seen to be believed. Close to Avebury you seriously can't miss it as it rises from the landscape. Walk to the top and see the view!

Thank sphinxycat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never knew about this hill but when I read about its background, wow! See it both from the distance (from the Kennett Long Barrow) and from the bottom to get two different perspectives.

Thank Peter-Selby
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited in June when been to Avebury. To be honest I found unfair that these parts (long barrow and Silbury hill) are not marked very well and there are no clear sign how we can get them. These were also part of the ancient rituals,...More

Thank Evalynn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked on a layby near the walk to West Kennett Long Barrow, crossed the road and walked a few hundred metres to the base of the hill. It is a mile to Avebury following another path.There is another layby opposite and then further down...More

Thank Dave b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a 10 Km (Avebury archaeology) walk and added a side trip to view Silbury Hill signposted after the avenue of stones. This way you see the hill from above. The base of the hill is 167 m in diameter and it is almost...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

No real answer to that question. Lots of theories and conjecture like Stonehenge. Amazing to appreciate this hill was built by hand without any machinery. Wheelbarrow by wheelbarrow or more likely bags of chalk and soil. A very laborious task. It is the biggest Neolithic...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The hill itself is impressive but it's the scenery around it that impresses most, great way to spend an afternoon with the camera. Was hoping to see some larger birds, but there wasn't much wind. Did get close to some deer though.

Thank GLWayne
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Amazing feat for prehistoric man to build a hill with minimal tools and ability to move large amounts of dirt. In the end you are left wondering "Why?" but in the absence of an answer remain amazed by their long term dedication to the cause.

Thank TravellingJSC
Reviewed 10 June 2017

very peculiar mound. very accessible and open to walk up. it was a wet day so just a quick visit. It has great historic interest and glad we saw it

Thank Graham P
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