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West Kennet Long Barrow

Avebury SN8 1QH, England
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Avebury SN8 1QH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

this ancient long barrow has been partially excavated and it is possible to enter the first 5 chambers. interpretive board at entrance. short walk from nearest main road.

Thank shoemaker_10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to this place while visiting Avebury stone circle.its tomb which located on a hill top which is like 10min walk from the road to long barrow don’t miss it wall can touch and feel the tomb.its very best place to take pictures.so if...More

Thank nevintnv
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many burial mounds in the area, but this is the only one that showed signs of humans living there also. We went with Anderson Tours and Katia was excellent.

Thank foodieSarnia_Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thus barrow is about 500yards off the main road up a hill (not too steep) The barrow is large, and you can walk inside it where there are 2 side chambers and a min chamber at the end. One of the best examples of this...More

1  Thank 735Roger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nobody could fail to be moved by this fantastic burial chamber The scale and feel of this chamber as you walk in are amazing The basics ,800yds from nearest roadside parking Dog friendly but on a lead please Wheelchair access would be a struggle as...More

Thank nigel m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the West Kennet Barrow in the early morning when there was practically no one else around! Stepping into the burial barrow is extraordinary with the 4 stone side chambers! We strongly recommend you take a powerful torch to fully illuminate these chambers &...More

Thank CyberSecureDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The section of the barrow that you can enter is small, but still you can get the feeling. As with most places in the Avebury area, the information available to you is very restricted so best to do a bit of reading beforehand. The site...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is half mile walk up hill to the barrow but worth the effort. You can go inside and get a feeling for what it was like for the ancestors who placed their dead here.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We only live one mile from Avebury and visit 'the stones' regularly with our grand-children but we hadn't previously taken them to the Long Barrow at West Kennet. Encouraging teenagers to walk down a track alongside a field to get to our destination wasn't that...More

Thank AlMel27
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It is a nice walk up to the Barrow from the main road and there are some great views up there. It was nice to have a wander around the long barrow too. Very interesting. We visited on our way to Avebury stone circle.

Thank Sarah M
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