The Area

Avebury, which is one of the largest and most impressive of the ritual ‘Henge Monuments’ in Britain, was built in the Late Neolithic period. It consists of a massive, roughly circular earthwork, enclosing an area of about 28 and a half acres.

Avebury Circle

Avebury Circle

Avebury Stone Circle World-famous stone circle and on-site museum at the heart of a prehistoric…

Avebury Circle

Avebury Stone Circle World-famous stone circle and on-site museum at the heart of a prehistoric landscape.

Walking

Walking

Following a route used since prehistoric times by travellers, herdsmen and soldiers the 87 mile…

Walking

Following a route used since prehistoric times by travellers, herdsmen and soldiers the 87 mile long Ridgeway passes directly through West Kennet and the surrounding area. The National Trust  

Crop Circles

Crop Circles

During the summer months, magnificent formations of crop circles tend to appear on the landscape.…

Crop Circles

During the summer months, magnificent formations of crop circles tend to appear on the landscape. Most frequently near the sites of the ancient Monuments.

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill is a prehistoric artificial chalk mound near Avebury in the English county of…

Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill is a prehistoric artificial chalk mound near Avebury in the English county of Wiltshire. It is part of the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites.

West Kennett Longbarrow

West Kennett Longbarrow

Opposite Silbury Hill is West Kennet Long Barrow, the only open burial chamber in Europe,…

West Kennett Longbarrow

Opposite Silbury Hill is West Kennet Long Barrow, the only open burial chamber in Europe, which can be easily explored.

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders…

Stonehenge

Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe.

Marlborough

Marlborough

The typically English market town of Marlborough with its shopping and fine restaurants is only…

Marlborough

The typically English market town of Marlborough with its shopping and fine restaurants is only 4 miles away.

Bath

Bath

The beautiful and historic Georgian city of Bath is only 1 hour away.

Bath

The beautiful and historic Georgian city of Bath is only 1 hour away.

Salisbury

Salisbury

Known as ‘the city in the countryside’, Salisbury is surrounded by a landscape so quintessentially…

Salisbury

Known as ‘the city in the countryside’, Salisbury is surrounded by a landscape so quintessentially English it’s almost too good to be true.

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  • The Old Forge
    East Kennet
    Marlborough
    Wiltshire. SN8 4 EY
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