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Avebury Stone Circle

| Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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| Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

What is bigger than Stonehenge, has fewer visitors but is equally important historically? Yep you got it, Avebury Henge monument. Its not a good destination if its wet but if its dry you can spend all day exploring the stones and the nearby Avenue, museum...More

Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed yesterday

Like most people, we visited Stonehenge, then Woodhenge and then Avebury. It's different but similar. It's a larger circle and is in a different setting. We also visited the West Kennet Long Barrow and Silbury Hill prior to Avebury and the whole lot make for...More

Thank Peter-Selby
Reviewed yesterday

A massive site with lots to contemplate and treasures to discover. We got a relatively inexpensive guide book in the shop and set out. Even though it was a dry day, it didn't seem like there were very many people largely because the site is...More

Thank ladawncp
Reviewed yesterday

a must to see if you are near london. huge stone circle. very tranquil and great vibe. highly recommended

Thank Berfusarala
Reviewed 4 days ago

Inevitably you will make comparisons with Stonehenge, and while the famous cousin has bigger stones, Avebury is far more intricate and covers a much broader area. Wander about in different directions (mindful of the sheep droppings), touch the stones, and try to imagine why they...More

Thank Professor04
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Avebury Stones are laid out across the hills around Avebury. It's great you can just walk around them and see other unusual sites such as Silsbury hill, another man made structure. The purpose of which is still undetermined.

Thank U411483
Reviewed 5 days ago

Avebury Stone Circle is an interesting place, much bigger than Stonehenge, but in my opinion, far less interesting. Also, because it is set in the middle of a little village, at least for the most part, you don't get the dramatic impact you do at...More

Thank drwiz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Travelled there beginning of June in a very hot day. I liked the place but not as much as Stonehenge. The story is unknown of course and even in these days there are still secrets around/below the stones. But of course the story which we...More

Thank Evalynn B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having visited Stonehenge only 2 days prior to visiting Avebury, we were pleasantly surprised by what we discovered. Stonehenge was great, but with it comes dozens of tour buses, thousands of people, line-ups for the shuttle, the viewing and the food in the restaurant, and...More

Thank Daryl N
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had heard the name of this site, but didn't really have an idea of what it was all about. I was grateful to have seen it on a tour because the guide was able to explain ahead of time the significance of what we...More

Thank jrdek
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Liberty V
17 April 2017|
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Response from Joan W | Reviewed this property |
We went without any pre planning or a map. But you can get them off the internet. Just the atmosphere is wonderful. We went on one of the guided tours which was excellent. As someone has said the site is really quite small... More
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teenasan3
27 February 2017|
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Response from daneellard | Reviewed this property |
The Stagecoach 49 to Devizes runs hourly from the Bus Station a few hundred yards from the Rail Station. It stops outside the Red Lion Pub in Avebury. Why not use Google Maps to plan the journey and perhaps visit... More
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Lynly F
8 September 2016|
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Response from imrico | Reviewed this property |
Check Anderson Tours for a good guided tour. I got the combo with Avebury and Stonehenge at a cheap price point. The guide was very knowledgeable too!
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