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I guess that the answer is that we will never really know why it was built. A bit sad really when you consider the excavations that have happend on site, but maybe we can just look on in awe and wonder at the time and...More
On our visit to Avebury, our guide mentioned, and pointed out the Silbury Hill. It is fascinating to have some things as old and large as this in the UK! Next time I'm back I will include a longer stop here as well as in...More
Big fan of Silbury Hill. It’s a shame you can’t get closer to it due to the barbed wire fencing. Great selfie opportunities here! I have seen some people climb the hill and it looks great fun! But your not supposed to climb it but...More
Incredible to think that this is actually man made. What on earth were they doing? We loved the view of this from the walk up to west Kennet Long Barrow, which is literally just across the road. A great day out.
If you are interested in ancient sites this well worth seeing. The mound is over 4000 years old. There is a Silbury Hill viewing car park on the A4 or you can park in the National Trust car park in Avebury, visiting the stones as...More
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We used a private guide Keith Britton who is not just a great guide but an excellent photographer. We got loads of family pics free. If it makes sense for you, you could hire him and his car for the trip. Else there are... More
We used a private guide Keith Britton who is not just a great guide but an excellent photographer. We got loads of family pics free. If it makes sense for you, you could hire him and his car for the trip. Else there are several good travel agents to chose from.