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Chalk Horses, Thatched Roofs And A Wedding Attended By The Royal Family

After our adventure at Stonehenge, it was time to make our way towards another set of standing stones, but before we did, our guide took us on a route where we could view the amazing… 2,268 more words



I’ve been haunted by Derek Jarman’s 1971 film Journey to Avebury for the last few days. Filmed in the year I was born I saw it (wittingly) for the first time early this year in the Hayward Gallery touring exhibition… 327 more words


sacred space is where you are

I didn’t have this in mind when I came to Avebury.


I knew I wanted to make a land art piece as part of my exploration of sacred space and connectedness, but I’d envisioned some sort of display of fallen autumn leaves, in glorious shades of red, orange and yellow.  778 more words


Day 170 & 171 & 172, Rosslare to Swindon and Stonehenge to London

We learnt from our last early morning ferry crossing that it’s not a good idea to ride in the dark, so this time we stayed right next to the ferry. 426 more words

Avebury: Free of Charge and Free of Crowds

Although it’s about two hours west of London in Wiltshire, Stonehenge is one of the most visited attractions in England.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument containing the remains of a ring of standing stones. 804 more words


Day 102: Avebury to Glastonbury

‘We’re all being treated like sheep’ – future self to younger self; or, a conversation with an eccentric enemy of English Heritage, Stonehenge.

I awake at around eight, weary and cheated of restful sleep. 4,037 more words