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Racing to the stones: a run along England’s oldest footpath

Jogging 100km along the 5,000-year-old Ridgeway takes runners on a journey through England’s stunning countryside and back to its pagan heart.

Travel

Stonehenge and Avebury Guides

I have a small selection of guides to Stonehenge and Avebury in my study. My favourite is the HMSO illustrated guide Stonehenge and Avebury and Neighbouring Monuments… 392 more words

Guidebooks

Snippets of my day

I saw white goats at Avebury. They were eating grass or sleeping between Aveburys impressive stones. Some poppies in a field. Lovely brown sheep. Not like this Shawn/Timmy which I found in a cats protection charity shop: 216 more words

Travelling In The UK

Avebury plus druids

A quick photo post in honour of the autumn equinox. I took the above on Saturday at one of Britain’s most extraordinary and ancient sites. Forget Stonehenge, the village of Avebury in Wiltshire is home to a far more impressive Neolithic henge monument. 131 more words

Photography

Jolly Old England

I know, I’ve been slacking but the last three weeks or so have flown by in a flash.

So since moving into my flat – it’s the proper British word for an apartment, I had an introductory week, learning the basics of things i would need to know, let’s just say I don’t really remember much about physics, chemistry or maths (They add an s here and I’m not entirely sure why). 765 more words

Avebury

Stone Soul Places

8 Sept. 2014

I have been having some wonderful STONE ENCOUNTERS since living in Great Britain this year, allowing me to have my first experience with the ancient stone circles. 469 more words

Travel

GH4 #44 NWH3 flour bombed to the Stone Age

Good G-Haddies always look to the past for their inspiration so it was inevitable that a ‘hash’ setting a trail in the prehistoric settings near Avebury would attract our attentions. 231 more words

GH4 Trails