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South England Road Trip Part 1: A Circuit to Stonehenge

We headed to THE SOUTH as signs on the M6 so helpfully put it on a Thursday night, staying in an awesome airbnb in Bath. The road trip was uneventful, with the low point being stopping at a junction near Birmingham for food and finding a sign in the bathroom that said all flat surfaces would be coated with Vaseline to prevent drug use. 288 more words

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Avebury is one of the world’s largest prehistoric stone circles and we visited it in July in conjunction with visits to Stonehenge and Avebury Manor. 107 more words

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Avebury on Britain's Ancient Tracks

If you missed it there’s still time to catch this week’s episode of Britain’s Ancient Tracks featuring Tony Robinson exploring Avebury and the West Kennet Avenue with me (available until 4 December). 10 more words


Avebury Manor

Avebury Manor is a National Trust property in Wiltshire, right next to Avebury Stone Circle (the subject of my next post). Built in the 1550s the BBC used it in a TV project where they redecorated and refurnished the rooms so that each one reflects a different time period, from the Tudors to the 1930s. 371 more words

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Avebury Stone Circle:The Quintessential English Road Ride

Join KEEP ROLLING as we head to Avebury, a World Heritage Site of global significance. This 45 mile flat(ish) road ride takes you through a stunning Neolithic and Bronze age landscape and starts literally in the middle of Averbury’s famous stone circle. 705 more words


Stone Circles

I was sad to leave Barnstaple, well more Heavitree Cottage but it was time to move on and head towards home.

We headed to Glastonbury and took a little look around this ancient town. 340 more words


Found Mounds III… from Stuart France


‘…One of the stops we did manage to make on the way to our second ‘official sojourn’ in Glastonbury was, Merlin’s Mound.

Now, Merlin’s Mound you might have thought would be a well-known tourist attraction boasting hundreds of thousands of visitors a year just like its Big-Sister Mound of Sil-Bury Hill, so called because late legend has a king called Sil buried there along with his treasure, a golden horse. 119 more words