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Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire: A Day Out with a Difference

If you fancy venturing somewhere a little bit different with the kids this Summer, I recommend Avebury Stone Circle.

Situated in Wiltshire, Avebury Stone Circle is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle. 156 more words


10,000 to 4,500 Years Ago: The Beginnings

History strictly starts when things are written down yet nothing is written down about the British Isles until overseas invaders and traders start noticing the place. 909 more words


West Kennet Long Barrow

Perhaps the most important part of any journey is planning the route ahead, and arranging where to stay beforehand. On this occasion, we failed to adhere to this simple rule, and arrived at Avebury right in the middle of a crop-circle convention. 186 more words


Silbury Hill, Avebury

Our next stop was right in front of us as we walked down from West Kennet long barrow. It isn’t the easiest thing in the world to overlook. 857 more words


Day 80 Bath to Salisbury

Well as usual we had a rough plan of what we were doing today, off to Stonehenge and then Salisbury Cathedral, but at breakfast at the B&B that changed. 475 more words

The Devil Rides Out

At some point in the early to mid-1970s, I had what I regard as the great good fortune to read Dennis Wheatley’s superb black magic novel… 679 more words

The Magic Of The Mind

Did you know today (April 18th) is World Heritage Day? Celebrate it with a visit to Stonehenge or Avebury.

World Heritage is the shared wealth of humankind. Protecting and preserving this valuable asset demands the collective efforts of the international community. This special day offers an opportunity to raise the public’s awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage and the efforts that are required to protect and conserve it, as well as draw attention to its vulnerability. 565 more words

Durrington Walls