West Kennet Long Barrow, Avebury

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  • Where else in the South of England can you walk inside a prehistoric tomb? Memorable, good views, and easy to combine with a walk by Silbury Hill and around Avebury Stone Circle  more »
  • Get your walking boots on. You have about a 1/2 mile walk up hill and through a muddy field. But when you get there wow, peaceful and tranquil, beautiful place to arrive at. You can walk all around it...  more »
  • Bit of a trudge across muddied fields in the teeth of a raging gale but on reaching the Long Barrow it was certainly a walk well earned. In the gloom of the tomb imagine our ancient ancestors laying t...  more »
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  • Sat atop the hill, its a slight walk from the road (walking boots recommended in wet weather). Get a good view of the surrounding rolling hills from here. I found you get a real sense of history and time when standing by this ancient structure.
  • What a gem! Such a wonderful place, barely any people around - a truly fantastic place to visit just off the road and through some canola fields and a river. Beautiful scenery too.
  • Oh it was glorious, a lot better than that tourist trap Stonehenge down the road plus this one was actually free and it was like a time warp there was a hipster playing the drums who was quite friendly so all in all a good experience -1 star as we didnt see any skeletons and i got a bit wet
  • Well worth the walk across fields to see this barrow. Built in the neolithic period it is still surprisingly well preserved and intact. The lack of traffic and urban noise only adds to the sense of history and it has a tranquility about it. Literally only a stones throw from Silbury hill and Avebury all sites can easily be see in a day.
  • What an amazing place. Well worth the walk.
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