travelgrove Travel Tips

Avebury Henge, United Kingdom

  • Outdoors Activities travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 0.9mi
erato's pictureby erato Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 18th of January, 2010
This village, Avebury is located in Wiltshire, in southern England. Here you can find the largest neolithic stone circle in England constructed between 2600 and 2400 BC.

You can easily find it and spend here a day if you are with car. it's very close to London, so if you are in the area, you can simply visit Avebury. It is really magical, like walking with the ancients.

Archaeologists don't exactly know what was the purpose of the stone circles, but they say the it took 1,5 million hours to deforest the area, construct the ditches and put the stones to their places, so it must have been very important.

Also visit the Alexander Keiller Museum which is in the village and has the richest archeological collection collection of the UK.

Avebury, Wiltshire, UK

Free except for the parking fee.

Opening Hours:
Always opened.

Outdoors Activities

Recent travel tips for United Kingdom

  • Real Downton Abbey Tours - Highclere Castle, London
    The Downton Abbey set areas are 90 minutes drive from London. Visitors can pick their own Downton experience. Independently directed voyages through Highclere, and in addition private and gathering voyages through both the château and [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Museum of Childhood
    My favorite of all the museums of London is the V & A Museum of Childhood. They have a collection of 8,000 dolls, Britain's biggest doll house collection with very old pieces and many other interesting exhibitions about games, the history [...]
    D: 4.5mi00
  • Travel partner
    I need a partner to travel withi need a partner to travel withi need a partner to travel with [...]
    D: 4063.7mi00
  • The Tower
    The Tower of London is one of the most interesting and the oldest buildings in London. You can get there with the tube, you just have to get off t the Tower Bridge station. You can take a walk around the Tower for free. You can also go into [...]
    D: 3.9mi20
  • Big Ben
    It's the nicest and the most famous attraction in London [...]
    D: n/a00

Things about Avebury you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.

More travel tips you might be interested in

Santa Cruz, Bolivia
This is not a very big zoo, but a very nice one. They take really good care of the animals and try to make their places as natural like as possible...
Outdoors Activities: Zoological Gardens

Lhasa, China
Located on the northern part of Lhasa is the residence of the Dalai Lama, the leader of the Buddhist religion. The Palace is also a World Heritage...
History & Culture: Potala Palace


Clermont-ferrand, France
The Gothic style Cathedral is the main attraction of the city. It would be really hard to miss it because it's huge. It was built from volcanic...
History & Culture: Cathedral Notre Dame

Killarney, Ireland
The National Park is huge and beautiful. It is right next to the city, so you can easily reach it wherever in Killarney you would be. The Park...
Outdoors Activities: Killarney National Park


Camogli, Italy
During these two weeks we drove the total of 4.000 something km visiting four countries.
General: 14 Day Road Trip in Europe

Verona, Italy
Standing at this landmark you can imagine how grounded are the people of Verona with their origination and history. Piazza delle Erbe is not only...
History & Culture: Piazza delle Erbe – Verona’s Prime


Petra, Jordan
Petra is now one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. It is a fabulous place from the Eastern tales, simply breathtaking. The old city was...
History & Culture: The Ancient City

Faisalabad, Pakistan
Keep local currency take loose clothes with you avoid skirts and mini skirts kinda dress
Food: Travel to pakistan


Page, Arizona
This is probably the most amazing canyon you can visit. Unfortunately, you cannot add any photos via this tool yet, but basically you feel like you...
Sightseeing: Antelope Canyon

Interlaken, Switzerland
If you are looking for luxury travel in Switzerland, then pureswizerland is the right place for you. With Pureswitzerland, you will get luxury and...
Sports & Wellness : Best Luxury travel Switzerland

   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it