While Stonehenge may be more famous, Avebury is actually older, quieter and also free. The charming village lies alongside the free standing stones. Avebury is part of a stone circle which is divided by roads into four sectors. The circle has been estimated to date form 2500 to 2200 BC which means that it falls between the first 2 stages of the construction of Stonehenge.(1 vote)
This unassuming and seemingly insignificant hill lies just off the A4 about 5 miles west of Marlborough. This enigmatic green mound is impressive not for its height (130ft) but its age and with its estimated construction date at 2600BC it stands as the largest artificial prehistoric mound in Europe.
Lying within the Isle of Purbeck, Tyneham is a ghost village with a tragic past. The idyllic site was abandoned by its villagers at the request of th ....Read more
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Bath ranks amongst Europe's most beautiful cities due to the vision of three inspired architects in the 18th century. A great base for seeing England ....Read more