Tuesday 22 March 2016

Avebury and Stonehenge Tour - Includes West Kennet London Barrow and Silbury Hill - Full Day Tour From London

Day trip visits the historic Stonehenge, Avebury and West Kennet Long Barrow in Wiltshire.
Tour Highlights

  • Walking Tour of Avebury
  • Free Time for lunch and to explore Avebury
  • A visit to West Kennet Long Barrow
  • A visit to Silbury Hill
  • Entrance into Stonehenge

Our first stop will be the medieval village of Avebury which is ringed by the largest stone circle in the world and the product of Neolithic man. You will have free time to explore this picturesque and historic area. The Stone Circle and village of Avebury is believed to be over 2000 years older than Stonehenge and is just 3 miles in radius.

Avebury lies at the heart of England's most ancient and mysterious countryside. There have been reports of at least five different ghosts at the Red Lion Pub, located inside the stone circle, with high levels of paranormal activity being recorded.

Then a very short journey from the stone circle we walk up the hillside to West Kennet Long Barrow one of the largest Neolithic burial tombs in Britain and over 5000 years old. Your guide will take you into the burial chambers and bring it's fascinating history alive.

Our final stop of the day is of couse the world famous
Stonehenge!  Entrance to Stonehenge and its visitor centre are included - along with audio guides and free time to explore the site.

**Please note in the event of bad weather on the day of the tour, the visit to West Kennet Long Barrow may not take place- as it is quite a walk - and would be unpleasant in heavy rain conditions... Your tour manager will advise on the day**

Tour operates every Monday, Wednesday & Friday