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Avebury henge and stone circles are one of the greatest marvels of prehistoric Britain. Built and much altered during the Neolithic period, roughly between BC and BC, the henge survives as a huge circular bank and ditch, encircling an area that includes part of Avebury village. Within the henge is the largest stone circle in Britain - originally of about stones - which in turn encloses two smaller stone circles.
Avebury is part of an extraordinary set of Neolithic and Bronze Age ceremonial sites that seemingly formed a vast sacred landscape. Many can be reached on foot from the village. The Alexander Keiller Museum also displays many notable finds from the Avebury monuments. Avebury henge and stone circles are managed by The National Trust on behalf of English Heritage, and the two organisations share the cost of managing and maintaining the property.
Access: Walking between the sites of Avebury is a great way to make the most of your visit, but be aware that paths may be uneven and muddy.
Parking: The charged car park at Avebury is managed by the National Trust, but is free to English Heritage members displaying a car sticker. Facilities: Toilets are available near the Alexander Keiller Museum. Be Aware: Sheep are frequently grazing on site so please keep your dog on a lead at all times.
English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions. Avebury is one of several monuments within this World Heritage Site.
Begin your visit at the Alexander Keiller Museum to find out about all of them, and their ificance, before you set off. To continue your journey through Neolithic Britain, Stonehengewith its world class exhibition and visitor centre, is within a 45 minute drive, and part of the same World Heritage Site.
Stonehenge offers a fascinating opportunity to explore the ancient ceremonial landscape of the surrounding area and come face to face with a 5, year old man. Free Entry.
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