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in the county of Wiltshire

About Avebury

The village of Avebury is world famous for its spectacular stone circle, which some consider more spectacular than Stonehenge. The pretty village also has a 15th century church, 16th century manor house, and excellent museum. Avebury was voted the third most spiritual place in Britain

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Interesting & Historical Facts about Avebury

At 129 ft high (39.3 metres), Silbury Hill in Avesbury, Wiltshire, is the tallest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe and one of the largest in the world.

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Marlborough, Wiltshire

Marlborough (11 Pictures)

in the county of Wiltshire

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction E of Avebury)

Dramatic chalk downs extend from Berkshire into rural Wiltshire, they are particularly rich in pre-historic remains and shelter a wealth of charming market towns and pretty.....

Street View Lacock

Lacock (130 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Wiltshire

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction W of Avebury)

Gatherings of graceful medieval houses line the streets of Lacock..

Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury (97 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Wiltshire

(15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction NW of Avebury)

The town stakes its claim to be the oldest borough in England on the fact that it was granted a charter in the year 924 by King Edward..

Castle Combe

Castle Combe (197 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Wiltshire

(16.7 miles, 26.8 km, direction W of Avebury)

As recently as 2001 it was awarded the title of 'Most Picturesque Village' by British Heritage Magazine's 2001 Traveller's Choice Awards...

Trowbridge Town Hall, Wiltshire

Trowbridge (148 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Wiltshire

(17.2 miles, 27.6 km, direction SW of Avebury)

Trowbridge is a historic town crammed with attractive stone buildings. It originated as a settlement along the Biss and flourished from the wool and weaving trades and from these periods there remain many magnificent merchant houses...

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Entrance to Avebury Manor, Wiltshire

Avebury Manor & Garden (12 Pictures)

(0.4 miles, 0.7 km)

Avebury Manor is a 16th century manor house built on the site of an old monastery. The rich interior of the house shows original.....

Silbury Hill - ancient burial ground

Silbury Hill (20 Pictures)

(0.6 miles, 1.0 km)

There are many fanciful theories about Silbury Hill, the massive conical hill described as the highest artificial mound in.....

Avebury Ring, Wiltshire

Avebury Ring (61 Pictures)

(0.8 miles, 1.2 km)

This is the largest and one of the most spectacular stone circles in the world, it certainly eclipses Stonehenge, for not only is.....

The public walkway alongside the golf course at Bowood Estate, Nr. Chippenham, Wiltshire

Bowood House & Gardens (12 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction W)


A picture of Crofton Beam Engines

Crofton Beam Engines (2 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction SE)


Cistery at Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey (97 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction W)

Lacock is one of the most beautiful villages in England, with houses dating from the 15th-century to the 18th-century. At the.....

A picture of Ashdown House

Ashdown House (1 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction NE)


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