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Walking up the hill to this 6,000 year old burial mound takes a little effort and a pair of stout walking boots, or wellington boots as it is quite muddy at this time of year. A torch, or a light on your mobile telephone is...More
Interesting Longbarrow that you can go inside and see the chambers. Good views over the countryside. You have to walk up a hill over a dirt track - not good for wheelchairs. Parking is in a layby on the main road. Worth visiting if you...More
West Kennet Long Barrow is situated in the rather magical landscape of this part of Wiltshire. It built with very large pieces of stone, which fit together perfectly, and built so well, it is still intact. You can walk right down to the far end...More
I have lived locally for millions of years (well, my family has) and I'd never visited the Long Barrow. Kept hearing about it, rituals etc from my hippy friends...
Been to Avebury loads but always managed to miss this....so THIS time we went to Avebury...More
We went to this place while visiting Avebury stone circle.its tomb which located on a hill top which is like 10min walk from the road to long barrow don’t miss it wall can touch and feel the tomb.its very best place to take pictures.so if...More
Thus barrow is about 500yards off the main road up a hill (not too steep) The barrow is large, and you can walk inside it where there are 2 side chambers and a min chamber at the end.
One of the best examples of this...More
Nobody could fail to be moved by this fantastic burial chamber
The scale and feel of this chamber as you walk in are amazing
The basics ,800yds from nearest roadside parking
Dog friendly but on a lead please
Wheelchair access would be a struggle as...More
We visited the West Kennet Barrow in the early morning when there was practically no one else around! Stepping into the burial barrow is extraordinary with the 4 stone side chambers! We strongly recommend you take a powerful torch to fully illuminate these chambers &...More