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All reviews silbury hill burial chamber burial site avebury stone circle wheat fields half mile walk buried here gentle slope walk inside worth the climb free access visiting avebury lay bys neolithic sites peaceful place ancient history beautiful walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

West Kennet Long Barrow - or any other similar such structural remains - can become the odd many out. England's whole lot of burial grounds is very impressive, so long as not seeing too many of them in too short a space. It's a little...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another must see if you visit North Wiltshire. Just opposite Silbury Hill, it is a lovely walk through beautiful Wiltshire Countryside. Late spring / early summer is a great time to visit, as there are so many wild flowers that grow around. You...More

Thank Georgia71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imposing stones which give a powerful sense of place and history. Lovely views and not too many people or tour coaches around. I found this a really tranquil place and will certainly return.

Thank Donsafe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

West Kennet Long Barrow is one of the best Iron Age burial grounds in the UK. The whole area is riddled with historic sites, and this is one of the best. The walk is a fair distance and would require good footwear in winter

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Very pastoral walk from our inn , it really enhanced the visit to the burial chamber. The natural beauty of the area was great too.

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

A short walk from layby on Old A4, with great views all around, including Silbury Hill. Pathway is quite flat with slight incline to the barrow. Interesting that you can enter and go into part of the chamber.

Thank Dren W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My archeology buff other half says this is his favourite site in the UK and I can see why. It is so unspoilt and the surrounding views of the countryside and Silbury Hill are outstanding. It was very quiet when we went which also adds...More

Thank Victoria00010
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We did this at school ....well....55 years ago, so....it was nice to climb it and walk upon it. Why....? I ask my wife that all the time.!!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed August 20, 2018

It is just a short walk from the lay-by to the top of the hill where the Long Barrow is situated. You get stunning views of Silbury Hill as you walk up. The site was fairly quiet when we arrived, maybe ten people at the...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We went for a visit at Kennet Long Barrow It was really nice to sit there in the dark and feel the energy anf magic

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