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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
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
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
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.
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
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