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Bant's Carn Burial Chamber and Halangy Down Ancient Village

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Very well-preserved excavations

This is a tad hard to find if you are simply following the coast from Hugh Town, but it is greatly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom_Pandelaere
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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Interesting feature with beautiful surroundings

It was surprising to find this suddenly along a track - we happened to come across it on the path... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Teide_Orca
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a tad hard to find if you are simply following the coast from Hugh Town, but it is greatly rewarding once you have tracked it down. Bant’s Carn, on the top of the hill, is considerably older than Halangy Village, which lies directly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

It was surprising to find this suddenly along a track - we happened to come across it on the path and didn't know it was there! It gives you a sense of the island's ancient culture and the scenery it's set in is stunning... you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teide_Orca
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The remains of the ancient village is clear to see and there is a good explanation of the site. This location makes for a good walk with stunning views

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnjanet_531
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Worth the walk to see the carn and village. Interesting for general holidaymakers as well as historians.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MikeHunterValley
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Lovely place to visit. Very quiet and peaceful with lovely views of the coast and islands. Easy to access and find.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank terryw8
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

You can see where everything was, just fascinating. Lots of beautiful heather growing here too Not too far from the road where you have to leave your vehicle as they don’t allow them

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gayl1508
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a very interesting place to visit, it’s a old town from the Bronze Age, and you can see how a old burial chamber looked like. It is also the highest point on the island so if you have no signal anywhere for your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ameliarosenewman
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Interesting place to see lovely walk along the coast . We did the coast walk and this is one of the best prehistoric monuments on the island.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Easy to find from Hugh town, just follow the coastal path, pass Juliets garden and it's about a mile further on. The views are stunning, we sat on the bench for an hour enjoying the views. English Heritage looks after it, but it's free and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We found this site on a recommendation. Although not technically off the beaten track, it can be found by following the coastal path from Juliet's Garden for about a mile. Well worth the effort of the hilly terrain. A really interesting look at the way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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