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Durrington Walls

Amesbury, England
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Amesbury
Type: Ancient Ruins
Traveler Description: Durrington Walls is Britain's ( and therefore the world's) largest henge and is where the builders of Stonehenge are believed to have lived. All that... more »
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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was one of the landmarks of London. It was an amazing structure, a beautiful bridge to see in London running across the Thames river.

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Adana, Turkey
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124 reviews 124 reviews
86 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is part of English heritage, free with no visitor office or amenities of any kind except a smalI parking area and info kiosk. I did a little research of the area before we came here. The parking for Durrington Walls is shared with Woodhenge, therefore if I had not done some investigating I would have overlooked Durrington Walls all... More

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The North, UK
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

All that is visible at the moment are the large earth banks. Worth visiting with wood henge. Don't visit if you need more.

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Heanor, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

after we had been to Stonehenge we drove around the corner to Woodhenge, which is much quieter and great for meditation and reflecting. it is great to read the information boards and find out about it and find that this is the real place things happened, not Stonehenge. we also discovered the ancient cuckoo stone and had a lovely walk... More

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207 reviews 207 reviews
125 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Difficult to see but go for a look anyway, the entire region is fascinating. Check out the wood henge also (replaced with cement markers these days).

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Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When visiting Stonehenge you must include the nearby Durrington Walls and Stonehenge. Only by visiting these site together do you really get a clear picture of the history and enormity of these historical sites.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It was so peaceful after Stonehenge - and I'd definitely visit Durrington AFTER you've been to Stonehenge You then have a sense of what it's all about. Not a must see but defintiely worth it if you have a little free time

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Devizes, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Worth visiting with other nearby neolithic sites. There is little to see compared to some of the neighbouring sites but limited information at this site and more at the new Stonehenge centre help bring this impressive massive earthwork to life. Woodhenge, with its Ministry of Works miniature concrete pillars, is adjacent and again worth seeing as part of a wider... More

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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Went here after visiting stonehenge as it was a major bronze age settlement and stonehenge visitor centre had some reproductions of dwellings based on excavations here. It's basically big fields opposite woodhenge. Nothing to see other than an information sign and fine views of the countryside.

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Greater Perth, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

All visitors should visit Woodhenge and Durrington Walls to get the full picture of life when Stonehenge was built.

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