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Silbury Hill

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Silbury Hill

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Full-Day Stonehenge and Avebury Tour from Glastonbury

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On this full-day tour from Glastonbury, you’ll see the world-famous Stonehenge, plus several other landmarks that are also rich in history and mysticism. Following pickup from your area accommodation, travel via comfortable coach to Stonehenge. After a hearty pub lunch, continue to Avebury—the largest Neolithic stone circle in Europe—before visiting the pyramid-like mound at Silbury Hill. As you go, your guide will share facts and stories about these one-of-a-kind monuments.
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Klodder wrote a review Nov 10
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom25 contributions7 helpful votes
Truly stunning and moving place - recommend 'On Silbury Hill' by Adam Thorpe to give you a real flavour off what to expect or a reflection after your visit. We live locally, but each time we visit or see a new view of Silbury from a walk it is like a new experience. Incredible to think about the ancient people who created this special hill all those years ago. Take a while to consider and imagine......
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Date of experience: October 2020
ebbcourt wrote a review Sep 2020
hampshire337 contributions310 helpful votes
It's worth seeing for sure. Basically what you see is what you get and for that reason it would be a good idea to google it as if will enhance the visit knowing the history.
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Date of experience: August 2020
71flojo wrote a review Sep 2020
Newbury, United Kingdom154 contributions28 helpful votes
Stopped to view this special man made hill but disappointed to find it not accessible to the public with fences to stop getting close & no entry signs. On way back we actually saw several people who had climbed the fences to walk up the hill & sit at the top! There is a car park but costs £2 or a couple of lay bys on the road which are just as good for viewing it.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Bill N wrote a review Aug 2020
Huddersfield, United Kingdom43 contributions23 helpful votes
We came across Silbury Hill quite by accident when we became lost on our way to Avebury. Must have been pure synchronicity as this is the most amazing place. Easily observed from a lay-by on the adjacent road. Pictures do not do this place justice. Rises majestically from the totally flat landscape in a completely unnatural way. Looks otherworldly. Amazing to think this is the highest prehistoric man made mound in Europe. Created with no metal tools around 2400 BC. Calculated it took 18 million man hours to create. Equivalent to 500 people working full time for 15 years. Totally amazing & a must visit.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Roganroy wrote a review Aug 2020
Leatherhead, United Kingdom524 contributions249 helpful votes
Having spotted a rare lay-by vacancy on the main road we stopped to admire this monument. We were pleased to find that aspiring climbers are put off by the lack of access but we found a useful information board on its 2500 year history on the nearby footpath to the West Kennett Long Barrow on the other side of the road.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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