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Address: Ashbury, England
Phone Number: 03703331181
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Well preserved five thousand year old long barrow.

Went there whilst walking the Ridgeway. Not too sure how you would access it otherwise. Would require a bit of a walk. Car access up there is limited. I found it to be very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dolemite600
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there whilst walking the Ridgeway. Not too sure how you would access it otherwise. Would require a bit of a walk. Car access up there is limited. I found it to be very peaceful and not really spooky like it said in one of my guide books.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

This is ok it isn't anything special and took about 5 mins to walk around.... I went with my fiancé and 2 young child ages 3 and 5. After we looked around here there was a nice Walk thur the forest which we all enjoyed more then the stones.

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Thank Emi J
UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Worth a detour if you're visiting the White Horse. Not that impressive visually, but it is atmospheric and historically interesting.

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Thank ScoobUK
British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

we came with our cousins from their home in didcot, about a 20-30 minute drive away. a lovely warm sunny day. came upon this site along to the right from the carpark, along the ridgeway, an ancient road, now a hiking path, that runs along the beskshire downs. we walked about 60 minutes along the ridgeway before turning to go... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

It is a lump & a bump in the ground, but the setting is superb. Best on a wet & wild afternoon. There is a certain aura about the place.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Wayland's Smithy was a real highlight of my visit to the Uffington horse site. I was fairly tired after hours wandering around the horse hills, but made time for Wayland's Smithy. It was definitely worth the aching feet to stop by. A really remarkable site--off the radar for many visitors so it was quite quiet and made for a very... More 

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Thank DRBinToronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Not the most widely sung archaeological site in the country but it really should be. Absolutely worth the wander up from the car park and along the track. Not many sites like it in the UK - absolutely fantastic, and well managed considering it's not manned!

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Worth the walk, when I was there I had the place to myself for a bit. Massive barrow, very impressive, go have a look! Free! Absolutely no facilities (no cafe, no loo, no nuffink: Part of the charm)

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

From the car park you can take a pleasant walk to this Neolithic Treasure situated in a beautifully quiet location. It is an interesting Long Barrow to see, in fantastic condition, with great atmosphere. Your visit can easily be combined with seeing the nearby White Horse, Dragon Hill and Uffington Castle (There isn't an actual castle there). These are all... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We visited this site in conjunction with Dragon Hill, the White Horse and Uffington Castle. Luckily when we got there we were alone so it was very atmospheric. Set in a grove of trees it is much longer than we imagined. You get a great sense of how it must have been when originally built. Recommended

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