Avebury is an ancient stone monument made up of 3 stone circles around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire. It’s a World Heritage Site managed by the National Trust :)

There are 2 museum spaces in the village which display what is known of the site and how it may have been built.


The stones can be walked around and touched, so you can really get a feel for how big some of them are >.>

Some of them have been lost over time before they became protected, but there are still a lot of them and you can go for a nice walk all around them :)


Avebury Manor is also open to the public through the National Trust and it’s a very interesting place to see inside.

Unlike most properties of its type each room in Avebury Manor is made up to suit a different period in time, instead of the whole house being of one period.

This is to reflect the different looks the house would have had through the years and it’s very interesting and a nice touch :)


Avebury is a very nice place to go on a nice sunny day, and with the stones, the museums and the manor house there should be something for everyone to enjoy ;)

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