The World Heritage Site at Avebury

  • West Kennet Long Barrow © NT/Rosamund Cleal

    West Kennet Long Barrow

    Enter the dark burial chambers of West Kennet Long Barrow, one of the first Neolithic monuments in the Avebury landscape.

  • View from Windmill Hill towards Avebury © NT/Rosamund Cleal

    Windmill Hill

    Enjoy the spectacular view over the Avebury landscape from the Early Neolithic site of Windmill Hill. The site dates back to over 1,000 years before most of the monuments comprising the World Heritage Site were erected.

  • Avebury stone circle south-west sector © David Noton

    The Stone Circle

    Wander among the stones of the inner circles and the great outer circle, and witness the enormity of the bank and ditch of Avebury Henge.

  • Avebury West Kennet Avenue © M Webb

    West Kennet Avenue

    Stroll down West Kennet Avenue, which meanders down hill and then back up towards the Sanctuary.

  • The Sanctuary drawn by William Stukeley in 1743 © M Webb

    The Sanctuary

    Although little is left of the Sanctuary now, 4,000 years ago this was a double stone circle linked to West Kennet Avenue. But was it at the beginning or the end?

  • Seven Barrows © NT/Rosamund Cleal

    Seven Barrows

    On the top of Overton Hill is the well-preserved Bronze Age barrow cemetery known as Seven Barrows.

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