Sites & monuments

Step back in time and immerse yourself in ages past at one of our fascinating historic spots

Sutton Hoo burial mounds in the mist
Misty burial mounds at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk Justin Mimms
The stone circle at Avebury, Wiltshire
A view across the stones which form the intriguing West Kennet Avenue National Trust Images / Paul Wakefield

The World Heritage Site at Avebury 

Explore history dating back over 4,000 years at the World Heritage Site at Avebury, Wiltshire.

The Magna Carta memorial, Runnymede, Surrey
This memorial commemorates the sealing of Magna Carta in 1215 National Trust Images/John Millar

Memorials at Runnymede 

As well as a monument to the democratic legacy of the Magna Carta, you'll find further memorials to John F. Kennedy and the Commonwealth Air Forces at Runnymede.

Back in time

Bridgwater Monument in frost at Ashridge Estate
Don't miss the opportunity to take a photograph at Ashridge Estate National Trust Bee Saville

Bridgewater Monument at Ashridge Estate 

Make sure that you don't miss the stunning views from the top of the Bridgewater Monument. Built in 1832, it's a fantastic way of viewing the estate from above.

Walkers walking up Culver
Walking up Culver to the Yaverland monument National Trust / Sue Oldham

History of the Yarborough Monument on Culver Down 

How does the name Yarborough link to the tallest monument on the Isle of Wight at Culver Down to Newtown and a game of bridge? Discover more about this grand memorial near Bembridge and Culver Downs.

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