Avebury World Heritage site

Avebury is part of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site because of its outstanding Neolithic and Bronze age monumental landscape. The Avebury henge and stone circles are just part of this incredible landscape and it's well worth visiting the sites listed below, not just because of the beautiful locations in which they sit, but also to get a better understanding of the significance of this globally important site.

Standing Stones at Avebury

Avebury Stone Circles and Henge

Enjoy being able to wander amongst the stones at this spectacular stone circle and henge

View of windswept long grass and cloudy sky from Windmill Hill, Avebury, Wiltshire

Windmill Hill Causewayed Enclosure

A gentle stroll up to Windmill Hill is a pleasant way to enjoy the World Heritage Site

Yellow flowers on the West Kennet Avenue

West Kennet Avenue

A walk along this ancient monument is a special experience, whatever the weather

West Kennet Long Barrow

West Kennet Long Barrow

Enjoy a gentle stroll up to the West Kennet Long Barrow, take in the views then enter the dark chambers of the tomb

The Sanctuary, Avebury Landscape

The Sanctuary

The mysterious structure of The Sanctuary

Silbury Hill, near Avebury, Wiltshire

Silbury Hill

Imaging building this structure with nothing but cattle bones and determination

Misty morning with sheep on barrows

Seven Barrows

The Avebury landscape is littered with Bronze Age round barrows