Avebury World Heritage site

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.

Avebury Henge

Avebury Stone Circles and Henge

At Avebury you can wander among the standing stones of the largest stone circle in the world and marvel at the human ingenuity and dedication it took to create the enormous bank and ditch with the most primitive of tools.

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