Stonehenge - Avebury Area
to Avebury map including West Kennet barrow, Silbury Hill and the most famous White Horse at Uffington.
More prehistoric sites near Stonehenge
First choice is undoubtedly Avebury,
a larger circle of smaller stones set around a charming little
village. Less than an hour's drive north of Stonehenge, you
are free to walk around them, sit outside the local pub and
view them over a glass of beer or hug them at your leisure with
no charge at any time of the day, night or year.
Nearby are more ancient remains, Silbury Hill and West Kennet Long Barrow.
There are also plenty of giant White
Horses carved into chalk hills and prehistoric
hill forts around, though the latter only involve high
grassy mounds surrounded by steep rings.
Cherhill White Horse, near Avebury, Wiltshire county.
Cherhill White Horse
as impressive as ancient stone circles perhaps, but various White Horses canter over the Wiltshire
chalk hills around Avebury and Stonehenge and are good for a
brisk walk with no-problem access and great views. Apparently locals spend a lot of communal time cleaning and maintaining the White Horse - weeding, replacing eroded chalk, trimming grass etc. And not neccessarily for commercial reasons. They take pride in living near ancient art.
Crop Circles in Wiltshire.
if you're lucky, it's early summer and aliens have been busy
so you may stumble across some crop circles too. Wiltshire (county) is a popular alien graffiti zone, though they are hard to find as a) Extra Terrestrials have unpredictable habits and b) light planes are hard to come by.
This photo was, in fact, taken of a field near Murska Sobota, Slovenia (though the Bugcrew have seen crop circles in Wiltshire fields, sadly without a camera to hand).
If you wish to have a chat about all things alien and weird graphics in particular apparently those who orbit in crop circles
hang out at the Barge Inn, Honeystreet, Pewsey (town) Wiltshire, every summer, or have a look at these crop circle pictures.
Information on crop circles from the Telegraph newspaper.
A video from a believer in alien communication via crop circles.
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