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Stonehenge - Avebury Area
Wiltshire, England

 

 

Stonehenge to Avebury map including West Kennet barrow, Silbury Hill and the most famous White Horse at Uffington.

Crop Circles

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.

 

A giant chalk  White Horse, Wiltshire, England

The Cherhill White Horse, near Avebury, Wiltshire county.

Not 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.

 

Alien Crop Circles, England

Crop Circles in Wiltshire.

Crop Circles

And 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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