Avebury - Fyfield Down - Winterbourne Monkton - Avebury

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Avebury - Fyfield Down - Monkton Down - Winterbourne Monkton - Windmill Hill - Avebury

A long but easy walk which takes in some ancient history, pre-dating most ancient history. You pass through the source of the sarsen-stones which make up Avebury and Stonehenge stone circles and on to Windmill Hill, which is the earliest part of the Avebury complex. You get great views almost everywhere on the walk, including a view of Silbury Hill and of course, the opportunity to walk around the Avebury Henge and stone circle.

England - South England - Wiltshire - Countryside

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Ancient Monument, Great Views, Mostly Flat, National Trust, Toilets
22/07/2015 - Peter Whitcroft

Nice walk, but in midsummer 2015 was becoming overgrown between points 16 and 20. We need to walk it more! My top tip is to begin the walk at point 21 (Quiet layby in Mill Lane, Winterbourne Monkton), thus avoiding an eye-watering £7 National Trust car park charge in Avebury.

08/06/2014 - Karen Barnes

This was a fantastic walk with great views. It was interesting and varied and thoroughly enjoyable. Despite following the directions however our GPS indicated that we had walked just under 13 miles, this was the only negative.

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