Out & About
West Kennet Long Barrow is located near Avebury in WIltshire. It is one of the largest and most impressive Neolithic chambered tombs in Britain. Built in around 3650 BC, it was used for a short time as a burial chamber,
Left: Entrance to West Kennet long barrow
Belas Knap is a particularly fine example of a restored Cotswold Neolithic long barrow - complete with a false entrance and side chambers. It was excavated in 1863 and 1865 with the remains of 31 people being found inside the two chambers.
Left: Belas Knap closed side-chamber
Avebury is a tint hamlet in Wiltshire, England. It is also one of the World's most important ancient sites. It contains the largest stone circle in Europe and acts as a major tourist attraction and a place of religious significance to Pagans.
Left: Avebury avenue looking towards Avebury stone circle