Archive for the tag 'West Kennet Avenue'

The West Kennet Avenue leading to the Avebury circle can easily be seen whilst driving to and from Avebury on the whilst travelling along the B4003. Originally there would probably have been around 100 pairs of standing stones.

Each pair arranged roughly  20-30cm from the next pair with the stones of each pair standing around 15m [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 16th 2014

West Kennet Avenue follows a winding course of 1.5 miles, linking the Avebury Circles with the Sanctuary.

Originally consisting of about 100 pairs of stones, the Avenue followed a sinuous course.  The stones were about 15 m (49 ft) apart and there was a span of about  24 m (80 ft) between the pairs. Several had [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Jun 19th 2014

After breakfast we set off for Avebury, taking in Woodhenge along the way.  Unfortunately Avebury was a little bit further than we thought. We didn’t have enough time there because we had a timed ticket for Stonehenge at 2pm.  The Avebury experience wasn’t helped by roadworks that made access to the main interests difficult.   [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 12th 2014