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Knap Hill

Knap Hill, Wiltshire is the site of an earlier Neolithic* Causewayed Enclosure constructed in the mid-fourth millennium BC one of only fourteen such monuments in England that survive 'to any extent as earthworks' (Oswald et al, 2001). These enclosures were probably built as venues for social gatherings rather than as permanent domestic settings although most [...]
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Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill is best known for the early Neolithic causewayed enclosure which sits on its crown and for the pioneering archaeology that took place here. Causewayed enclosures are some of the earliest monuments in the British Isles being built between 3,700 and 3,400BC (Lawson 2007). This period is shortly after the time people moved on [...]
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Avebury

Oldbury Tours provide full and half day tours of the Avebury region. To enquire about a tour with our local expert Avebury guide please click on the 'Enquire' button or follow the link here. Enquire Avebury stone circle is the largest stone circle in Britain and lies 'at the centre of one of the most [...]
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Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill is the largest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe and possibly the most enigmatic of Wiltshire’s prehistoric landmarks. Inspiring the minds of poets and historians alike Silbury Hill is equally comfortable, or uncomfortable, in the realms of both folklore and archaeology.

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Why Hire A Guide

Having travelled very widely both as a tourist and for business I have always found a local guide to be by far the best way to really get to know somewhere. The local guides I have hired have all shared the necessary combination of knowledge and enthusiasm and a real desire to excite me.

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