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Find out more about prehistoric sites and museums in Wiltshire from this guide to Prehistoric Wiltshire
To Devizes, West Kennet, Silbury Hill and Avebury
- By train to Swindon and then catch the Trans-Wiltshire Express bus (no.49)
- By coach to Devizes from London, and a local bus to Avebury
- By train from London
- By train from London
- From the A303 take the A338 to Salisbury
- From the M3, take the A31 to Ringwood and then the A35.
- West Kennet Long Barrow: The most impressive and accessible Neolithic chambered tomb in Britain. Built in around 3650 BC, nearly 50 people were buried in its five stone-built chambers.
- Silbury Hill: The largest man-made mound in Europe, mysterious Silbury Hill compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids.
- Avebury: With its huge circular bank and ditch and circles of standing stones, Avebury is at the centre of a remarkable complex of monuments, including the West Kennet Avenue.
- Devizes - Wiltshire Museum. Prehistoric Wiltshire displays, telling the story of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site.
- 1 Durrington Walls, A short walk from the Woodhenge car park. A massive henge, the site of the discovery of Neolithic houses in 2004-2006, where the people who gathered from across Britain to build Stonehenge may have lived.
- Stonehenge: The most sophisticated stone circle in the world, at the centre of a remarkable sacred landscape. Includes the cursus, a 3km long earthwork and the Avenue, leading from the River Avon.
- Old Sarum: The original site of Salisbury – the remains of a Norman castle and cathedral, set within the impressive earthworks of an Iron Age hillfort.
- Salisbury (England)
- 2 Salisbury Museum. Salisbury Museum is home to the famous ‘Amesbury Archer’ and unique finds from Durrington Walls and Stonehenge, and a gallery dedicated to the archaeology of Wessex.
- Dorset Cursus: Remains of the banks and ditches of a Neolithic cursus that runs for six miles, surrounded by barrow cemeteries. Contact in advance to arrange a visit to the private museum at Down Farm, and for a landscape tour.
- Ancient Technology Centre: Visit during a special open day to take a step back in time. Experience the realities of daily life in the past and learn ancient skills in an authentic landscape.
- Knowlton henge: An impressive Neolithic henge, with a Norman church built inside the bank and ditch. You can also see other nearby barrows and burial mounds.
- Dorchester - Dorset County Museum.
- Maiden Castle: The largest and most complex Iron Age hillforts in Europe. Multiple ramparts once protected an important settlement, but the site has 4,000 years of history, from a Neolithic causewayed enclosure to a small Roman temple.