Ancient Burial Chambers, Avebury & Stonehenge

Ancient Burial Chambers, Avebury & Stonehenge tour

    Ancient Burial Chambers, Avebury & Stonehenge

    This tour is customisable and private. We can provide a driver-guide with Luxury Sedan (3 PAX) or Van (8 PAX). For larger families and groups we can provide coaches from 16 to 49 seats with driver AND guide.

    Enjoy a private guided tour of the ancient temple of Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric structures in the world. Explore the visitor centre and see the objects discovered in the local area, such as axes and arrows.

    Avebury is one of the most important Megalithic monuments in Europe. It covers 28 acres of stone circles enclosed by a huge ditch and has stones weighing over 75 tons. Explore the ‘Long Barrow’, a dark communal burial chamber, dating from around 2000 BC.

    See Silbury Hill, the largest man-made mound in Europe, dating back 5,000 years. Could it be the burial place of an ancient warrior king? Visit a village pub and discuss the theories with your guide.

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      Your personal driver-guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 8.00 am. This is the perfect opportunity to discuss any changes you might like to make to your tour. Any tour itinerary we suggest is flexible and can be altered to suit your individual requirements, even on the day.

      Enjoy a private guided tour of the long-standing heritage site of Stonehenge. The ancient temple was built around 5,000 years ago, making it older than the pyramids of Egypt. One of the most famous prehistoric structures in the world, Stonehenge is a ring of stones standing upright, creating an ancient temple. It is a mysterious and fascinating monument.

      Explore the visitor centre which has various exhibitions relating to Stonehenge. See the objects discovered in the local areas such as an axes, arrows and domestic objects such as cups.

      Avebury is one of the most important Megalithic monuments in Europe. It covers 28 acres of stone circles enclosed by a huge ditch and has stones weighing over 75 tons. Your guide will reveal the mysteries of this lesser known ancient site.

      Explore the ‘Long Barrow’, a dark Neolithic communal burial chamber and discover its secrets. The tomb was used for a millennium, before being closed off at around 2000 BC.

      See Silbury Hill, the largest man-made mound in Europe, dating back 5,000 years. At over 39 metres high, the mound is made up of layers of chalk and clay with a platform-like summit; it still dominates the skyline today. Could it be the burial place of an ancient warrior king? Visit a village pub and discuss the theories with your guide. With only basis tools, think how much labour over how many years it would have taken to create Silbury Hill!

      This tour is for those who enjoy the mystery of prehistory. The countryside in this region is just studded with hundreds of pre-historic monuments, some famous, some almost forgotten.

      Additional Extra: Those wishing for more of an exclusive visit, we can organise Stone Circle Access. Let your guide take you around the stones themselves; it is an out of hours treat not offered to the general public. This experience means you can enter the centre of the circle.

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      Since 2002, we have created British travel experiences for individuals, families, groups and corporations. Driver-Guided Tours, Chauffeur-Driven Transfers and Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Unique Accommodation, Customised Group Programmes and VIP Experiences, Premium Tickets to Theatres, Sporting and Cultural Events

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