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Avebury

Summer Solstice Hike - Marlborough To Avebury Stone Circle

Avebury, England - Ninety miles west of London and twenty miles north of Stonehenge stands Avebury, the largest known stone ring in the world. Older than the more famous Stonehenge, and for many visitors far more spectacular.

Standing Stones at Avebury  Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England.

Standing Stones at Avebury Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England.

Avebury Henge, England

Three of the stones at Avebury Henge; it’s possible the Dartmoor circle looked something like this more than years ago when its stones were still standing.

The Hole Stone, co. antrim

On a hilltop near Doagh is a Bronze Age megalith known as The Holestone. Couples used to promise marriage by clasping hands through the hole in the stone. from Irish: Dumhach, meaning "mound") Photo by George Pennock Photography.

I want to visit the United Kingdom one day, too!  And seeing Stonehenge is a must.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks.

Druids temple, Masham, England

Druids temple, Masham, England (From Moon to Moon)

The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle on the Mainland, the largest island in Orkney, Scotland. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Orkney, Scotland - Ring of Brodgar. My family tree has been traced back to Henry Sinclair, Earl of Orkney in the I want so much to go there.

Glastonbury Tor | Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the 12th century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon, the island where Arthur died following his final battle against Mordred. Once surrounded by marshland, Glastonbury Tor was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

Camelot: discovering the legend of King Arthur around Britain

Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon. Once surrounded by marshland, it was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

Hadrian's Wall, England...constructed in 122 AD to mark the northern border of the Roman Empire in Britain, the wall stretched across the width of Great Britain just south of the present day border with Scotland.

Hadrian's Wall, England...constructed in 122 AD to mark the northern border of the Roman Empire in Britain, the wall stretched across the width of Great Britain just south of the present day border with Scotland.

Calanais standing stones. Lewis Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

Calanais standing stones. Lewis Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

Avebury in winter

10 extraordinary sacred sites around Britain, article at the link. This is Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire

In Karelia, the islands are known seids German and Russian Body Body near the coast of the White Sea, on Vottovaara mountain, and the mountain Big Vaara on the northern shore of Petrozavodsk Bay. One of the first researchers seidh, Finnish scientist Matias Alexander Castren believed seids Sami (Finnish ancestors) used for witchcraft labyrinthe.jpg (344×360)

In Karelia, the islands are known seids German and Russian Body Body near the coast of the White Sea, on Vottovaara mountain, and the mountain Big Vaara on the northern shore of Petrozavodsk Bay. One of the first researchers seidh, Finnish scientist Matias Alexander Castren believed seids Sami (Finnish ancestors) used for witchcraft labyrinthe.jpg (344×360)

Dumtroddan Standing Stones, Dumfries & Galloway  #Scotland #History #Castles

DRUMTRODDAN STANDING STONES An alignment of three stones, one of which has fallen. Together with Drumtroddan Cup and Ring Marked Rocks, they are part of an important prehistoric landscape.

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