Amesbury attractions

Amesbury attractions

AmesburyFrom Amesbury you can explore the Cotswolds and the south/ southwest of England. Wiltshire borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Salisbury Plain is famous as the location of Stonehenge stone circle and other ancient landmarks such as the large henge and stone circles surrounding the village of Avebury. The city of Salisbury is notable for its cathedral and the county town is Trowbridge. Salisbury, in the south of the county is less than 30 miles from the south coast. Swindon, in the north of the county is easily accessed along the M4.

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Attractions The "Amesbury Archer" - the richest Bronze Age burial site yet found in Britain was made at Amesbury in 2001. The remains of two men were accompanied by over 100 objects including arrowheads, copper knives and gold earrings.

Amesbury Archer

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Attractions Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park, Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0EW. Tel: 0871 716 2609. Beautiful Farm Park and woodland. Approved breeding centre for British Farm animals in danger of extinction. About 2 miles east of Amesbury.

Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm Park


AttractionsStonehenge Golf Centre, Durrington Field, Larkhill, Salisbury, SP4 8PY Telephone: 01980 652300.

Stonehenge Golf Centre

Attractions Stonehenge. 2 miles west of Amesbury on the junction of A303 and A344/360. It has been estimated that the three phases of the construction required more than thirty million hours of labour. Speculation on the reason it was built range from human sacrifice to astronomy. About 2 miles west of Amesbury.


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