Stonehenge & Avebury tour from Cambridge

Adult:
£79
Student / Child:
£69

  
    
 'Ancient Britain'   
 Visit two awe-inspiring prehistoric monuments of pagan Britain.  
 Avebury is a large complex of prehistoric monuments with an enormous henge enclosing the world's largest stone circle. Avebury dwarves Stonehenge and it seems it was the spiritual centre of the world for the people who built Stonehenge before Stonehenge was built.   
 

Stonehenge is one of the most famous monuments of the ancient world. Constructed 4000-5000 years ago it is a fabulous place of mystery and myth. The stone circle is located at the centre of a landscape filled with prehistoric ceremonial structures. Come and discover why it was built.

  
    
 
 
 
 
Avebury stone circle
 
 

Plan for the day

  • Depart from Cambridge at 0800 (please read 'Tour details' below) to arrive at Avebury at 1100. There will be a comfort break included in the journey.
  • On arrival we first visit The Sanctuary, Avebury's original prehistoric visitors' arrival point, and then Silbury Hill before taking a guided walk around the stone circle with its views of the beautiful countryside around.
  • Visit the souvenir shops in Avebury village before departing at 1315.
  • On arrival at 1400, we walk the route prehistoric visitors would have used to reach Stonehenge. Your guide will explain what we know about Stonehenge en route. Then free time to explore the site, browse the souvenir shop and view the exhibition in the Visitor Centre.
  • We depart from Stonehenge at 1630 to arrive back in Cambridge at 1900.
 

Tour details

Price:Adult £79, Student/Child £69.
Price includes: Return travel, entry fee to Stonehenge (adult £15.50, student £13.90), guidance at Stonehenge, walking tour of Avebury, services of experienced tour guide.
Not included: Meals, entry fees to attractions (unless stated).
Departure points: We have many departure points across Cambridge.
Departure times: Depart at 8am, return at 7pm from/to the main entrance to Parkside Swimming Pool, Gonville Place, Parker's Piece. Times for all other departure points will vary - please check your e-ticket for the correct departure time.
Small groups:  Maximum of 16 passengers per tour (group size may be a little higher in summer).
Discounts:We offer a 10% discount for groups of 6 passengers or more travelling together. Discounts not available in July or August. Email us for more details.
Our guarantee:Friendly, fun and informative guided tours for visitors to Britain. See the sights & get off-the-beaten-track.
Any questions?: Please read FAQs and Booking Terms & Conditions
Private tours: Visit Private group tours from Cambridge for details.
  
 
 
Things to see & do on the tour

 
  Stonehenge  
 The most famous and, arguably, the most important and most sacred prehistoric temple in the British Isles. 
  Avebury Stone Circle 
 The world's largest stone circle is older than Stonehenge and dwarves Stonehenge in size. 
  Silbury Hill  
 At 40m high enigmatic Silbury Hill is the highest man-made prehistoric hill in Europe. 
  Stonehenge Visitor Centre 
 The new £27 million Visitor Centre has a fabulous audio-visual exhibition and archaeological artefacts on show. 
  Life in Neolithic times 
 The Visitor Centre exhibition reveals more about Stonehenge and replica houses show life in Neolithic times. 
 
and also:
 
* Walk through the open Stonehenge landscape
* Marvel at the Bronze Age burial mounds
* Stonehenge Cursus
 
 
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