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Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove

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Address: Stanton Drew, Bristol, England (Formerly Stanton Drew Stone Circles)
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Awe inspiring but need more information

This is one of the greatest treasures of English history, completely understated and apparently little known except by experts and locals! Magical, awe inspiring in their age and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
IvvieN
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the greatest treasures of English history, completely understated and apparently little known except by experts and locals! Magical, awe inspiring in their age and mystery, but I just wish that there was more information available about the site. Apart from the notice on the gate, there is nothing to guide you around the site, and I'm... More 

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Thank IvvieN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing !!! I wonder if they are in line with avebury and stonehenge? If so that might be significant, if they were all connected!!

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Thank Edward C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Not on the Stonehenge scale but still an impressive historical site of, mostly, standing stones spread out in 2 or 3 fields. Don't miss the three even more ancient stones up near the church where there are benches on which to sup your cider from the nearby public house.

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Thank neverlate2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visit the Stanton Drew stone circles and cove for a magical experience. When we visited the stones were only just becoming visible in the mist. Very atmospheric. Its a great area for walking too and good pubs in the area for a meal and a place to rest weary feet.

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Thank hikinggirl2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I am not a Druid. More of a Pantheist than any "organised religeous following". However I find these Stone Circles deeply mystical and moving. Stanton Drew is no exception. I have been on a number of occasions and each time I am filled with peace and tranquility on entering the Circle and being with The Stones. Somehow they resonate with... More 

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Thank piers2017
Hochheim, Hessen, Germany
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stanton Drew was recommended by the customs agent at the Bristol airport. It took a little searching, but the find was rewarding. Visit Stonehenge and Avebury, but come visit this rustic and casual site. We saw another party, but they were leaving as we arrived. We had the circles to ourselves. What a treat! Wear boots. This is a pasture... More 

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Thank Bryan S
Welland, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our visit was driven by our desire to visit a stone circle off the beaten path, void of tourists, visitor centres and rules. It was wonderful to be able to wander at our leisure and explore the stone circles and the cove. At the entrance there was an honesty box where we deposited our coins, and picked up the information... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017

popped in & put our £1 each in the box, which the 4 people behind us didn't!!!! stingey, Drove by so many times but was nice to actually see it, amazing & worth the £1 each

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Thank traceycoles2016
Wells
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stanton Drew actually comprises 3 circles and the Cove which is outside the pub in Stanton Drew -The Druids Arms. Mostly people visit the two larger circles which are said to have been built over an ancient celtic place of learning. The smaller circle has a concentrated female energy and the larger circle has a very open energy in the... More 

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Thank Ammaprema
Bristol, United Kingdom
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371 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We arrive at Stanton Drew after a detour by diversion signs ,to the car park by the other stones that are in the pub garden.We walk through this pretty little village with its cottages and manor houses.Walking almost to the toll house searching for the stones,passing a pretty river flowing below a bridge .On turning we see the stones in... More 

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