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“man made” (11 reviews)
“car park” (29 reviews)
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Avebury SN8 1QH, England
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a calming place to be in....a stunning hill made by our ancestors many hundred of years ago.We went 1st November 2017 very early morning

Thank Susie Y
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It’s very close to west Kennet.its really amazing it’s man made Hill which they build like 5000yrs ago.which is really amazing and it’s really very height which you can’t even imagine how they built.very high recommended to visit this place

Thank nevintnv
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Silbury looks like many of the other burial mounds in the area, but our understanding is that it has been x-rayed, etc and no evidence of burial is here. The exact purpose is unknown. It is across the road from West Kennet Barrow, so you...More

Thank foodieSarnia_Ontario
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Seems a little strange reviewing the hill until you realise that it is actually man made, part of something bigger and much more mysterious. Been just a short drive from Avebury stone circle it's worth stopping off in the car park and taking some photos....More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I really wonder how this hill came about. A pity that visitors cannot get close up but still a worthwhile stop.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

You would not want to miss being close to this wonder as part of your immersion in early age history of burials and worship The facts You can't climb up it any more,only view it from a distance It is accessible to wheelchair users from...More

Thank nigel m
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The hill is impressive, even more so when seen from a distance, but there is precious little information at the site so come prepared and do some reading first. You can not climb the hill, which is understandable but sad.

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Excavations have shown that this is not a barrow but a man made hill, earth at the bottom and chalk piled up on top. Amazing structure but no-one seems to know why it was built.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It's very difficult to review something like this. After-all, it is just a man made hill with the top cut off. However, it is such a striking and unusual attraction, surrounded by the natural countryside that it stands out like a sore thumb! This enormous,...More

Thank howiet1971
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I visited this many years ago when we were allowed to walk on it. I fully appreciate why we can't now but no concession has been given to visitors. The nearest car park is fenced of from the site so you are a long way...More

Thank ruthhuddleston
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