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Avebury Stone Circle

This is the largest stone circle in Britain and, since stone circles are a distinctively British feature, it is therefore the largest in the world. An estimated 1,500,000 man hours went into building the site. It is so big that it encloses the whole village. Probably built during between 2800BC and 2400BC, it fell into neglect over the centuries until it was restored by 19th century enthusiast Alexander Keiller (after whom the local museum is named). The site is now managed by The National Trust, which maintains extensive tourist facilities to serve the millions who visit from all over the world.

Avebury

Wiltshire

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Daily at any reasonable time

Free

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