Taking Photos at Avebury Stone Circle – Pic of the Week

This week on Instagram I have been sharing my photos of Wiltshire’s stoneage attractions, in particular my shots of Avebury Stone Circle. Avebury Stone Circle is situated not far from Calne and Marlborough and is the largest stone henge in the world. The irregular megaliths are quite strung out over a very large area. They wend their way through a charming village with rustic cottages, a museum, gift shop and cafe area. Roads cross the stone lines, huge earthworks and ditches get in the way. You simply can’t photograph the whole thing in one go like you can at Stonehenge. The photo below gives a view from the bank of the higgledy-piggledy nature of this landscape. It’s hard to make out the circular stone pattern. Archaeologists believe that the site…

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Ideas for One Day in Beijing

Ideas for One Day in Beijing

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Visit Harrogate’s Cherry Blossom Avenues – Pic of the Week

Visit Harrogate’s Cherry Blossom Avenues – Pic of the Week

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen on my stories that I gave a “heads up” a couple of weeks ago, … View Post
A Guide to Mountain Biking for Beginners – Favourite Family Cycle Routes

A Guide to Mountain Biking for Beginners – Favourite Family Cycle Routes

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Spring at Knaresborough Castle, North Yorkshire

Spring at Knaresborough Castle, North Yorkshire

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