STONEHENGE & AVEBURY PLUS SALISBURY

FULL-DAY

 

Oxford to Stonehenge, followed by visit to Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum and return via Avebury

9am Leave Oxford for drive to Stonehenge either via A34 and A303 or via Swindon(A420)and Marlborough (A346). The latter passes the Berkshire Downs with possible views of the Uffington White Horse; also pretty drive over the Marlborough Downs.  

10.30am arrive Stonehenge Visitor Centre.

10.50am catch shuttle bus to the monument

11.45am return to Visitor Centre. Brief visit to Exhibition including film, followed by midday snack at the centre (pasties, etc)

12.30pm leave Stonehenge for Salisbury along A360. 

1.00pm arrive and park at the Cathedral Close in Salisbury.

1.15pm enter cathedral with tour of the main features, followed by a visit to the Magna Carta in the Chapter House.

2.30pm drive north along A345 to Old Sarum (Old Salisbury).
 Explore this amazing historic site 

3.30pm continue along A345 via Amesbury and Upavon to Avebury.

4.15pm arrive Avebury. Explore the stone circle and visit the museum and café area.

5.30pm start return to Oxford via Silbury Hill and The Sanctuary, then Marlborough.

7.00pm arrive Oxford.

LOGO DESIGN Klaus Geisler

PHOTOGRAPHY © Tony Gulliver

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