World Heritage Day 2016 18 April is ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites but unofficially known as World Heritage Day. This year Stonehenge and Avebury are celebrating 30 years of being a World Heritage Site along with six other … Read More >
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There are many mysteries surrounding Stonehenge and it’s giant circle of sarsen stones but there is a consensus that Stonehenge related to the Sun. For example, the Stonehenge Avenue and the Horse-shoe of Sarsen Trilithons are directly aligned on the solstitial … Read More >
The Easter holidays are here! Spring has sprung and the shops are full of Easter eggs, simnel cakes and hot cross buns. The Stonehenge and Avebury WHS has a lot to offer whatever our British weather has to offer! At … Read More >
The Stonehenge Visitor Centre which opened in December 2013 has won a special Civic Trust Award. The Centre was awarded the Michael Middleton Special Award. The announcement for the 2016 Civic Trust Awards, Pro Tem Awards and AABC Conservation Awards … Read More >
The Ridgeway National Trail is a great way to get to and explore the Avebury part of the WHS. Our partners The Ridgeway Partnership are pleased to announce a new-look newsletter. The newsletter can be found here. This is a … Read More >