The Great Stones Way: Avebury, Stonehenge and Salisbury

The Great Stones Way: Avebury, Stonehenge and Salisbury

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In 36 miles the Great Stones Way runs through the Wiltshire Downs from Barbury Castle near Swindon to Old Sarum on the outskirts of Salisbury. Optional detours pass England’s important prehistoric sites including Avebury and Stonehenge. It’s perfect for a long weekend or a leisurely week, with good transport links at each end.

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A guidebook to the Great Stones Way, a 36-mile walk through the Wiltshire Downs from Barbury Castle south of Swindon to Old Sarum north of Salisbury. The walk is divided into 6 stages with each stage ranging from 4 to 11 miles. The walk passes through countryside adorned with significant historical sites and relics from ages past, with short detours to the world-famous Stonehenge and equally enchanting Avebury henge.

Step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50,000 OS mapping. Also included is a route summary table, information about facilities en route, plus maps for Avebury henge and Stonehenge. Rich with history and showcasing picturesque landscapes, this is a walk that can be savoured over the course of a week or enjoyed as an energetic weekend adventure. Good transport links are available at each end.

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Weight0.092 kg
Dimensions17.2 × 11.6 × 0.5 cm
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Paperback

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English

Edition

Second revised edition

Dewey

796.51094231 (edition:23)

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