Celebrate World Heritage Day and the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention with a fascinating exploration of the Stonehenge and Avebury Landscapes. Join our experts and discover these extraordinary prehistoric landscapes and how World Heritage Site status is helping to conserve them.
This is a tour with a mixture of walking and travelling by coach. You will be led by Dr Nick Snashall, the National Trust Archaeologist for the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. Also taking part are Sarah Simmonds, the Avebury World Heritage officer (Wiltshire Council) and Beth Thomas, the Stonehenge World heritage Site Coordinator (English Heritage). This tour is being organised in partnership with English Heritage, National Trust and Wiltshire Council and open to members of both organisations and non-members.
Please note: this is a tour of parts of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site; there will be some walking so appropriate clothing and footwear essential. This tour will not be suitable for those with limited mobility; please let us know if there are any special needs. Older children would be acceptable (e.g. 12+ years). Need to be able to listen to the talk and not disrupt group. The National Trust will supply parking permits for the car park. These will be available on the day or in advance if time. Tour ticket will include FREE entry to Alexander Keiller Barn and Stable Galleries and Stonehenge. Tour ticket will include: morning coffee, light lunch and snack in the afternoon. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements. Sites visited include Alexander Keiller Museum, Avebury Henge, West Kennet Avenue, Stonehenge, Durrington Walls and Woodhenge.
Date: Wed 18 Apr 2012
All inclusive tour includes: car park fee in Avebury; morning coffee, light lunch and afternoon snack; mini-coach travel from Avebury to Stonehenge and return.
Sponsored by ‘The Stonehenge Tour Company’ www.StonehengeTours.com
Merlin at Stonehenge