Silbury Hill, Avebury. The largest man-made mound in Europe, mysterious Silbury Hill compares in height and volume to the roughly contemporary Egyptian pyramids. Probably completed in around 2400 BC, it apparently contains no burial. Though clearly important in itself, its purpose and significance remain unknown. There is no access to the hill itself. Distance from Shaftesbury to Avebury is 42 miles More
The Cotswolds have a well deserved reputation as one of the prettiest spots in England. Thatched roof cottages, fabulous gardens, & interesting historic towns & small cities make it a tourist's delight. I've seen some of it, but want to explore more!