Private Full-Day Tour of Lacock Abbey and Avebury Stone Circle from London

Private Full-Day Tour of Lacock Abbey and Avebury Stone Circle from London

Explore Lacock Abbey and the Avebury Stone Circle on this private full-day tour from London. Visit the historic Wiltshire village of Lacock with a private guide, and take in top attractions including the traditional pubs, shops, and 13th-century Lacock Abbey. Spin through the beautiful English countryside and admire sweeping views over the rolling hillsides. Then, explore the prehistoric sites of Avebury Stone Circle — a Neolithic henge monument — and Silbury Hill. This private tour includes guide entrance fees, and round-trip travel from central London.
* Duration: 1 day
* Starts: London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Explore Lacock Abbey and the Avebury Stone Circle on this private full-day tour from London. Visit the historic Wiltshire village of Lacock with a private guide, and take in top attractions including the traditional pubs, shops, and 13th-century Lacock Abbey. Spin through the beautiful English countryside and admire sweeping views over the rolling hillsides. Then, explore the prehistoric sites of Avebury Stone Circle — a Neolithic henge monument — and Silbury Hill. This private tour includes guide entrance fees, and round-trip travel from central London.

Itinerary
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Stop At: 1 Silbury Hill Cottage A4, Avebury SN8 1QH England

Visit the tallest neolithic monument that Victorians believed once housed treasure like the Pyramids.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: West Kennet Long Barrow, Avebury SN8 1QH England

It is rare that more than 1 or 2 other people are here, often we have it to ourselves. A 10 minute walk from the road takes us to this incredibly evocative burial chamber built by the civilisation who are responsible for Avebury, Stonehenge and hundreds of other great monuments. Please note this is up a slope on a gravel/soil path and may not be accessible in bad weather or for those with limited mobility.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Avebury Stone Circle, Herepath Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF England

We will visit the largest stone circle which measures 1 mile in diameter and even cuts right through a village. Much less visited than Stonehenge and you can get up close to the stones too. Partly surrounded by a giant ditch and mound and with multiple stone circles inside.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Avebury, Marlborough SN8 1RF, UK

The tiny village of Avebury is enclosed by the stone circle.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lacock Pottery, 1-2, The Tanyard, Church St, Lacock, Chippenham SN15 2LB, UK

We will walk around the charming village that has been featured in many a television show such as Downton Abbey and Little Dorrit as well as the Harry Potter films. Along the way are a number of charming pubs, bakeries, pottery shops amongst others.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lacock Abbey High Street, Lacock SN15 2LG England

For centuries an Abbey until King Henry VIII had his spat with Rome, it long ago became a private home which at one time was home to none other than the man who invented photography using film. Take a selfie where photos were invented in the stately home upper floor and see the austere stone rooms of the old Abbey on the ground floor.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey, Lacock Abbey High Street, Lacock SN15 2LG England

If we have time at the end of the tour we can pop in the small museum devoted to early photography.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ye Olde England Tours, London England

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Duration: 6 hours