The Standing Stones of Avebury

The Standing Stones of Avebury

I am in Avebury in Wiltshire with my friend Marq English. Today we are joined by Rob Martins to discuss the mysterious standing stones put there by our ancestors. No one really knows why the giant sarsen stones were hauled from the Marlborough Hills and positioned into a series of circles within a deep encompassing …

A Walk Around Avebury in Wiltshire

A Walk Around Avebury in Wiltshire

Today I am in Avebury with Marq English. Avebury is a small village set inside the mysterious stone circle and earthworks built by our prehistoric ancestors. In this episode Marq and I are exploring the grounds of the old manor house, the National Trust property, the church and church yard and some of the fabulous …

The West Kennet Long Barrow Explored

The West Kennet Long Barrow Explored

Marq English and I are in Wiltshire on our way to Avebury exploring some of the prehistoric sites. Today we are visiting the West Kennet Long Barrow. It is a Neolithic tomb or barrow, situated on a prominent chalk ridge, near Silbury Hill, one-and-a-half miles south of Avebury. The site was recorded by John Aubrey …

Behind the Scenes: 8th -13th October 2018

Behind the Scenes - 8th -13th October 2018

This is my weekly, day by day account of my activities in the past seven days producing the Bald Explorer videos. In this episode I am off to Avebury with Marq English, exploring Arundel Town Hall with the lovely Julia and the Queen Elizabeth Tree on the Cowdray Estate with Kevin Hall. My videos are …

From West Overton to the Sanctuary, Avebury

The Sanctuary

Marq and I are exploring the Avebury landscape in Wiltshire. Today we take a walk to Overton Hill to have a look at The Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is a prehistoric site on Overton Hill located around 5 miles west of Marlborough in the English county of Wiltshire. Four concentric rings of post holes, and two …

We Stayed in West Overton, Wiltshire

West Overton

The lovely Marq English and I take a gentle stroll around the delightful village of West Overton in Wiltshire. We have an AirB&B booked by the green for our trip to Avebury, a stones throw away, and are curious about the church, St Michael’s and all the Angels. Finding a view over the Wiltshire rolling …