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 …

A Whiz Around Marlborough High Street

A Whiz Around Marlborough High Street

Marq English and I are heading to Avebury, but on the way we stop at Marlborough, a fabulous medieval market town in Wiltshire. It has the second widest high street in the UK and a line of ancient buildings behind the shop fronts. Curiously there are two churches set either of the high street. The …