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AVEBURY MANOR
Avebury SN8 1RF Tel 01672 539250\

Description
A regularly altered house of monastic origin, the present buildings date from early 16c with notable Queen Anne alterations. The topiary and flower gardens contain medieval walls, ancient box and numerous compartments.

Location
Avebury is between Marlborough and Calne just off the A4 on the A463. Car park. Thamesdown bus 49a

Opening Times
Apr-Oct (Garden Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun and BH Mons 11-5.30, House Tue, Wed, Sun and BH Mons 2-5.30)

Disabled Access
Garden mostly level.

Admission Price:
Unconfirmed. NT

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ALEXANDER KEILLER MUSEUM
Avebury Tel 01672 539250

Description
The investigation of Avebury Stone Circles was largely the work of Alexander Keiller in the 1930's. He put together one of the most important prehistoric archaeological collections in Britain and this can be seen in Avebury Museum. Please note the actual stone circles are free to view.

Location
Avebury is between Marlborough and Calne just off the A4 on the A463. Car park. Thamesdown bus 49a

Opening Times
22 Mar - 2 Nov 10-6 3 Nov -31 Mar 10-4

Admission Prices
Adult £1.50 Child 80p

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AVEBURY STONE CIRCLES
Avebury, near Marlborough SN8 1RF 01672 539250

Description
One of the most important megalithic monuments in Europe, this 12 ha site with stone circles enclosed by a ditch and external bank is approached by an avenue of stones.

Location
Avebury is between Marlborough and Calne just off the A4 on the A463. Car park. Thamesdown bus 49a

Opening Times
Open access

Disabled Access
Partial. Much of the site is uneven and hilly.

Admission Prices
Free

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Marborough Calne

 

 

ATWELL-WILSON MOTOR MUSEUM
"Downside" Stockley Ln Calne SN11 0NF Tel 01249 813119

Description
Cars from 1924-83. classic motorbikes and memorabilia

Location
.75 from Calne which is on the A4 between Chippenham and Marlborugh

Opening Times
11-5 summer 11-4 winter (closed Fri and Sat)

Disabled Access
All on one level, facilities -yes.

Admission Prices
Adult £2 Child 75p

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BOWOOD HOUSE & GARDENS
Calne SN11 0LZ Tel 01249 812102

Description
Very fine and expansive Georgian house partially designed by Robert Adam, large ground and gardens laid out by Capability Brown.

Location
Off the A4 between Chippenham and Calne. M4 junc 17. Car ark on site. Rail Chippenham.

Opening Times
Apr-Oct 11-6

Disabled Access
Facilities, yes. Access to ground floor only.

Admission Prices
Adult £5.20 Child £3.00

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BEDWYN STONE MUSEUM
Tel 01672 870234

Description
The Lloyd family have been carving stone in the yard for more than 200 years and this fascinating attraction shows the art of the stone mason

Location
In Great Bedwyn off the A4 between Hungerford and Marlborough

Opening Times
Open access

Admission Prices
Free

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