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Bespoke private tours of Stonehenge and Avebury by car with local guide

Highlights
  • Half- or full-day tour to Stonehenge and Avebury
  • Your guide shares details of the stone circles’ mysterious origins
  • Step off the tourist trail to see sites many people miss
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Bespoke private tours of Stonehenge and Avebury by car with local guide
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Overview
The prehistoric stone circles at Stonehenge and Avebury attract admiration and intrigue in equal measure, drawing curious visitors from across the world—but visiting independently means missing out on their hidden significance. On this half- or full-day tour, explore Stonehenge and Avebury as your guide shares the many theories on their origins. Visit lesser-known nearby sites many visitors miss, with pickup and drop-off in towns within the local area included.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury, Wiltshire, England

A truly extraordinary site. A huge set of stone circles set in a monumental landscape. Wander the avenue with us and imagine past ceremonies and celebrations.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: West Kennet Long Barrow, Avebury, Wiltshire, England

Step back in time into this 5,500 year old tomb. A beautifully situated and extraordinarily atmospheric site.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Silbury Hill, Avebury, Wiltshire, England

The most enigmatic of our enigmatic monuments. The largest prehistoric man made mound in Europe.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wiltshire Museum, Devizes, Wiltshire, England

A jewel of a museum with the best and most relevant collection for your tour

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

A fascinating place: iron age fort, medieval castle and cathedral and a vital link in the Salisbury story

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Built in only 38 years (1220 - 1258) this is one of the wonders of the medieval world. It has also protected the Magna Carta since King John put his seal to it in 1215

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Salisbury Museum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Another wonderful museum to be visited if time allows.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England

The iconic prehistoric monument dating from 5,000 years ago. Together we will try to unlock its meaning. Unmissable

Duration: 2 hours
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2018
Oldbury Tours highly recommended!!!

This October I was lucky enough to spend two days with Laurence as my private guide in and around Avebury and Stonehenge, including some places off the beaten track. I have found both tours very rewarding. Laurence responded to my enquiry straight away and I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coastal719842
Reviewed 7 December 2018
Fantastic Personal Tour and Wonderful Laurence.

The greatest day tour we've ever had. In early November, 2018 my wife, I, and another couple had the great experience of being guided about the archeological sites surrounding Salisbury by Laurence Davies. Being from the area, and with a background in archeology, Laurence gave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Discover624155
Laurence D, Owner at Oldbury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks so much for saying this. I had a wonderful time showing you all around and I am thrilled you enjoyed it so much.

Reviewed 4 December 2018
WE LOVED THIS TOUR AND WE LOVED LAURENCE

To start with I want to say that I rarely write reviews. But I feel so strongly about this experience that I must. We spent two days with Laurence Mid November of this year. Myself, my husband and our 3 young adult children had the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brenda M
Laurence D, Owner at Oldbury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you so much for saying all this. It was so great to spend two days with you all. What a lovely family you are and it was a real pleasure and a privilege to show you around.

Reviewed 23 September 2018
WOW!!!

We just spent 6 weeks traveling through Europe and Laurence was The BEST money we spent on the entire trip! Laurence is passionate about the neolithic history of this regions, and, therefore, makes it come alive for you. He takes you to places, both physical...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RonnMeredith
Laurence D, Owner at Oldbury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you so much. It was great to spend the time with you and show you around.

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Outstanding Tour of Wiltshire Sites

Laurence really made the history of these ancient sites come alive! His enthusiasm was absolutely contagious. We all came away with a greater appreciation for this fascinating area and were grateful to have had such an approachable and considerate guide. In addition to Laurence's extensive...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mickierich2018
Laurence D, Owner at Oldbury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thanks so much. I had a great time too. You were all terrific company.

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Response from RonnMeredith | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and Laurence is the man to show you the marvels of that area!
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