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Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove

Stanton Drew, Bristol, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Mind the cowpats

A bit difficult to find using an elderly rented satnav, but very interesting once we'd found the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Nice walk and good pub lunch

Went to see this atmospheric place after a good pub lunch nearby. Real sense of history and worth... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Stanton Drew, Bristol, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit difficult to find using an elderly rented satnav, but very interesting once we'd found the right place. There is a small car park, a dos-and-don'ts sign and a turnstile. The stone circle is vast and located in what is now a cow paddock,...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went to see this atmospheric place after a good pub lunch nearby. Real sense of history and worth a quick walk across an open field

Thank grangemoore
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We live locally so visit often and its so peaceful, no traffic no one much about, no shops just a pub nearby, its totally bliss.

Thank Tigi_Higgins
Reviewed 17 July 2017

It is fascinating to see this stone formantions, knowing it is 3000-400 yrs old. How did they do it, and what did it mean ? This place it worth a visit if You are in the area. You only pay 7 pound for the parking,...More

Thank Johnfly
Reviewed 12 July 2017

While Stonehenge is world famous and the stone circle at Avebury is popular as the largest circle in Britain... Stanton Drew is yours to enjoy and explore away from the crowds of tourists. The Cove stands in the beer garden of the Druids Arms and...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

You have to look this place up on a map but it is worth going there, its near Chew Magna and off the beaten track a bit..... The good news you park near a pub that does great food , they even have a standing...More

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped to see this stone circle after visiting Stonehenge the day before. In a field of cows, nice surrounding countryside. Quite underwhelming but worth a look if in the area.

Thank Georgie M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Located on a working farm with an honesty box on the gate into which you pop a pound. Three ancient stone circles, having signs of an earlier wooden circle beneath possibly older than Stone Henge, amazingly set in the landscape. The Cove is to be...More

Thank MikeJD2015
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Nice stones, topographical study I think revealed wooden stumps underneath it which if true, makes these older than Stonehenge? Believed to be the old gateway to the stones are the stones in the Druids Arms pub, a good local. Pub welcomes doggies but not allowed...More

Thank PhillWheatley
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is one of the greatest treasures of English history, completely understated and apparently little known except by experts and locals! Magical, awe inspiring in their age and mystery, but I just wish that there was more information available about the site. Apart from the...More

Thank IvvieN
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11 April 2017|
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Response from r0binellis | Reviewed this property |
In England near Bristol
29 April 2015|
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Response from Shaney E |
Oh iv just seen that your in Bristol also, you can just go to the bus station, take a magazine for the bus journey :)