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Bant's Carn Burial Chamber and Halangy Down Ancient Village
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Hugh Town
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

A pleasant walk across St Mary's to this historical site. Interesting entrance chamber and settlement remains with a sea view!

1  Thank M1nkyD
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

I like this site, it is well-maintained and has just enough signage to be informative without being oppressive. I like the fact that you can just walk in and explore without an entrance fee and without endless signs telling you what you can/can't do. The views are wonderful and you could easily take a picnic here and relax while children play imaginative games in the hut circles. I have never been there when it has been busy.. most there at any time about four people.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

There are signposts directing you to the site, but you should have a decent map as the signs sometimes aren't as plentiful or definitive as they could be. However, once you get there, and if it is a fine day, this is a fascinating site. There are enough walls and enclosures left for you to get an idea of what it must have been like for the ancients who lived there, even though the sea has risen significantly. You can also walk inside one of the burial chambers, so a great photo opportunity. Unless there is a school trip, there is unlikely to be many people around to spoil the peace of the location.

Thank Toby B
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

I have been several times before, it quite a steep walk back up but well worth it. So peaceful and amazing to think it has been here for thousands of years.

Thank 209011Carol
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Reviewed 20 November 2013

Just brilliant and like going back thousands of years in time. Well done to those who so carefully care for and protect this important site.

1  Thank KTMSuperDuke
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