On this full day tour we combine beautiful villages and ancient history with a visit to World Heritage Site of Stonehenge and three other exciting destinations. Avebury Stone Circles, 16 times larger in area than Stonehenge, the ‘Harry Potter’ village of Lacock and a taste of the Cotswolds with Castle Combe the ‘most beautiful village in England’.
Departing early in the morning from Bath, you will get to see Stonehenge when it first opens to beat the crowds. Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at the best-known prehistoric monument in
Avebury, an ancient henge and stone circle with a very different feel to Stonehenge. Here the village (beautiful in its own right) has evolved in amongst the stones. You can stroll right up to the standing stones and around the village and visit the museum.
The unspoilt National Trust Lacock village dates from the 13th century and has many limewashed half-timbered and stone houses. It has been used as a location in the TV productions of Downton Abbey, Pride and Prejudice, Moll Flanders and Emma. The Abbey also featured in the Harry Potter films.
Castle Combe, the quintessential Cotswold village, “the prettiest village in England”, surrounded by lush rolling hills and woodlands.