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Walking the Dead: Stonehenge Landscape Walk

A guided tour of the amazing collections of the Wiltshire Museum, followed by a guided walk from Durrington Walls to Stonehenge. This full day tour will be led by Museum Director, David Dawson. The morning tour at the Museum starts at 10.30am and the walk begins at about 2pm.

The day begins with coffee and a guided tour of the Wiltshire Museum. The early story of Wiltshire is told in new galleries featuring high quality graphics and leading-edge reconstructions. On display are dozens of spectacular treasures dating to the time of Stonehenge used and worn by people who lived and worshiped in the Stonehenge landscape.

The tour is followed by a light lunch.

After lunch, the walk will take approximately 3.5 hours, and starts at Durrington Walls and Woodhenge, close to the River Avon. The route passes the Cuckoo Stone, a megalithic standing stone, before following the Apple Track – a WW1 light railway. The route then passes the prehistoric Cursus, before passing the Bronze Age barrows of Kings Barrow ridge.

Cost: £40 (£35 WANHS members) Booking essential.

Please contact the Museum shop for more information or to book 01380 727369

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