Avebury – Sacred Wonder of Britain

It’s been a busy year this year in both halves of the World Heritage Site. Among our many visitors was Neil Oliver making a new television series for BBC2. The first episode of Sacred Wonders of Britain features Avebury and airs tonight at 8:30pm.

Avebury Henge - a Sacred Wonder of Britain

Avebury Henge – a Sacred Wonder of Britain

Neil travels from the Orkneys to the far south of Britain in search of some of the most awe inspiring sacred places in these islands. If you can’t wait until this evening you’ll find a preview of some of the other extraordinary sites on offer on the BBC website.

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About Dr Nick

Dr Nick Snashall is Archaeologist for Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. She is fascinated by prehistoric stones, large and small, and their potential for unlocking the secrets of our past. Nick is co-director of Living with Monuments (an AHRC funded research project aiming to address our lack of knowledge of Neolithic settlement and non-monumental activity through targetted fieldwork and archival research into the Avebury region) and Ground -Truthing Stonehenge’s ‘Superhenge’: excavations at Durrington Walls (Current Archaeology's 2017 Research Project of the Year)

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