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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is incredibly odd. It’s a huge, man-made, pyramid sized mound which was created by humans, but nobody knows what for! It really is rather impressive, and the mystery around it makes it more so.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sidbury Hill's amazing for a moment or two when we understand what we're observing, but I wonder if some other minds wander to thoughts akin to what it might be like to tumble, sled or ski down in season. If we did not know the...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 4 days ago

Silbury Hill is an iconic landmark, and one of those mysterious North Wiltshire must see's. It is a shame you can no longer walk up there - you could years ago and the views were lovely. It is also well known for crop circles suddenly...More

Thank Georgia71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Silbury Hill, sitting beside the A4, is one of the best preserved examples of Iron Age life in the UK. It's still something of a mystery why it was constructed, but must have been of great importance

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I guess that the answer is that we will never really know why it was built. A bit sad really when you consider the excavations that have happend on site, but maybe we can just look on in awe and wonder at the time and...More

Thank ColinD1308
Reviewed 2 September 2018

On our visit to Avebury, our guide mentioned, and pointed out the Silbury Hill. It is fascinating to have some things as old and large as this in the UK! Next time I'm back I will include a longer stop here as well as in...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

You cant miss this massive man made mound, its 30meters high, although your not allowed to actually walk up it , you can walk around its base, rather impressive as it was constructed 3650BC

Thank Dren W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in the car park for coffee and a sandwich, while there we had a read of the information boards and took a photo of the Hill. Nice views across the Wiltshire countryside.

Thank GrahamUK33
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Big fan of Silbury Hill. It’s a shame you can’t get closer to it due to the barbed wire fencing. Great selfie opportunities here! I have seen some people climb the hill and it looks great fun! But your not supposed to climb it but...More

Thank BlackKittens1990
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Worth climbing as the view is good at the top.....why was it built..? Can just hear Mrs Ancient now...''Oooh...a nice hill would like nice there dear''

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We used a private guide Keith Britton who is not just a great guide but an excellent photographer. We got loads of family pics free. If it makes sense for you, you could hire him and his car for the trip. Else there are... More
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