Neolithic food miles: travelling to Stonehenge

Reconstruction drawing of part of the settlement at Durrington Walls in abotu 2500 BC. © Historic England (drawing by Peter Lorimer)
Posted:
21 June 2018
Posted By:
Dr Richard Madgwick
Categories:
History Uncovered

Today, especially at the midsummer and midwinter solstices, people travel thousands of miles to gather and celebrate at Stonehenge. In the late Neolithic period it was a gathering place too: the contemporary site of Durrington Walls, which lies around 2 miles north-east of Stonehenge, played host to...

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Things to do in June

Posted:
31 May 2018
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

It's a great time of year for our historic gardens, which are blooming with vibrant colours. Take a guided tour through them with our expert horticulturalists to enjoy the seasonal scents and learn about unusual historical species. It's also Father's Day on 17 June, so we've got all you need to give...

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