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Durrington Walls

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DSC02634 Reconstruction of the riverside ā€˜village and its circular timber ceremonial focus and avenue leading from it down to the Avon

A while back I visited Woodhenge.Ā On that occasion, IĀ didnā€™t walk around the neighbouring, far larger and monumental Durrington Walls. In fact I never have done. ItĀ has alwaysĀ seemedĀ just too big, tooĀ incomprehensible. Also, to be honest, Iā€™ve always felt IĀ could viewĀ enough of it from the site of Woodhenge and the road. Also, on my last trip,Ā I knew my kids would complain about it not actually beingĀ at least part comprised of stonesā€¦ So I confess publicly to be a shameful neophyte when it comes to experiencing the great DW.

This time, I tried. I walkedĀ its banks on the exposed western slopes of the River Avon in cold weather and with a strong wind insisting it wasĀ still wintry in late March.

Iā€™m glad I did though. Walking so impressed on me regardingĀ DWā€™sĀ sizeā€¦

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