British ancient sites - Photos by Palden Jenkins

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British ancient sites

Photos of a selection of British ancient sites I have visited in recent years.
These ancient remains date back 4,000-5,000 years
to the same time as the building of the Pyramids.
Standing stone near Lanyon Quoit, Cornwall
We visit Avebury, the world's largest stone circle
Avebury
Avebury
Avebury
Avebury
Avebury
Avebury
The Avebury Complex
in Wiltshire
- the world's biggest stone circle
Lozenge-shaped feminine stone on the Avebury avenue
Avebury
The avenue at Avebury
The Hurlers
in East Cornwall
Castle Rigg in Cumbria
- one of Britain's most
scenically located henges
Boscawen-un stone circle
in West Cornwall
- one of Britain's most intact
stone circles with
a unique quartz stone.
It's also the
southwesternmost circle
in Britain.
Men an Tol
in West Cornwall.
A unique megalith
with a holed stone.
Below, Scorhill stone circle
on Dartmoor in Devon.
The Rollright Stones
in Warwickshire
Quoits in
Cornwall
Stanton Drew
just south of Bristol
Tregeseal stone circle
in West Cornwall
The Nine Maidens
West Cornwall

This is not a comprehensive guide to stone circles and ancient sites.
These are simply those sites I have visited with my camera in the last seven years.
They give impressions of sites rather than a guidebook view.
I love these places: they're always very special, if you just stop to bear witness to their subtle atmospheres.
You come away feeling changed.


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