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Uncover the mysteries of England’s fascinating past on an enriching full-day excursion to Stonehenge, Glastonbury and Avenbury from London. With an erudite guide, delve into the legends surrounding King Arthur, the ancient stone circles of Salisbury and the mystical island of Avalon. Admire the natural splendor of the English countryside and capture photographs of legendary landmarks like the Chalice Well and the Glastonbury Tor. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 16 people. 

Highlights

  • Full-day trip from London to the intriguing sites of Stonehenge, Glastonbury and Avebury
  • Explore legendary places like the Glastonbury Tor and St Michael's Church with your knowledgeable and friendly guide
  • Go on a fascinating journey that retraces the life of King Arthur
  • Hear about the legend of the Holy Grail at the Chalice Well
  • See the largest prehistoric stone circle in Europe
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures a more personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The guide shares fascinating stories and legends that bring the mystical sites on this day trip to life. One of my favorite parts is seeing Avebury -- it's just as well-preserved and intriguing as Stonehenge but less crowded, and you're allowed to touch the massive stones!

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Day Trip to Stonehenge, Glastonbury and Avebury from London

Day Trip to Stonehenge, Avebury and Glastonbury

After hotel pickup in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, admire the English countryside as you travel towards the ancient Kingdom of Wessex, to one of England’s most mysterious landmarks. Get acquainted with the mystifying history of Stonehenge as you listen to illuminating commentary from your expert guide. 

On arrival at Salisbury Plain, home of Stonehenge, feel your curiosity swell as you behold a landscape scattered with stone circles and burial chambers more than 5,000 years old. Hear theories surrounding the purpose of the mysterious landscape and stroll the scenic grounds while capturing sweeping countryside vistas on camera. 

Next, travel to the small and serene town of Glastonbury, the place that King Arthur’s sword was reputedly created. Delve into the region’s rich historical heritage with your guide and ascend to the summit of Glastonbury Tor to see landmarks like St Michael’s Church from the hilltop perch. Stroll the Chalice Well Gardens to discover the biblical legends that shroud the enclave and then revitalize with lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). 

Sated, head to Glastonbury Abbey to pay your respects to King Arthur and Queen Guinevere in their final resting places. Venture to the Neolithic monument of Avebury, an ancient complex that boasts the title of Europe’s largest, and explore the atmospheric stone rings with your guide. Conclude your tour with a visit to Silbury Hill, Europe’s tallest prehistoric mound, and then relax during the return journey to London, where the tour concludes. 

Customer Reviews

Charles C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Tony was very accommodating and personabl. He gave us extra information and went beyond the basic information with a great sense of humor.

Diane S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Loved this tour! Tony our guild was terrific we could not have asked for anyone better!

catranch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent tour. Tony was very informative, entertaining and helpful. While I wish there could have been a bit more time at the various sites, at least getting to SEE them was a plus. We had good weather as well, which always makes for a good experience.

Patricia A L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Very good tour with plenty of time in each location. Driver/Guide was very informative.

Aoi S Switzerland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

I went to Stonehenge 25 years ago, but this time is better for me, because now I understand english better. And Visiting to Glastonbury and Avebury was my dream. With this tour I did everything in one day, learning history a lot from very nice guide. He was very kind and know a lot. I am very impressed.

Lori H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was an amazing tour. I loved everything about it - the coach was super comfortable, and our tour guide, Greg Truman, was funny and nice, and full of fun tidbits about where we went, and just lots of other turns a it the UK. Highly recommended!

Jennifer H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This tour was everything I was hoping it to be. Our guide sorry can't remember his name at the moment was informative, kind and helpful. He had great historic information as well as the spiritual history and meanings of the sites. We felt that we were in good hands.Everything was well organized with plenty of time to enjoy each location. The sites themselves are not to be missed. This was a major highlight of our 3 week trip to Europe. We used Viator for other parts of our trip and were equally pleased.

Thomas W USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Really enjoyed this tour. The tour guide was very informative. Stonehenge was beautiful, of course, but Glastonbury and Avebury were well worth the trip.

Geoffrey M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We both loved the tour

Tara Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Excellent tour! Excellent tour guide! A lot of driving, but definitely worth it.

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