(Ordnance Survey map grid reference ST 603 630, about 6 miles south of Bristol, just east of the village of Stanton Drew, off the B3130.)

Stanton Drew is the second biggest stone circle in the UK, after Avebury. There are actually three stone circles, two associated avenues of stones, a cove (in the back garden of the Druids Arms pub... see photo below - they do really good lunches!) and an outlier, (Hautville's Quoit) now fallen.

To get a better idea of the layout, have a look at the plan of the site... but when you compare that to the photos bear in mind that many of the stones shown on the plan in the Great Circle are either broken off at ground level or are only short stumps.

(Click on the small picture below to go to the full size photo... all photos Adrian The Ageing Hippy unless otherwise stated.)


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