England • Links:
- Extensive website providing Stonehenge information, pictures, legends, and lore including theories on construction, purposes,
and age for both students and tourists.
- Ancient Sites of Wessex
- An introduction to some of the most fascinating relics of Britain's past, from Stonehenge to the little known Rempstone circle. Info, drawings, photos and glossary.
- Avebury Stone Circle Panoramic Tour
- Extensive panoramic tour with many 360-degree vistas of one of the best European megalithic sites. The website, by Pete & Alison Glastonbury, includes a live webcam, free screensavers, a forum, photos and news about Avebury and the surrounding monuments. Here you can also buy the Avebury Panoramic Tour and 3D Tour CD-ROMs.
- Mysterious Places
- Website devoted to ancient civilizations and modern mysteries. Very good quality photos, but disappointing for "megalithomaniacs", as there's just a single section on Stonehenge.
- One of the most detailed websites covering all you need to know about Stonehenge: information, pictures, legends and more.
- Ancient Exmoor & Legends
- On this basic website you can find short descriptions and grid references of the most interesting megalithic monuments of Exmoor; a few photos.
- Ancient Stones: Walks Around Ilkley
- A series of walks to some interesting megalithic sites, including the Twelve Apostles stone circles. Extensive descriptions on how to get to the sites, maps, in-depth information about the ancient people that built those sites and about the rock carvings.
- Archaeology at the Grove
- Website containing details of the findings at The Grove, Watford in Hertfordshire, England, as well as the
historical end environmental background to the project.
- Avebury Stones
- Photographs of the wondrous stones at Avebury, Wiltshire.
- Avebury/Stonehenge stone circles
- Lots of useful information on Stonehenge and Avebury: from opening times and guided tours to the latest research news and interesting books on these famous megalithic sites.
- Avebury: a Present from the Past
- Website devoted to the prehistoric monuments at Avebury. Detailed maps, extensive information on every structure of the site, several drawings, a good number of photographs and some panoramic movies.
- Billown Neolithic Landscape Project
- This project began in 1995 following the discovery of pits, postholes and gulleys containing early and middle Neolithic pottery and flintwork within an area of land identified for stone quarrying. The rationale of the project involves a rescue excavation of an extensive site prior to its destruction by quarrying and a research into the evolution of a tract of land during the later Mesolithic through to the later Bronze Age.
- Bodmin Moor Photo album
- Basic webpage showing a wide choice of images of prehistoric monuments at Bodmin Moor (Cornwall), including some lesser known and hard to find sites.
- British Stone Circles
- B/w images of stone circles in Cornwall, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Lancashire and Wiltshire. By Stephen Dean.
- Cissbury Ring Hillfort
- The historic village of Findon, West Sussex. What to see, including the Cissbury Ring hillfort. Where to stay. Local pubs. Local shops & businesses.
- Cranborne Chase
- A summary of sites discovered via aerial photography in North Dorset: Whitey Top Farm, Pentridge, the Handley Down enclosure, Sixpenny Handley, Goldfields Farm, Sixpenny Handley and Down Farm, Gussage St Michael (geophysical survey over an enclosure noted on aerial photographs of 1955).
- Cumbria History
- Info and photographs of some well-known megalithic sites of Cumbria, including Mayburgh henge, Castlerigg and Long Meg stone circles.
- Cumbria Stone Circles Site
- Some well-known Cumbrian megalithic sites as Grey Croft, Swinside and Long Meg stone circles. By Justin Grammer.
- Excavations at Shinewater Bronze Age site
- Shinewater is a waterlogged Bronze Age site discovered in 1995 at the Eastbourne Park on Shinewater Marsh. Concise description of the excavations with a series of images, including the
UK's first reaping hook with handle intact.
- Gardom's Edge Archaeology Project
- The site is based around a long term landscape and excavation project at Gardom's Edge, near Baslow in the Peak District. So far the website contains background info, previous year's research, an upto date site diary from this year's excavations, and some Quicktime VR panoramas of the landcsape and excavations.
- Site devoted to Ancient Britain. Strong emphasis on megalithic sites of Southern England, with selections from the Peak and Lake Districts. Interesting presentation with short descriptions, personal comments about the sites and good quality photos.
- Historical Wiltshire
- Info on the many beauties of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, Avebury and a thoroughful description of White horses and barrows.
- Holistic Fraternity
- Information about a double-ditch prehistoric henge in Scholes Coppice (Rotherham, South Yorkshire). Photos, maps and a plea for the protection of the site.
- I Dig Sheffield
- Visually pleasing and complete online guide to the archaeology around Sheffield and the Peak District. Excellent presentation, searchable database and map, information about excavations, sites and objects found in the area, news, glossary and message board. A great resource for schools, students, archaeologists, local people, walkers and tourists.
- Knowlton Henge complex
- Over the past three years Bournemouth University has carried out a program of field survey and excavation at Knowlton Circles in North Dorset. The purpose of this web page is to provide an introduction to the monument complex at Knowlton, and to provide an outline of the results so far obtained.
- Mysterious Wiltshire
- This website is all about Wiltshire, a county located in the UK and full of interesting megalithic sites.
- Mystical England
- On these pages are the descriptions of some ancient places in the south west of England, mainly Cornwall and Devon, along with a few of the legends attached to them.
- Northumberland Rock Art: Web Access to the Beckensall Archive
- The website provides unparalleled virtual access to Northumberland's rock art, including entries for over a 1000 panels, 6,000 images including 360° bubbleworld photos of 46 panels in their settings, browse facility to access all panels according to parish, map, type, location, access, image type and art motifs; search facilities for a combination of criteria, and an interactive zone.
- Rollright Stones
- Website on one of the most famous megalithic sites in Britain. Photos, legends and links. By Tony Camulos.
- Rollright Stones
- Every aspect of this mystical, ancient site in Oxfordshire. History, facts and conservation work that is carried out by the Rollright Trust.
- Rollright Stones
- Single webpage devoted to the Rollright Stones and its nearby sites, with descriptions and 3 very high quality b/w images.
- Sacred Stones
- On this website you can find an illustrated guide to stone circles in the Peak District (with good descriptions and nice drawings instead of the usual photographic images) and a photo gallery of the most famous English megalithic sites.
- Save Nine Ladies!
- Website of a campaign to prevent the re-opening of two dormant quarries in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. If the scheme goes ahead, the setting of the Nine Ladies Stone Circle will be ruined. The campaign consists of a local residents group and a treetop occupation.
- Save Stonehenge!
- Everything you ever wanted to know about the plan to drive a new dual-carriageway (4-lane highway) through the Stonehenge World Heritage Site in Wiltshire. Although the website was put together by people who oppose the plan, you'll also find here lots of information that supports it.
- A journal of historical and environmental issues which includes the story of the discovery and removal of Holme's Seahenge to Flag Fen by English Heritage.
- Stanton Drew Primary School
- This is Stanton Drew Primary School's website which provides information about the village and the stone circles. It is written by the staff and children.
- Steve & Co's Pages
- Family web presence with photographic record of ancient sites visited: 36 English monuments and 12 Scottish sites. Interesting APS wide photos.
- Stone circles of England
- Written by M. Turford and an exclusive to Mystical World Wide Web. Detailing all the stone circle sites in England with basic info.
- Stonehenge Laser Scans
- A fascinating project by Archaeoptics and Wessex Archaeology to discover Stonehenge using laser scanning technology. Animations, 3D Maps and descriptions of the scanning methods.
- Stonehenge Organization
- Many useful information - mainly for visitors and tourists - on the most famous megalithic monument. Here you can find info on hiring an helicopter to fly over Stonehenge, or other more common way to visit the site. Includes info on accomodation, tours, a gift shop and a timeline. Nice and clear presentation.
- The Cotswolds
- Neolithic, Bronze and Iron Age sites with descriptions and some photographs.
- The Eagle in the Landscape
- Website devoted to a current English Heritage funded post-excavation project researching the Iron Age and Roman landscape of the Cotswold Water Park, near to the source of the Thames in Gloucestershire. This includes the important Iron Age and Roman settlement at Claydon Pike near Fairford.
The website is designed for users who wish to follow the work in progress. The pages are updated regularly, and reports from the project team appear in draft form as soon as they are available.
- The Northern Antiquarian
- This clear and informative website by our friend Peter Bennett offers a wide selection of information on megalithic sites of Northern Britain. Easy to navigate, with great info (the 'Getting Here' descriptions are truly useful) along with many images, drawings and maps, the Northern Antiquarian stands out of the crowd of megalithic database sites. Some of the sections are still somewhat empty though.
- Thetford Forest Archaeology
- Fieldwork in Thetford Forest Forest, East Anglia. Includes plenty of reference to prehistoric lithics, finds, earthworks.
- Extensive and interesting information on a standing stone at the borders of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire in England.
- Two trackways located on the Humber foreshore south of Melton in East Yorkshire (England) are now on line as part of the Humber Wetlands Project. The site includes information about the discovery, the recent excavations and the interpretations of the two trackways and contains a number of photographs of them under excavation.
- Wiltshire White Horses
- Thorough descriptions and pictures of chalk hill carvings, while only the Uffington white horse is of certain prehistoric origin. Nice and clear presentation.
- Wolstonbury Neolithic Enclosures
- Bournemouth University has conducted a program of research and fieldwork reassessing the Neolithic and Bronze Age of the Sussex chalklands. The purpose of this web page is to introduce the second of the field research projects at Wolstonbury Hill in West Sussex, and to provide a brief summary of the results obtained so far.
- Yorkshire Rock Art
- Pages created to highlight the rock carvings of the North York Moors area, along with a few other examples from the region. Maps, descriptions, folklore, photos and bibliography.