Stones Journeys: Somerset Stone Circles Site at Stanton Drew

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Beginning and ending in Bristol, this one day journey visits the complex of stone circles containing the second largest stone circle in the UK at Stanton Drew.

Sites to be Visited on Day One

Stanton Drew Stone Circle

Journey to Stanton Drew

Our journey begins in the city of Bristol located at NGR ST605755.

Our main site on this journey is 7.7 miles (12.4 km) away. Stanton Drew is a megalithic complex consisting of three stone circles, two stone avenues, and a cove of stones. Stanton Drew Great Circle is the second largest stone circle in the U.K. It measures 368 feet in diameter and is composed of 27 stones. Beside it lies the Northeast Stone Circle. It is 97 feet in diameter and consists of eight large stones, four of which are still standing. The Southwest Stone Circle, 145 feet in diameter, is badly ruined, and none of its stones are standing. NGR ST6005063350. Detailed Driving Directions Map

Return to Bristol. Detailed Driving Directions Map

Visitors Information

Information on Stanton Drew is at the English Heritage website. General tourist information may be found at the Visit Bristol website.


As of the date of this posting, road directions and conditions are correct. Please check local road conditions, however, for possible changes prior to venturing forth on this journey. A helpful resource for road changes and possible trip interruptions if you are travelling in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland is the AA-UK Route Planner. Another map source that this website uses and that may be useful to you on your journeys is Streetmap UK.

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