3 days in Stanton Drew Itinerary

3 days in Stanton Drew Itinerary

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Stanton Drew
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Stanton Drew

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Stanton Drew is a small village and civil parish within the Chew Valley in Somerset, England, situated north of the Mendip Hills, 8mi south of Bristol in the Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority.The village is most famous for its prehistoric Stanton Drew stone circles, the largest being the Great Circle, a henge monument consisting of the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). Your inner history buff will appreciate Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Stanton Drew: Longleat (in Warminster), Wells (The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, Vicar's Close, & more) and Glastonbury (Chalice Well, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, & more). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Cheddar Gorge, steep yourself in history at Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove, and examine the collection at Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Bristol Airport, Cardiff International Airport, Bournemouth Airport, Exeter International Airport and Southampton Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Stanton Drew can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Side Trips

Wells, Glastonbury, Longleat, Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust, Cheddar Gorge
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Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove ©
Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens