Bus from Avebury to Devizes circles historic sites

A bus service linking Avebury and Stonehenge with Wiltshire Heritage Museum in Devizes will undergo a trial run on Sunday.

Passengers can jump on and off the Henge Hopper as it makes it way from the Avebury stone circle, past Silbury Hill and the West Kennett Long Barrow, to Devizes and the museum and visitor centres, through Amesbury and Durrington Walls and on to Stonehenge, which will shortly emerge from a multi-million-pound renovation.

David Dawson, director of Wiltshire Heritage Museum and a leading light in the development of the Hopper service, said: “The initial pilot service will run on weekends and bank holidays until summer 2011, when we will expand to operate more days each week.

“The service will use minibuses owned by local community groups, and is run by the museum.”

Special pre-launch fares are £10 for adults and £5 for children for the round trip. Tickets are valid for two days to enable visitors to explore the area at their own pace.

For details, ring the museum on (01380) 727369.

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