From the mysterious stone circles at Stonehenge, to Roman cities and fortifications, to the medieval ship burials at Sutton Hoo, English archaeological sites suit every age and interest.
Don’t miss these top ten sites the next time you visit the UK.
The 10 Best Archaelogical Sites in England
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The most famous archaeological site in England, Stonehenge was built between 5000 and 4000 years ago, though there are signs of human activity as long as 10,000 years ago.
Precisely how it was built, and why, remains somewhat of a mystery.
To form the sacred circle of stones, the builders of Stonehenge had to haul stones weighing up to 25 tons from 20 miles away, quite an amazing feat!