Flowerdown Barrows

Aerial view of Flowerdown Barrows

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Kennel Lane, Littleton, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 6PS

Before You Go

The Flowerdown Barrows are three well-preserved Bronze Age burial mounds on the edge of the village of Littleton. Constructed 4,000 years ago, they were once part of a much larger 'barrow cemetery'. There are two bowl barrows, and the largest and finest disc barrow in Hampshire.

Read more about the history of Flowerdown Barrows.

Before You Go

Parking: Please park considerately in nearby roads.

How to Find it: The barrows are in the village of Littleton which is off the B3049, just northeast of Winchester. The entrance gate is just next to the junction between Main Road, Kennel Lane and Deane Down Drove.

Plan a Great Day Out

Pack up a picnic and explore Wolvesey Castle, just a couple of miles away in the centre of Winchester. Slightly further afield you'll find the impressive remains of Bishop's Waltham Palace.

Head to the coast to visit Portchester Castle, where you can enjoy great views, discover the castle's history with an audio tour and find a souvenir in the gift shop.

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