Things to see & do

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Events at Avebury

From getting up close to nature on one of our Wild Wednesdays, to specialist tours of Avebury Manor, there's something on for everyone.

Love reading?

Help us raise funds for the Manor ceiling restoration

Stock up on your summer reading in our Big Book Sale from Monday 28 July until Sunday 3 August in the education room behind the barn.

All books £1, proceeds go towards our Tudor parlour ceiling.

Archaeology live

This summer we’re digging at a site close to the West Kennet Avenue. Tours to the dig site run every day except Friday, 23 July to 7 August, starting from the barn.

Plan your visit to Avebury

Thinking of visiting and want all the information available at your fingertips? Find it all in our general guide to Avebury with a handy map.

There's more...

  • Browse our shop for the latest books on Avebury and prehistory
  • Have lunch or tea and cakes in the Circle Café
  • Find a quiet corner in the manor garden to relax with a good book
  • Bring a picnic and sit in the shade of the 16th-century dovecote
  • See if you can spot the large dial of the 18th-century turret clock
  • Enjoy a coffee at our outdoor tables and watch the world go by

Wild Wednesdays

There'll be something different on each time

Wednesdays in the school holidays, 11am-4pm

How many of your 50 things can you tick off? Our rangers will be on hand in the Old Farmyard with lots of ideas and changing activities with a wild theme.

Coming soon at Avebury Manor

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Find out about painterly techniques such as this

Exhibition: Something old, something new... creating the BBC's Manor Reborn interiors

This year, we're turning our attention to the crafts people who created these special interiors. Join us in September for a display in the old servants' hall looking at how the interiors at Avebury Manor were created; celebrating the arts and crafts involved in decorating the house.

Design drawings, historical inspiration, archive images, examples of work in progress and some of the tools of the trade will be on display until the end of October.

The manor garden

This is a great time to visit the garden

Don't miss Avebury Manor Garden on your visit here. It's a tranquil place to wander, or to just sit and relax. There are bright seasonal displays of dhalias, as well as a working kitchen garden.