Avebury

World-famous stone circle and on-site museum at the heart of a prehistoric landscape

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Stone circle and village

Discover the World Heritage Site at Avebury 

Explore a fascinating history dating back over 4,000 years on a visit to the World Heritage Site at Avebury

Archaeologists in a stone circle

Archaeologists discover ‘secret square’ beneath stone circle 

Archaeologists have found a striking and apparently unique square monument beneath the world famous Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire. Click here for the full story.

An exciting day for all the family

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Tue 17 Oct 2017
01:00-23:59
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.

Away from Avebury: pop-up exhibition

Tue 17 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
The exhibition 'Away from Avebury' will return to the Servants' Hall at Avebury Manor. Delve into the adventures of some of Avebury's past owners as you discover where they journeyed to.

Spooky adventures at Avebury

Sat 21 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Goosebumps and tremors, cat trails and mummers masks- children will love the atmosphere at Avebury this half term. With a chance to make a mask and win a spooky prize as part of the trail, there is guaranteed fun for all.Trails £2

Trust10 trail run at Avebury

Sun 22 Oct 2017
09:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.

Gardener's question time

Fri 27 Oct 2017
14:00-15:00
Chat to head gardener Simon Brooks to discover more about Avebury Manor Garden or ask a question to solve a problem you've been having with your own garden!

Spirit of Samhain Guided Walk

Sat 04 Nov 2017
11:00-15:00
The ancient festival of 'Samhain' marks the end of the harvest season. Our National Trust Ranger and a local Pagan Celebrant will take you on a 5-mile walk from Avebury along the route of the Samhain Festival procession.
Avebury Manor Tearoom

Dinner in Avebury Manor Library 

A chance to celebrate your personal event somewhere unique. We have teamed up with Vaughan's Kitchen, Devizes to offer bespoke evening events in the wonderful setting of Avebury Manor Library.

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Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping

National Trust Avebury shop

National Trust shop at Avebury 

The National Trust shop is the perfect place to find that special gift, we really do have something for everyone. Don't forget to treat yourself too and take back a reminder of your day at Avebury.

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Learning

Learning at Avebury

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Get involved

Two ladies and oranges

Join in 

Volunteering for the National Trust is a great way to make new friends, learn new skills and enjoying helping look after our special places.

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Our work

Water vole by the river

Water vole monitoring 

Water voles are a protected species but numbers are growing in the Avebury area, find out more about them in this short video.

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Places to stay

The holiday cottage inside the stone circle at Avebury, Wiltshire

Holiday within the stone circle 

Spend a couple of days exploring the awe-inspiring, prehistoric landscape around Avebury.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Avebury on the National Trust Collections website