Avebury

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

Avebury

Things to see and do

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

An exciting day for all the family

February at Avebury

Winter walking

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Tue 24 Jan 2017
05:00-22:00
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.

February half-term fun

Sat 11 Feb 2017
11:00-16:00
Half-term fun for all. At Avebury Manor children 'can touch' the displays, lie on the beds, or dress up in Tudor or Georgian costumes. They can also discover what they'd need to survive during the Neolithic period with a Museum trail.

Valentine's Day afternoon tea

Sat 11 Feb 2017
12:00-15:30
The old library and tea-room at Avebury Manor is the perfect place to treat your loved one to a romantic afternoon tea. The period-style atmosphere complete with books and mismatched china makes this a memorable experience you will both enjoy.

Valentine's Day wild art activity

Tue 14 Feb 2017
11:00-15:00
Forget paper hearts and tissue paper; why not celebrate Valentine's Day by making a clay bogit using natural materials - the uglier the better? These fiendish friends are a great way to entertain the children during half-term.

Away from Avebury: pop-up exhibition

Mon 20 Feb 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.

Ancient Avebury landscape walk

Sun 26 Feb 2017
13:30-16:00
The Waden Hill circuit takes in some of the Neolithic monuments which make up this ancient and intriguing landscape. The volunteer guide will help you to unlock their past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.
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Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping

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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.