Avebury

Important notice -

20–22 June please be aware that it's likely to be very busy due to the Summer Solstice celebrations. Avebury Manor and Garden, and the Manor Tea-room will be closed during this period. However, the museum, shop and Circles Café are open as usual.

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

Flowers at Avebury Manor garden

Beautiful blooms 

At Avebury we’ll be celebrating beautiful spring blooms throughout the month of May. As you wander around the garden you’ll be able to admire seasonal planting as it bursts into life as well as displays from local florists and growers. Click here to find out more.

June events

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 22 Jun 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

Fri 23 Jun 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.

Yoga on the lawn

Sat 24 Jun 2017
09:45-11:00
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with local instructor Cheryl Parr. Parking in the main visitor car park included.

Trust10 trail run at Avebury

Sun 25 Jun 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 30 Jun 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!

Walk and Talk with an Archaeologist

Thu 06 Jul 2017
10:00-14:30
Follow in the footsteps of our ancestors with archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall on this half-day walk through the Avebury landscape.
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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.