Avebury

Important notice -

Our countryside ranger team are having their telephone system improved - which means that they will be out of touch for a couple of days. If you need to contact them urgently please call 01672 539250 and we will pass on your message.

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

Spring festival

May Day celebrations 

Have you ever wanted to dance around the Maypole? We'll be celebrating the beginning of May with traditional festivities including Morris Dancing, craft activities and lots more. It's also the start of our 'Beautiful Blooms' displays around Avebury Manor Garden. So why not come and join us and make the most of this Bank Holiday.

Beautiful blooms and spring celebrations

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Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Tue 25 Apr 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 25 Apr 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.

Gardener's question time

Fri 28 Apr 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!

May Day celebrations

Mon 01 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Have you ever wanted to dance around the Maypole? At Avebury we'll be celebrating the beginning of May with traditional festivities including Morris Dancing and Maypole Dancing, as well as family craft activities.

Beautiful blooms at Avebury

Mon 01 May 2017
11:00-17:00
The garden team at Avebury work year round, planting and caring for plants which now burst into bloom after the winter months. Soak up these beautiful spring blooms as you explore the Avebury Manor Garden.

Spring floral bouquet workshops

Sat 06 May 2017
10:30-13:00
During this relaxed workshop with local florist Sue Scott you will be able to choose from a selection of seasonal flowers to create a beautiful floral bouquet which will be yours to take home. A delicious cream tea will welcome you on arrival.
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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.