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

Love to walk?

Children looking for bugs

Summer of play 

We have a range of activities to keep little ones busy this summer. You can collect a 'Summer of play' family pack from the museum and discover each area of the site with fun trails and spotter sheets. There are family games available in the Old Farmyard and Avebury Manor garden, and the crafts room will be open most days (until 9th August), where children can get creative with plenty of seasonal crafts activities.

Upcoming events

Avebury summer of play

Thu 25 Aug 2016
10:00-17:00
Why not join us at Avebury for a fun summer of play?

Second hand book shop

Thu 25 Aug 2016
11:00-17:00
Visit Avebury's pop-up book shop and discover a full range of second hand books for sale.

Archaeology afternoon

Thu 25 Aug 2016
13:00-16:00
Discover what it's like to be an archaeologist.

Nordic walking sessions at Avebury

Fri 26 Aug 2016
09:00-11:00
Join one of the Nordic walking sessions at Avebury. Meet new friends in a breathtaking landscape and learn the Nordic walking technique for a superior 'walkout'.

Gardener's question time

Fri 26 Aug 2016
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!

Avebury art: sculpture exhibition in the garden

Sat 27 Aug 2016
11:00-17:00
The garden at Avebury Manor is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy. Continue to experience the garden's beauty and tranquility with an exhibition of outdoor sculptures.
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Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping

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Learning

Learning at Avebury

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Get involved

National Trust volunteer

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.