Important notice -

Unfortunately, due to the excessively waterlogged ground, most of the henge, stone circles and West Kennet Avenue are closed to protect the archaeology. The National Trust facilities and Avebury village are open as usual and car parking is free.

Ancient stone circle, museum and manor house in the heart of the Avebury World Heritage Site

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

Veronica Keiller

Breaking ground: Female archaeologists at Avebury 

To mark the 100 year anniversary of some women first gaining the right to vote in Britain, this year at Avebury we will bring to light the contributions made by female archaeologists in the twentieth century.

Two men walking in the stone circle

Stonehenge and Avebury Walking Challenge 

You can walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in the iconic landscape of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site by taking part in the Walking Challenge. By walking 50km over eight self-guided walks you will get to see all aspects of this inspiring landscape and learn about why these special places are important.

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sat 17 Mar 2018
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.

Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists

Sun 18 Mar 2018
To mark the 100 year anniversary of women first gaining the right to vote in Britain, this year at Avebury we'll be bringing to light the contributions made by female archaeologists working here in the 20th century.

Landscape walk - Waden Hill circuit

Sun 25 Mar 2018
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.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Celebrate Easter and have fun at Avebury as you follow the spring hares on a trail around the Farmyard. As part of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt you can also count the Easter eggs. Or why not join in with a 50 things activity in the Farmyard.

Gardener's question time

Fri 30 Mar 2018
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!

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.



Learning at Avebury


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.


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.


Places to stay

Fishlock's Cottage, Avebury

Holiday within the stone circle 

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


Venue hire

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.


Art and collections

Our collections

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