Avebury

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

A sample of the Walking Challenge Pack

Wiltshire Landscape Walking Challenge 

Can you take on the Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge? These varied walks will give you the chance to explore all the twelve sites managed by the National Trust Wiltshire Landscape team, taking you all over the county, to special places, rich in archaeology and wildlife.

Visitor experiencing virtual reality

Virtual Avebury 

Visitors to the Alexander Keiller Museum at National Trust Avebury have a unique opportunity to experience a virtual reality Avebury as part of a research project looking into the development of immersive simulations of ancient heritage sites. Click to find out more.

Veronica Keiller

Breaking ground: Female archaeologists at Avebury 

To mark the 100 year anniversary of some women 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.

Joyce, Lady Heathcoat-Amory

Women and Power - tell us your stories 

Who do you know in your community, in your family or in the public eye who use their position, or time and energy to make a difference to the lives of others? Perhaps you have been inspired by the stories from women’s history and the suffrage movement when visiting Women & Power exhibitions at National Trust places?

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Tue 14 Aug 2018
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.

Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge

Tue 14 Aug 2018
01:00-23:59
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.

Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists

Wed 15 Aug 2018
10:00-16:00
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.

Summer of play at Avebury

Wed 15 Aug 2018
11:00-17:00
Join us at Avebury for a fun summer of play. With plenty of areas to explore and lots of family activities and events, there's always something to do.

Curate your own minature museum

Wed 15 Aug 2018
13:00-16:00
Curate your own miniature museum display using objects we've collected or something you've brought along with you .Decide how to display these objects and what you'd like to say about them by creating your own labels.

Archaeology afternoon

Thu 16 Aug 2018
13:00-16:00
Discover what it's like to be an archaeologist with hands-on children's activities in the Museum Barn.
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Eating and shopping

Finding refreshment

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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Groups

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

Archaeologists in a stone circle

Archaeologists discover stone 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.

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

Fishlock's Cottage, Avebury

Holiday within the stone circle 

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

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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.

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Art and collections

Our collections

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