Avebury

Important notice -

The Alexander Keiller Museum: Barn Gallery will be closed on Wednesday 13th November for essential maintenance.

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

Current exhibitions

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 14 Nov 2019
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

Thu 14 Nov 2019
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.

#ThanksToYou

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-15:00
Free entry to Avebury Manor and the Alexander Keiller Museum as part of the National Lottery campaign #ThanksToYou.

Christmas traditions come alive at Avebury

Sat 23 Nov 2019
11:00-16:00
Find festive cheer at Avebury as you discover the magic of Christmas carols with displays in the Manor and across the site. Go on a quest and see if you can discover which carols and songs have been brought to life!

Wreath making workshop

Mon 02 Dec 2019
10:00-14:00
Nothing says 'Christmas is here' like putting up a home-made wreath on your front door. Enjoy this workshop with a professional florist and craft your own festive wreath using natural greenery and festive decorations.

Winter warmer walk

Thu 05 Dec 2019
10:30-12:30
Why not leave the crowds behind and join Archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall for a winter ramble around the stone circles? Festive refreshments and free parking included.
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Eating and shopping

Finding refreshment

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Groups

Learning at Avebury

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Get involved

Long view of church wall

Help repair Avebury Manor garden wall 

These walls are not only a lovely feature of Avebury Manor, they are also a wildlife habitat, supporting a number of insect species within the cracks and crevices, even small birds are nesting in between the sarsen blocks that make it up. These locally sourced sarsen stones, some of which may have even come from those forming the stone circles, keep the heat, warm the garden borders and enclose the Church and Monks Gardens. Thatched walls are very characteristic of Wiltshire.

Two people washing archaeological finds

Volunteering at Avebury 

Do you fancy working at the heart of the Avebury World Heritage Site? Volunteers are an essential part of the National Trust, helping us to care for special places and share them with our visitors. Click to find out more.

People and a landrover at Avebury

Corporate volunteering 

Here is an opportunity to unlock the time and skills of your employees by making a meaningful difference to special places and nature at the National Trust Wiltshire Landscape. We’ve plenty of opportunities for your team to join our team in helping to improve the environment and to conserve special places. Click for more information.

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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