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

Beautiful blooms and spring celebrations

Available to book soon

sunrise

Summer Solstice at Avebury 

The summer solstice is always very busy at Avebury - this year is likely to be no exception. Click here to find out all you need to know to make the best of your visit.

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 25 May 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

Fri 26 May 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 26 May 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 half-term fun

Sat 27 May 2017
11:00-16:00
This half-term at Avebury you can celebrate spring blooms with fun family activities. A spotter sheet will have you hunting for flowers or you can take part in daily activities from making a solitary bee hotel to creating a floral crown.

Second hand book shop

Sat 27 May 2017
11:00-17:00
Delve into Avebury's second hand book shop and browse a range of titles to discover a hidden gem. Most books cost £1 and all money raised goes towards protecting Avebury for ever, for everyone.

Trust10 trail run at Avebury

Sun 28 May 2017
09:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.
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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.