Avebury

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

What's on in June

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?

Walking in the grass

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.

sunrise

Summer Solstice at Avebury 2018 

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.

Author of The Hidden Bones

Love a good read? ... 

Dr Nick Snashall, our very own National Trust Archaeologist, has launched her first novel as a crime writer, calling on her archaeological background to create a breath-taking mystery which will have you turning pages until the very end. Her book, The Hidden Bones, will be published on 21 June. Find out more by clicking here.

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sun 27 May 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

Sun 27 May 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

Mon 28 May 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.

May half-term fun

Mon 28 May 2018
11:00-16:00
This half-term at Avebury you can celebrate nature's spring 'B's with 50 things activities every day in the garden. It will be a week of bees, butterflies, birds and blooms so join us in the garden and tick off one of your 50 things!

Spring garden trail

Mon 28 May 2018
11:00-17:00
We'll be celebrating this time of the year at Avebury with a special spring trail in the garden.

Yoga on the lawn

Sat 09 Jun 2018
09:45-11:00
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with a local instructor . Parking in the main visitor car park is free for event attendees.
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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

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