Avebury

World-famous stone circle and on-site museum at the heart of a prehistoric landscape

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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

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 23 Nov 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.

In the bleak mid-winter... find Christmas cheer at Avebury

Thu 23 Nov 2017
11:00-16:00
Escape the bleak mid-winter and find Christmas warmth and cheer at Avebury. The whole site will be decorated for Christmas so step into one of the hot-spots and enjoy some festive cheer. Manor open to visitors Thurs-Sun only.

Winter warmer walks

Thu 30 Nov 2017
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.

Keiller's life and work

Fri 01 Dec 2017
10:30-12:00
Celebrate Keiller's 128th birthday with this one off lecture in the beautiful surroundings of Avebury Manor tea-room. Attendees park for free in the main NT car park.

Christmas wreath making workshops

Mon 04 Dec 2017
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. Parking and lunch included.

Music, lights and merriment: Christmas event at Avebury

Sat 09 Dec 2017
16:00-18:00
Why not begin your Christmas festivities at a late opening event at Avebury? Enjoy a festive atmosphere, Christmas music, gift stalls and family activities.
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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