Avebury

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

Sun 15 Sep 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

Sun 15 Sep 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.

Still digging ... Recent excavations around Avebury

Mon 16 Sep 2019
10:00-17:30
This year at Avebury we’ll be shining a light on recent excavations through a pop up exhibition in the Barn gallery. This exhibition will highlight many of the results of those excavations alongside a selection of the artefacts discovered.

Alexander Keiller’s Avebury Manor: pop-up exhibition

Mon 16 Sep 2019
11:00-16:00
Discover how Avebury Manor looked during the years it was owned by the excavator of Avebury stone circles, Alexander Keiller.

Avebury art: sculpture exhibition in the garden

Mon 16 Sep 2019
11:00-17:00
The garden at Avebury Manor is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy. Continue to experience the garden's beauty and tranquility with an exhibition of outdoor sculptures.

Autumn foraging course

Sat 21 Sep 2019
10:30-14:30
Discover some of nature's wild food secrets on this half-day foraging course with Fred Gillam. You'll be able to enjoy walking through the Avebury landscape as Fred teaches you how to identify plants growing in our hedgerows, fields and woods.
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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