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

Winter walking

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sun 19 Feb 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.

Ancient Avebury landscape walk

Sun 26 Feb 2017
13:30-16:00
The Waden Hill circuit takes in some of the Neolithic monuments which make up this ancient and intriguing landscape. The volunteer guide will help you to unlock their past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.

Away from Avebury: a talk by Dr Ros Cleal

Tue 07 Mar 2017
10:30-12:00
Many of Avebury Manor's past owners journeyed to far flung places. Some of the most intriguing journeys involve Adam and Anne Williamson who owned the Manor in the late 18C. Discover their adventures with a lecture by Dr Ros Cleal.

Away from Avebury: pop-up exhibition

Tue 07 Mar 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.

Mother's Day craft activity

Sat 18 Mar 2017
11:00-15:00
Children will love making a card or a special gift ready for Mother's Day. The crafts room will be open from 11am-3pm so that children can drop in and get busy making something for their special person.

Curator's choice

Thu 23 Mar 2017
14:00-16:30
Dr. Ros Cleal, curator of the Alexander Keiller Museum will give an introductory talk on her 'top five' artefacts in the collection. You will also have a chance to ask Dr. Cleal questions about Avebury and the museum collection.
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Eating and shopping

Eating and Shopping

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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.