Avebury

Important notice -

Opening hours are subject to change at short notice, please check before travelling.

Ancient stone circle, museum and manor house in the heart of the Avebury World Heritage Site

Avebury

Things to see and do

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Mobility scooter and wheelchair hire

We now have a Tramper mobility scooter for hire as well as the wheelchairs we currently have available for visitors. There is no charge for using these but there is limited availability. Please go to the Visitor Reception upon arrival for further information.

Upcoming events

Summer of fun at Avebury

Tue 16 Aug 2022
10:00-17:00
Join us at Avebury for a fun summer of play. Families can take part in a full schedule of events and activities to keep them entertained all summer long.

Trust10 trail run at Avebury

Sun 28 Aug 2022
09:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.

Sculpture exhibition in Avebury Manor Garden

Sat 03 Sep 2022
10:00-17:00
Between 3 Sept – 9 Oct the garden at Avebury Manor becomes an outdoor gallery. Continue to experience the garden's beauty and tranquility with an exhibition of unique sculptures.

Landscape walk - Waden Hill

Sat 10 Sep 2022
13:30-16:00
You can discover more of the history of the landscape that surrounds Avebury on this guided walk.

Autumn foraging course

Wed 14 Sep 2022
11:00-15:30
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.

Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

Sat 01 Oct 2022
13:30-16:00
This guided walk takes you out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue.
Family walking through beech trees in autumn

Autumn at Avebury 2022 

With autumn all around us once again, our senses are drawn to the sights and smells of the season. The landscape is giving way to autumnal colours and the hedgerow fruits are ripening. Our thoughts turn to harvest, falling leaves of red and gold, pumpkin soup and hot chocolate. Join us for autumn walks, family trails and a sculpture exhibition.

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'Beyond the Stones' 

Made as part of the Festival of Archaeology, and to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the World Heritage Site, this documentary by Wessex Archaeology, made with support from the National Trust, focuses on our connection to the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site landscape.

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Facilitating your event, photoshoot, film or commercial activity at Avebury

Are you hoping to hold an event, make a film or hold a photoshoot at Avebury, or the surrounding landscape? If so, click through to find out how to do this.

Exploring Wiltshire's National Trust Landscapes 

Find out more about the countryside sites that the Wiltshire Landscape National Trust team look after. With twelve sites in total, as well as some smaller associated sites, there are may beautiful places to explore.

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Join or give

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Volunteering at Avebury

Do you fancy volunteering at Avebury, where an ancient stone circle, museum and manor house can be found in the heart of the Avebury World Heritage Site, near Swindon? Volunteers are an essential part of the National Trust, helping us to care for special places and share them with visitors.

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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