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

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sun 18 Feb 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.

Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

Sun 25 Feb 2018
13:00-15:30
The East of Avebury circuit heads out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue. The volunteer guide will help you unlock the history of the landscape as you walk.

World Book Day

Sat 03 Mar 2018
10:00-16:00
Visit the shop at Avebury and buy a special book with your World Book Day token.

Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists

Sat 03 Mar 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.

Mother's Day afternoon tea

Sat 10 Mar 2018
12:00-15:30
The Tea-room at Avebury Manor is the perfect place to treat your Mum to a traditional afternoon tea. The period-style atmosphere complete with books and mismatched china makes this a memorable experience for all.
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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