Spooky adventures at Avebury

Children following a halloween trail

We have something for all the family this half term, so why not indulge yourself? We have lots of opportunities for the children to burn off some energy, get creative and explore, as well as delicious treats in the Circles Cafe and Avebury Manor Tea-room and lovely gifts in the National Trust shop.

In the Old Farmyard ...

Spooky Samhain trail

Children will have lots of fun following the cats around the Farmyard to complete the quest and solve the Samhain song. Tail costs £2 per child and includes a spooky prize.

Craft activities

Children can make a mummers mask or other creative activity in the Education Room in the Old Farmyard.  Some crafts have a small charge, some are free of charge.

Stone circles tours

These guided walks around the stone circles take around 45 minutes and cost £3.

Alexander Keiller Museum

Here you can find out all about Avebury's Neolithic and Bronze Age past.

Cafe and shop

Circles Cafe provides hot and cold food, including childrens sandwich boxes.  The National Trust shop has a wide range of gifts for all tastes and ages.

In Avebury Manor ...

Avebury Manor is an immersive experience for children and adults alike. Here you can touch the artefacts, lie on the beds, play snooker or dress up. (Children must be supervised by an adult).

Fun for the children

Can you find all the spooky objects tucked away in the nooks and crannies of the Avebury Manor rooms?

Past superstitions

Here you can find out how the past residents of Avebury Manor dealt with their fears, with information on witches, mummified cats, ghosts and more. In the Tudor Bedroom we’ll be inviting visitors into an immersive experience where they can listen to John Aubury recount some of his spookier stories: enter if you dare!


Avebury Manor Tea-room

This period-style tea-room, with it's mis-matched china and delicious cream teas is the perfect treat for all the family.