Avebury night hike

Ever wondered what the Avebury landscape looks like after dark? Join the rangers to experience the sights and sounds as day turns to night.

  • Booking essential

This 4-5 mile vigorous walk, ideal for families with older children, will allow you to see the Avebury landscape in a different light. If you're lucky you may catch a glimpse of the sunset and wildlife as they come out for their spring evening forage. Finish the hike with a hot drink in the chapel.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £8.00
  • Child £5.00
    Child ticket = anyone under 16 years

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Please book online or by phone. Phone lines are open Mon to Fri 9am-5.30pm and weekends 9am-4pm.
Suitability
Accompanied children welcome
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet at Avebury Chapel, at the top of the High Street, Avebury.
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather and bring sturdy footwear and a torch.
Accessibility
The hike will include some rough ground, slopes, gates and stiles.
Other
Dogs are welcome to join the walk but must remain on a short lead when directed by the walk leader.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 May 2020 20:45 - 23:00 Available
24 October 2020 17:30 - 19:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Rhodri Gruffydd
Email
rhodri.gruffydd@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01672 539920

Upcoming events

February half-term fun

Sat 15 Feb 2020
11:00-17:00
Families can discover what they might have needed to live in prehistoric Avebury with a free museum trail. At Avebury Manor, children 'can touch' the displays, lie on the beds or dress up in the costumes.

Build your own bird feeder

Wed 19 Feb 2020
10:30-12:30
Join the rangers for this family workshop to make bird feeders and discover the best ways to attract garden birds near your home.

Avebury sky tour

Thu 27 Feb 2020
19:00-21:00
Enjoy a tour of the night sky around the ancient stone circle at Avebury and take in its wonders from this perfect stargazing location.

Dressing Mrs Williamson

Wed 11 Mar 2020
14:00-14:30
Why not head to the Dining Room at Avebury Manor for a half hour talk on Mrs Williamson? Discover who she was, why she was packing for Jamaica in the late eighteenth century and what the journey might have been like.

Lunchtime lecture: Honey bees

Thu 12 Mar 2020
12:30-13:30
Fiona Robinson of Wiltshire Bee Centre will be giving a talk on the topic: why the honey bee is in trouble and what you can do to help.

Dressing Mrs Dunch

Wed 25 Mar 2020
14:00-15:00
Head to the Tudor parlour at Avebury Manor and watch as Mrs Dunch is dressed and her outfit built up from a linen chemise into a fine Tudor gown.