Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

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.

  • Booking essential

The walking challenge pack includes a map holder, a set of eight self-guided walks - four in the Stonehenge landscape and four in the Avebury landscape, information about the walks and a free cup of tea at Avebury. Each walk describes the archaeology and wildlife as you go. So why not embrace health, feed your curiosity and challenge yourself. If you complete the walks by the end of the year you can enter a draw to win a Cotswold Outdoor voucher.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Please dress appropriately for the time of year. Sturdy walking boots are recommended as the ground can be uneven and muddy.
Accessibility
Not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Other
Once registered the walking challenge pack will be sent to you by post. The walks are self-led and can be undertaken at your leisure, at any time you wish. If you complete the walks by the end of the year you can enter a draw to win a Cotswold Outdoor voucher - details included in the pack.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 March 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
31 March 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
1 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
2 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
3 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
4 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
5 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
6 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
7 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
8 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
9 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
10 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
11 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
12 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
13 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
14 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
15 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
16 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
17 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available
18 April 2017 01:00 - 23:59 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Hazel Barry-Scott
Email
Hazel.Barry-Scott@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01672 538036

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Thu 30 Mar 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.

Away from Avebury: pop-up exhibition

Thu 30 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.

Gardener's question time

Fri 31 Mar 2017
14:00-15:00
Chat to head gardener Simon Brooks to discover more about Avebury Manor Garden or ask a question to solve a problem you've been having with your own garden!

Ancient Avebury landscape walk

Sun 02 Apr 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.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and other spring activities

Sat 08 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
Have you begun to see the first signs of spring as nature wakes up? We will be celebrating this time of the year with lots of family activities; you can hunt for the spring hares as part of the Cadbury hunt or get creative with craft activities.

May Day celebrations

Mon 01 May 2017
11:00-16:00
Have you ever wanted to dance around the Maypole? At Avebury we'll be celebrating the beginning of May with traditional festivities including Morris Dancing and Maypole Dancing, as well as family craft activities.