Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

This walk heads out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue. The National Trust guide will help you to unlock the past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.

  • Booking essential

As a World Heritage Site, the archaeologically rich landscape of Avebury has long been recognised as holding the key to our past. You can discover more of the landscape's history on this walk of around 2 miles which takes in part of Avebury stone circle, prehistoric round barrows and West Kennet Avenue. With beautiful vistas and wide open skies you can also enjoy the stunning scenery.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £8.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet outside the Alexander Keiller Museum: Barn Gallery.
What to bring and wear
Wear suitable clothing for a walk outdoors and sturdy shoes.
Accessibility
The walk will include some slopes and rough ground. Not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Other
Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome, there may be livestock along the route. The walk is about two miles long and regular stops will be taken to talk about features in the landscape.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 April 2019 13:30 - 16:00 Available
30 June 2019 13:30 - 16:00 Available
13 October 2019 13:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Emma Talbot
Email
emma.talbot@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01672538036

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Wed 23 Jan 2019
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.

Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge

Wed 23 Jan 2019
01:00-23:59
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.

Dressing Mrs Dunch

Wed 27 Feb 2019
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.

Landscape walk - Waden Hill circuit

Sun 10 Mar 2019
13:00-15:30
The Waden Hill circuit takes in some of the Neolithic monuments which make up this ancient and intriguing landscape.The National Trust guide will help you to unlock the past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.

Gardener's question time

Fri 29 Mar 2019
14:00-15:00
Chat to one of the garden team to discover more about Avebury Manor Garden or ask a question to solve a problem you've been having with your own garden!

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 06 Apr 2019
11:00-16:00
Have you begun to see the first signs of spring as nature wakes up? Celebrate Easter and have fun at Avebury as you follow the spring themed Cadbury Easter Egg Trail to win a delicious chocolate prize.