Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

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.

  • 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.


Event ticket prices
  • All £8.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet outside the Museum Barn.
What to bring and wear
Wear suitable clothing for a walk outdoors and sturdy shoes.
The walk will include some slopes and rough ground. Not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. This is because some of the fields on the walk may have livestock in them. The walk is about two miles long and regular stops will be taken to talk about features in the landscape.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
7 October 2018 13:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Hazel Barry-Scott
Call 01672 538036

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sun 19 Aug 2018
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

Sun 19 Aug 2018
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.

Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists

Sun 19 Aug 2018
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.

Avebury sports day weekend

Sun 19 Aug 2018
Why not test your skills and get active by taking part in a fun sports day weekend at Avebury. Challenge yourself to ten sports related activities in the Farmyard to win a medal.

Summer of play at Avebury

Sun 19 Aug 2018
Join us at Avebury for a fun summer of play. With plenty of areas to explore and lots of family activities and events, there's always something to do.

Story hour in the garden

Mon 20 Aug 2018
Relax in the peaceful setting of Avebury Manor garden and read one of the family stories. You can also listen as a volunteer reads a story to you.