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.

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 Museum Barn.
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. 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.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
25 February 2018 13:00 - 15:30 Available
18 April 2018 13:30 - 16:00 Available
17 June 2018 13:30 - 16:00 Available
7 October 2018 13:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sat 20 Jan 2018
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.

February half-term fun

Sat 10 Feb 2018
11:00-16:00
At Avebury Manor children 'can touch' the displays, lie on the beds or dress up in the costumes. They can also discover how to survive prehistory with a Museum trail and every day there will be storytelling in the new book shop.

Valentine's afternoon tea

Sun 11 Feb 2018
12:00-15:30
The Tea-room at Avebury Manor is the perfect place to treat your loved one to a romantic afternoon tea. The period-style atmosphere complete with books and mismatched china makes this a memorable experience for you to enjoy.

Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

Sun 25 Feb 2018
13:00-15:30
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.

World Book Day

Sat 03 Mar 2018
10:00-16:00
Visit the shop at Avebury and buy a special book with your World Book Day token.