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

Mon 18 Jun 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

Mon 18 Jun 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.

Spring garden trail

Mon 18 Jun 2018
We'll be celebrating this time of the year at Avebury with a special spring trail in the garden.

Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists

Tue 19 Jun 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.

Yoga on the lawn

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with a local instructor . Parking in the main visitor car park is free for event attendees.

Trust10 trail run at Avebury

Sun 24 Jun 2018
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.