Walk and Talk with an Archaeologist

Follow in the footsteps of our ancestors with archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall on this half-day walk through the Avebury landscape.

  • Booking essential

You will explore a Neolithic tomb, encounter Europe's largest prehistoric mound and learn how the latest discoveries are transforming our ideas of ancient Avebury. End the walk by joining Nick for lunch on your return to Avebury. Lunch included, served in the Avebury Manor Tea-room

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £30.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at the Museum Barn in the Old Farmyard, at least 15 minutes before the walk begins
What to bring and wear
Wear suitable clothing and sturdy shoes
Accessibility
The walk is about 3.5 miles long and includes some slopes and rough ground. To allow walkers to properly hear Dr Nick Snashall, you will be provided with a headset for the walk.
Other
Tickets include free parking in the main National Trust car park. Please show a copy of your event ticket on the dashboard of your car.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
6 July 2017 10:00 - 14:30 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

Tue 27 Jun 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

Wed 28 Jun 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 30 Jun 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!

Walk and Talk with an Archaeologist

Thu 06 Jul 2017
10:00-14:30
Follow in the footsteps of our ancestors with archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall on this half-day walk through the Avebury landscape.

Yoga on the lawn

Sat 08 Jul 2017
09:45-11:00
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with local instructor Cheryl Parr. Parking in the main visitor car park included.

Archaeology afternoon

Sat 15 Jul 2017
12:00-16:00
Discover what it's like to be an archaeologist with hands-on children's activities in the Museum Barn.