Christmas at Avebury Manor - preview event

Have you ever wondered what a Tudor or Georgian Christmas looked like? Here's a chance to enjoy a sneak preview of Avebury Manor decorated for Christmas before we open to the general public. A delicious mince pie and drink are included.

  • Booking essential

Each room in Avebury Manor is set in a different period, reflecting the lives of the people who lived here. So here is a chance to see how they celebrated Christmas and decorated through the ages. The atmosphere is wonderful at this time of year, with the excitement of the Christmas season just around the corner.


Event ticket prices
  • All £8.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Children welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet at the Stables Museum at the start of your time slot. A member of the team will take you over to the Manor as a group.
The first floor of Avebury Manor is reached by stairs and is therefore not wheelchair accessible.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 November 2017 11:00 - 11:30 Available
11:30 - 12:00 Available
12:00 - 12:30 Available
12:30 - 13:00 Available
13:00 - 13:30 Available
13:30 - 14:00 Available
14:00 - 14:30 Available

Contact Info

Hazel Barry-Scott
Call 01672 538036

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Sat 04 Nov 2017
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