Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

This guided walk takes you out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue.

  • Booking essential

The National Trust guide will help you to unlock the past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk. 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 two 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
This walk is more suitable for adults.
Meeting point
Go to the Visitor Reception in the Great Barn to meet your guide.
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, there may be livestock along the route. The walk is about two miles long and regular stops will be taken to talk about features in the landscape.

Contact Info

Name
Laura Bailey
Email
lauramay.bailey@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01672 538018

Upcoming events

Summer of fun at Avebury

Wed 17 Aug 2022
10:00-17:00
Join us at Avebury for a fun summer of play. Families can take part in a full schedule of events and activities to keep them entertained all summer long.

Trust10 trail run at Avebury

Sun 28 Aug 2022
09:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.

Sculpture exhibition in Avebury Manor Garden

Sat 03 Sep 2022
10:00-17:00
Between 3 Sept – 9 Oct the garden at Avebury Manor becomes an outdoor gallery. Continue to experience the garden's beauty and tranquility with an exhibition of unique sculptures.

Landscape walk - Waden Hill

Sat 10 Sep 2022
13:30-16:00
You can discover more of the history of the landscape that surrounds Avebury on this guided walk.

Autumn foraging course

Wed 14 Sep 2022
11:00-15:30
Discover some of nature's wild food secrets on this half-day foraging course with Fred Gillam. You'll be able to enjoy walking through the Avebury landscape as Fred teaches you how to identify plants growing in our hedgerows, fields and woods.

Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit

Sat 01 Oct 2022
13:30-16:00
This guided walk takes you out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue.