In the bleak mid-winter... find Christmas cheer at Avebury

Escape the bleak mid-winter and find Christmas warmth and cheer at Avebury. The whole site will be decorated for Christmas so step into one of the hot-spots and enjoy some festive cheer. Manor open to visitors Thurs-Sun only.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Brave a walk around the Henge and stone circles to admire the stark landscape at this bleak time of the year. Then head to the Manor to see the beautiful Christmas decorations or relax in a cosy armchair. Be tempted by the warming dishes and Christmas aromas of the café or delve into the National Trust shop and begin your Christmas shopping with the superb range of gift ideas. Manor open to the public Thurs-Sun only.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
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Avebury

Prices

Avebury Manor and Garden - Winter prices
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.00 £7.20
Child £3.75 £3.35
Family £19.75 £17.75
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £6.45
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £3.00
Avebury Manor and Garden - Summer prices
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £11.00 £10.00
Child £5.50 £5.00
Family £27.50 £25.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £9.50
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.75
Avebury Manor and Garden- Autumn prices
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £8.50 £7.60
Child £4.00 £3.60
Family £21.00 £18.80
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £7.20
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £3.40
Museum
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £4.90 £4.40
Child £2.45 £2.20
Family £12.25 £11.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £4.15
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £2.05

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Admission is free to the stone circles. English Heritage members have free entry to the museum.

Children under five year are free of charge.

Family ticket is for either 1 or 2 adults plus 1 child with 2nd and 3rd child free.

The car park is pay and display, free to National Trust and English Heritage members.  Charges are £7 all day, £4 after 3pm.  Buses, motor homes and vans £10 all day, £7 after 3pm.

Winter prices: 1 January - 25 March 2017

Summer prices: 26 March - 28 October 2017

Autumn prices: 29 October - 31 December 2017

 

The basics

Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Other
The whole property except for the stone circles will be closed on the 24-26 December.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
18 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
19 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
20 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
21 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
22 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
23 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
24 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
25 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
27 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
28 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
29 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
30 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
31 December 2017 11:00 - 16:00 Available
1 January 2018 11:00 - 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

Mon 18 Dec 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.

In the bleak mid-winter... find Christmas cheer at Avebury

Mon 18 Dec 2017
11:00-16:00
Escape the bleak mid-winter and find Christmas warmth and cheer at Avebury. The whole site will be decorated for Christmas so step into one of the hot-spots and enjoy some festive cheer. Manor open to visitors Thurs-Sun only.

Christmas tours of Avebury Manor

Mon 18 Dec 2017
13:30-15:30
Join one of the Christmas tours of Avebury Manor and you can discover how Christmas was celebrated through the ages while admiring the house decorated for the festive season. Free parking and a delicious cream tea included.

Valentine's Day 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.