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Accessibility information for Avebury visitors

Two visitors, one driving a Tramper, make their way along a trail at Tarn Hows, Cumbria on a sunny day
Exploring Tarn Hows, Cumbria by Tramper | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Here you will find all the information you need to enjoy the National Trust site at Avebury

Everyone is welcome at Avebury and we hope that we can make your visit as enjoyable as possible. If there is anything we can do to help improve your visit, or any feedback you wish to give please do let us know by either telling a member of staff or emailing


There is Blue Badge parking places available in the Avebury High Street car park. There is also a drop-off point outside the Red Lion pub.


There are accessible toilets behind Avebury Barn, on Avebury High Street (open during peak times only). Circles Restaurant also has accessible toilets.

Mobility scooter

There is an all-terrain mobility scooter available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no booking available for this.


If you would like to borrow wheelchair, then please ask at Visitor Reception at Avebury Barn.

British Sign Language

There is a BSL overview of the National Trust facilities and attractions at Avebury available from this link here

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are allowed anywhere.

Visiting the stone circle

Both the north-west and south-west sectors are accessible with a wheelchair or mobility scooter, although you will find the terrain uneven and we advise only visiting when the ground is dry. The gates to the stone circle can be difficult if you are on your own. There is a map available from Visitor Reception which shows you where you can access the stone circle.

Visiting Avebury Manor

Please ask a member of staff or a volunteer should you need help or advice at any time.

There is wheelchair and mobility scooter access to the ground floor of Avebury Manor. Unfortunately, the upper floors are only available by stairs.

Video of the Upper Floor

In the Servant’s Hall (next to the Edwardian Kitchen) you will find a video of a guided tour of the upper floor of Avebury Manor (with subtitles) including the Tudor Bedroom, the Queen Anne Bedroom, the Chinese Ante Room and the Withdrawing Room, for those who cannot access the upper floor.


There are braille information sheets in each of the rooms of Avebury Manor

Large Print

There are large print information sheets in each of the rooms of Avebury Manor.

Sensory bags

There are a number of sensory bags available with items that might have been found at Avebury Manor over the years.

Quiet Room

On the first floor there is a Quiet Room for people who need a few minutes peace. Inside there are a couple of easy chairs, some books and a peaceful view over the topiary garden.


The garden is completely accessible by wheelchair or mobility scooter. There is a map available showing which of the entrances have access without steps, please ask at Visitor Reception at Avebury Barn, or on the entrance to the garden.

Silent Space

The Orchard of Avebury Manor Garden is a registered Silent Space where people are invited to switch off and take a few minutes to reflect silently and listen to nature.

Visiting the Alexander Keiller Museum

The museum is accessible to wheelchair or mobility scooter users. There is also a hearing loop at the counter.

Visiting the Restaurant and the Shop

There is access to the restaurant (ground floor only) and shop for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. There are also hearing loops at the counter.