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Sensory family nature walk

Join a special sensory family walk with Wessex Archaeology and an artist that combines creativity, heritage, and the senses.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Run by Wessex Archaeology and artist Emma Kerr, this free family friendly walk will spark children's curiosity about he natural world and connect young minds with Avebury's amazing history. The walk, which begins at 2pm, is designed for little legs and will last 1 hour 30 minutes, with a biscuit break in the middle and lots of opportunities to stop, look, make, and listen.

No booking is required, please pick up your free tickets from visitor reception in the barn when you arrive. Please note, tickets are provided on a first come, first served basis.

Are you a home schooling family? We are holding another sensory nature walk especially for home schoolers at 11am on Thursday 15 August. Please email lauramay.bailey@nationaltrust.org.uk for the booking link.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for children.

Meeting point

Visitor reception in the barn.

What to bring and wear

Dress suitable for exploring the outdoors.

Accessibility

The garden, farmyard, and parts of the stone circles are level access, although the terrain can be rough, muddy and includes cobblestones.

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