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Summer of play: build your own obstacle course

Challenge yourself to build and complete a nature obstacle course. What can you create? See how fast you can jump, wobble, and weave!

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Get inspired and see the possibilities in the logs, planks, and balance beams. Throughout the summer holidays, families can build a fun and unique obstacle course, and challenge each other to complete it. Obstacle course equipment is available in the Old Farmyard and in the Church Garden for multiple chances to get active and creative this summer.

Times

The basics

Meeting point

Come to visitor reception in the barn to find out more.

What to bring and wear

Wear suitable clothing for an adventure!

Accessibility

Obstacle courses can be built for those with different abilities. For example, logs can be positioned for weaving between. Other summer activities, such as the free museum trail and family activity booklet may also be suitable for those with different needs.

Other

Please note in Avebury Manor Garden assistance dogs only are welcome. Dogs are welcome in the Old Farmyard on leads.

Upcoming events

Event

Odd one out family trail 

Calling all museum detectives! Families can come and explore the Alexander Keiller Museum, following clues to discover a new set of objects which are the odd ones out.

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on
24 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 9 other dates or times
Event

Birds and butterflies: family spotter sheet 

How many British birds and butterflies can you spot on your visit to Avebury over May half term?

Event summary

on
25 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 8 other dates or times
Event

Trust10 trail run at Avebury 

The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.

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on
26 May to 27 Oct 2024
at
09:00 to 11:00
+ 5 other dates or times
Event

Family stone circle tour 

Visiting with children and want to know more about Avebury? You can join a tour on Wednesdays and Sundays during school holidays to learn more about this amazing site as a family!

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on
26 May to 3 Nov 2024
at
11:30 to 12:15
+ 30 other dates or times