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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.

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A knowledgeable volunteer 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.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

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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 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.

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.

Upcoming events

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Inspired by landscape 

A small exhibition of ceramic and cast marble art pieces inspired by Avebury and the surrounding landscape by artist Sarah Hobley.

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on
25 Feb to 28 Mar 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 32 other dates or times
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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
25 Feb to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 49 other dates or times
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Mother's Day craft 

Children can have some fun making their mother a special gift.

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on
9 Mar to 10 Mar 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Easter egg hunt at Avebury 

Join us at Avebury this spring for an Easter adventure. Explore the garden and have a go at lots of exciting activities to claim your Easter egg.

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on
23 Mar to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 22 other dates or times