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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.



Event ticket prices

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All £8.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 2491895


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.


The walk will include some slopes and rough ground.


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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14 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
10:00 to 17:00
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Sketch like Stukeley 

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25 Jul to 29 Aug 2024
11:00 to 15:00
+ 10 other dates or times

Afternoon with an Avebury Archaeologist 

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Event summary

25 Jul 2024
14:00 to 16:00

Trust10 trail run at Avebury 

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28 Jul to 27 Oct 2024
09:00 to 11:00
+ 3 other dates or times