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Birds and butterflies: family spotter sheet

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

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Pick up your free Avebury nature spotter sheet to see some of our colourful flying visitors, and try to tick them all off, during your visit or back at home. Come to the barn to find out more, and get your tickets for the garden. Garden entry is free for National Trust members.

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Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for 4 - 12 years

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 and includes cobblestones.

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