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Avebury Manor

Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250
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A walk through history.

Came to Avebury for the winter solstice. Prior to walking around the stones we visited the manor... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Southampton, United Kingdom
Great day out for the children

The historical house with a difference. This NationalTrust house is located next to the Avebury... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosie T
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Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250

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Reviewed yesterday

Came to Avebury for the winter solstice. Prior to walking around the stones we visited the manor. Each room is furnished as it would have been in a particular period in history which makes for a far more interesting experience. The guides were all pleasant...More

Thank Geoff444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The historical house with a difference. This NationalTrust house is located next to the Avebury Stone Circle . The rooms are set up in differing periods of history and as all the contents are replicated originals visitors are invited to sit on the chairs ,...More

Thank Rosie T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked a tour given by the House Manager and we really enjoyed this. There was a script she followed which worked well with the support of other House staff - one lady read extracts from seasonal historic events which gave the whole thing real...More

Thank IanandGilly
Reviewed 8 December 2017

There are many manor houses to visit throughout England but this one is definitely worth it given it allows you to experience what it was like to live there. Sitting at the table, lying on the bed or playing a game of billiards, all makes...More

Thank TravellingMum17
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We hadn't intended on visiting the manor while at Avebury stones but were glad we did. It's an interesting place, both it's history and the BBC National Trust project that saw it re-furnished through different centuries. You can touch, sit on, lie on and dress...More

Thank Quirky-Bird-Gardener
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Great house which has been done in different styles to represent different eras, all done by the BBC. If you want to get even more out of your visit buy the book, which gives you a great account "The Manor Reborn" All the stewards in...More

Thank LadyFranklyn
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Compared to othe National Trust properties this one allows you to touch, sit on and lay down on the artifacts, furnishings and beds. Each room is dressed for a different era representing one of the past owners. Children are positively encouraged to touch and experience...More

Thank michaely416
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great historic building. Plenty to see and photograph. Wear Welles if damp visiting the stones or a change of shoes for the house.

Thank RobRann
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Have been to Avebury lots of times but have not visited this hidden gem before now. I went with my friend, my children and her children. The manor is steeped with history and is a beautiful building with magnificent gardens. The volunteers were so good...More

Thank mum2three2014
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A delightful place to visit. The National trust has done it again. The Manor is very child friendly with extremely knowledgeable and very friendly staff. A pleasant surprise and a very unusual treat being encouraged to touch appliances around the Manor. There is some lovely...More

Thank mrsbrown412
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Response from Rodney M | Reviewed this property |
Google Avebury Manor, al prices for gardens and manor are there
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
The nearest railway stations are Pewsey or Swindon, in both cases you would then need to catch a bus. The National Trust website states that "frequent buses pass nearby". If you tell me your starting point and whether a... More