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Avebury Manor

Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250
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Very interesting place to visit

We hadn't intended on visiting the manor while at Avebury stones but were glad we did. It's an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Calder, United Kingdom
Great welcome from the lady on the front door!

Great house which has been done in different styles to represent different eras, all done by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nation trust place. well run, plenty of guided in the house and museum. the family's house partly decorated by BBC for a tv drama series

1  Thank shoemaker_10
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A really lovely place to visit. The first National Trust property I’ve visited that is ‘hands on’. Touching things is actively encouraged. My two children thought it was brilliant to be able to sleep in a Tudor bed, be a cook, take photos with an...More

Thank SarahBe1972
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Very interesting manor house, Ioved the fact you are allowed to pick up/touch everything in the house rather than everything being roped off as it so often in in these historic houses. Beautiful gardens, lovely to walk round. Entry cost was reasonable, but not when...More

1  Thank JD1895
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely visit to Avebury Manor this morning. The house was very interesting with the rooms were decorated to show different time periods of its use. It was great to visit a property were you can be hands on and sit on the...More

Thank Lucy H
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Response from Rodney M | Reviewed this property |
Google Avebury Manor, al prices for gardens and manor are there
11 May 2015|
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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