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Avebury Manor

Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250
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Excellent Manor House that was featured in a BBC program a few years back. Each room tells a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nathan P
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Touchy touchy place

I lovely warm friendly house. Everyone is allowed to touch the items within the house and sit on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lyn P
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Avebury SN8 1RF, England
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+44 1672 539250
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Manor House that was featured in a BBC program a few years back. Each room tells a different story of a period in time relating to the house. You can touch, use, relax on the exhibits and even dress up in period-clothing and then...More

Thank Nathan P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lovely warm friendly house. Everyone is allowed to touch the items within the house and sit on the furniture. Only one room that a request is made not to touch the wallpaper. The house is interesting as many added extensions by the owners. Staff...More

Thank Lyn P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been NTbers for the last 4 years and have visited lots of properties and gardens with our daughter ( now aged 5). We found Avebury manor the most child-friendly property we have been to. Children are encouraged to interact with all the exhibits;...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty little village, well worth a visit. The house is fascinating and the volunteers have a wealth of interesting information. One of the things I particularly enjoyed in the house is that you are encouraged to sit on the chairs, touch the exhibits, etc. Each...More

Thank Lyn P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Avebury you must include Avebury Manor and garden in your tour. An uncrowded National Trust property where there is no restriction on touching and playing with the furniture and exhibits. Its importance is that it was the house of Alexander Keiller, the man...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something we've been meaning to see for a while and luckily had nice weather to enjoy the gardens as well as the house. Helpful and knowledgeable volunteers around the house made the visit much more interesting than it would otherwise have been. Gardens are lovely...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on the May bank holiday Sunday to see both the stone circle and the manor. Avebury had been recommended to us by friends and we finally got around to it and made it part of a weekend break. The stone circle was...More

Thank Islander049
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on an excursion last week and were most surprised. The building, and indeed the gardens, are beautiful. Each one of the rooms was decorated in a different period - Tudor, Georgian. Queen Anne and 1930's Art Deco. Each room had a person...More

Thank transnati0nal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited today, how lovely were the staff, explaining so much to us, giving us time to ask questions too. So good really good, NT should be very proud of them. The house and grounds are really good, in the house you can sit on the...More

Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Avebury Manor is a wonderful example of how to truly engage visitors of all ages. Before reaching the actual Manor House, there are two museum areas to explore, sharing details of the area and dating back as far as the Neolithic age. The house itself...More

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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
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