National Trust detail Summer events at Avebury

By Jessica Durston - 27 May 2022


The National Trust invite members of the public to take part in one or more of its Summer activities that will be held at Avebury.

The National Trust are inviting people to swing into Summer with a whole host of events that will be held at their various sites around the UK. 

Close to Swindon, local heritage site Avebury, will be hosting a schedule of activities, including:

Yoga on the lawn 

Saturday, 11, 18, 25, of June and 2, 9, 16, July from 9.45am – 11am 

Individuals are invited to relax in the setting of Avebury Manor garden as they take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session, with a local instructor.

A spokesperson for the event said: "Yoga will help you discover how coordinating the breath, mind and body helps bring balance, not only in class but in your daily life too. The session encourages feelings of relaxation and ease to help you deal with stress, anxiety or sleep disorders as well as improving general fitness and wellbeing. Everyone can feel the benefits and all levels are welcome. "

Price: £12.50. Booking essential via: 0344 249 1895. 


Landscape walk of Waden Hill 

Saturday 11 June from 1.30pm – 4pm 

The Waden Hill circuit takes in some of the Neolithic monuments which make up the ancient and intriguing landscape. The volunteer guide will help attendees to unlock their past by explaining the history of the landscape as they walk. The walk will begin at Avebury and walk along the Winterbourne towards Silbury Hill, up Waden Hill and back via the West Kennet Avenue. 

Price: £8. Booking essential online or via 0344 249 1895. 


Tile block pattern printing on linen 

Wednesday 15 June from 10am – 4.30pm 

A spokesperson describes the event: "An introduction to block print pattern where participants will carve their own tile block and print onto fabric. A one day workshop where participants will design and create their own tile block, learning how to print through ink onto linen. Inspiration will be taken from Avebury Manor garden and Georgian blooms."

Price: £90. Booking essential via 0344 249 1895. 


Watercolour workshop 

Wednesday 13 July from 10.45am – 4pm 

A spokesperson describes the event: "This relaxed watercolour workshop is based in the Avebury Manor library and garden. It is led by artist Susan Neale who will guide you through the day."

Price: £50. Booking essential on the website or via 0344 249 1895. 

More information about the Avebury site can be found on the National Trust's web page at 

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