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Stonehenge

Nr Amesbury
Wilts
SP4 7DE
Stonehenge

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Gift Aid£18.20 per ticket
Adult Non Gift Aid Advanced Price£16.50
Child Gift Aid£10.90 per ticket
Child Non Gift Aid Advanced Price£9.90
Concession Gift Aid£16.40 per ticket
Concession Non Gift Aid Advanced Price£14.90
Family Gift Aid£47.30 per ticket
Family Non Gift Aid Advanced Price£42.90

Above prices are for pre-booked tickets and advance booking is strongly recommended to guarantee entry. English Heritage and National Trust members admitted free. Please note: All Travel Trade, paying group and education group visits must be pre-booked.

The Gift Aid admission price includes a voluntary donation of 10%. Provided you have paid enough UK Income or Capital Gains Tax * (to cover all of your Gift Aid donations in this tax year), English Heritage is able to reclaim tax on the whole amount you have paid - that's 25p on every £1. This extra money enables us to undertake vital conservation and education projects and ensure that many of England's most important historic sites can continue to be enjoyed by future generations.
* Other taxes such as Council Tax and VAT do not apply.

About

The World Heritage Site of Stonehenge is one of the most iconic prehistoric monuments in Europe.

This imposing and fascinating stone circle was built in the late Neolithic period around 2,500 BC. The construction of the circle is shrouded in mystery – what was it actually built for? And how did the Neolithic people build such a wonder using simple tools and equipment?

The orientation of Stonehenge around the rising and setting sun is a remarkable feature. Some believe it was built as a Roman temple, others a primitive computer used to chart astronomy or even a centre for healing. Come and visit to gaze upon this man made wonder and see if you can unlock its mystery!

A fascinating audio tour is provided to listen to as you stroll around the towering stones. The guide highlights the features that surround the circle such as burial mounds, earthworks and other circular henge monuments, as well as providing intriguing archaeological evidence as to where the different types of stones originated from and how they came to be where they are today. 

Make sure you pop into the new visitor centre, home to permanent and temporary exhibitions. There are hundreds of prehistoric objects on display offering further insight into prehistoric man, the tools used and their way of life. There is also a reconstructed face of an early Neolithic man, offering a true picture of the architects behind the circle.

Entrance to Stonehenge is managed through timed tickets and advance booking is strongly advised. Pre-booking is the only way to guarantee entry on the day and at the time of your choice; there is limited walk-up availability.

Stonehenge is approximately a one hour drive from Bath, with many tour operators offering trips and tours there.

Video

  • New Dawn at Stonehenge

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Key Features

  • In countryside

Accessibility

  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking - Parking is available on site. This is free to English Heritage members and Stonehenge ticket holders. A parking ticket is required if you are not visiting Stonehenge itself. These can be bought from ticket kiosks on site.

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - A 110-seater counter service café serves hot and cold drinks, soup, sandwiches, cakes, salads and other sweet and savoury delicacies. Visitors can enjoy countryside views while eating delicious food, either inside or outside, where there is additional seating and tables for 60 people under the dappled shade of the canopy roof.

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - A 2 hour visit is recommended. This provides sufficient time to explore the visitor centre, with its internal and external exhibitions and its greatly improved facilities, and to take the 20-minute round-trip journey to and from the Stone Circle.
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages - Audio Commentary in English and Foreign Languages, subject to availability and a fee.
  • Dogs Accepted - Assistance dogs welcome throughout. Dogs on leads allowed around the outside of the visitor centre. Dogs also welcome on National Trust land.
  • Open all year
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch audio guide
  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Italian audio guide
  • Japanese audio guide
  • Mandarin audio guide
  • Polish audio guide
  • Russian audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Mandarin printed material
  • Russian printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Education group visits must be pre-booked, call +44 (0) 370 333 0606 for further details.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest rail station is Salisbury. Bus: The Stonehenge Tour bus from Salisbury Rail or Bus Stations.

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A303. Stonehenge entrance is on A334 - accessible via A303 or A360.

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Tel: 0370 333 1181

Opening Times

Open New Year
2017 (1 June 2017 - 31 Aug 2017)
DayTimes
Monday09:0020:00*
Tuesday09:0020:00*
Wednesday09:0020:00*
Thursday09:0020:00*
Friday09:0020:00*
Saturday09:0020:00*
Sunday09:0020:00*
2016/17 (16 Oct 2017 - 15 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday09:3017:00*
Tuesday09:3017:00*
Wednesday09:3017:00*
Thursday09:3017:00*
Friday09:3017:00*
Saturday09:3017:00*
Sunday09:3017:00*
2018 (25 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018)
DayTimes
Monday09:3019:00*
Tuesday09:3019:00*
Wednesday09:3019:00*
Thursday09:3019:00*
Friday09:3019:00*
Saturday09:3019:00*
Sunday09:3019:00*

* 26 Dec & 1 Jan, 10am-4pm
24-25 Dec Closed

Last admission is 2 hours before the advertised closing time. Opening times for 20-22 June may be subject to change due to the Summer Solstice.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
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