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Book your timed admission ticket for Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that continues to confound the greatest minds. Entrance to Stonehenge is now managed through timed tickets and advance booking is the only way to guarantee entry on the day and time of your choice. By booking in advance you will also benefit from an advanced booking discount and avoid the rush.
First erected some 5000 years ago, Stonehenge has been calculated that it took 3 phases of constructions, thirty million hours of labour and the transportation of masses of colossal rocks across mountains and rivers to complete it. The reason behind the construction of Stonehenge continues to be a mystery.
Explore this prehistoric stone circle on Salisbury Plain, believed to have been built between 3000 and 2000 BC. Walk around the mystifying circular formation of tall, standing stones. Experts still debate whether these were intended as an observatory of the moon, a temple to the sun, or an elaborate cemetery.
Step inside the Neolithic Houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life, and even visit the world-class exhibition and visitor center, containing 250 ancient objects and come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man.
2-3 hoursStart time
Stonehenge opening hours:
March to August: 9am to 8pm
September to mid-October: 9:30am to 7pm
Mid-October to March: 9:30am to 5pm
Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7DE
Same as the start point
The timed admission does not apply on 26 Dec (Boxing Day) and 1 Jan (New Year’s Day), when the site will open 30 minutes later at 10am.
Bus access: The Stonehenge tour bus is the public bus departing from Salisbury rail and bus stations. Parking is available on site and is free to English Heritage members and Stonehenge ticket holders. Free visits are applicable to English Heritage members and members of the National Trust in England or those who hold a National Trust Touring Pass only - this does not include National Trust Scotland, National Trust staff or other National Trust affiliated organisations). All members must show a valid membership card on arrival to be granted free parking and site access.
Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.