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Stonehenge, Amesbury

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Stonehenge is one of the world's most impressive prehistoric monuments. The construction of the ditch and surrounding embankment dates to 3100 BCE, and radiocarbon dating indicates that placement of the standing stones took place between 2400 and 2200 BCE. Spend time in the visitor's center before viewing the site. The interpretive displays and exhibits here tell stories about the monument and explain the popular debates about its possible prehistoric uses. These will help give you context to appreciate its significance--though the age-old question of how the giant standing stones got there remains unanswered. The cafe by the entrance provides a place to grab snacks before you proceed to the site by shuttle bus. Buy your tickets online before visiting to avoid waiting in line at the ticket kiosk, and check the weather forecast so that you can dress appropriately. Our Amesbury visit planner makes visiting Stonehenge and other Amesbury attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A beautiful day filled with sunshine and a great chance to visit. We enjoyed all the views and the chance to spend time in quiet concentration on our setting. Imagining the ancient peoples gathered he...  more »
  • We're spoilt nowadays with TV filming everything. They spend months giving us the best views possible. To see something like Stonehenge "for real" though gives you something you can't get from the TV....  more »
  • Interesting, historic place to visit. Buy English Heritage membership and support their amazing work.  more »
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  • Absolutely wonderful. Steeped in history, this English Heritage site is a wonderful place to visit. There is a cafe, bus ride up there and back (or walk if you are up for it! It's only 1.5 miles!) And a wonderful museum that lets you soak in the history and meaning behind these marvellous stones. I would highly recommend as it makes for a wonderful day out!
  • Great atmosphere and amazing sight to tick off your list. Would suggest if going in winter to pack warm clothes and to ensure you are wear correct foot wear. Ensure you have a pastry from the cafe they are absolutely to die for.
  • This is one place close to my heart, facility is extremely well maintained. Take the trail to the stones and enjoy the breeze on a summer day. Sun set is amazing, winters are bit chilly.
  • Really cool place and great to see! So exciting to finally visit somewhere so iconic! A little bit pricey but so worth it! Also a great bus shuttle service that drives you too and from the ruins!
  • Loved the experience. If you're not too keen on walking, take the shuttle bus. The museum is small but modern and informative. I liked the surrounding video installation.
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