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One of the most popular sites in England, Stonehenge is a world renowned stone circle sitting in the rolling chalkland countryside of Salisbury Plain. The surrounding landscape is unusually rich in archaeological monuments such as the Cursus, the Avenue, and numerous Barrows or burial mounds. Stonehenge was declared a World Heritage Site in 1986. Much of the area is reverting to grassland that encourages an abundance of flora and fauna, some of which are nationally or internationally threatened species. The stones themselves are magnificent and a testament to the engineering prowess of our ancestors.
Stonehenge was built over 4500 years ago and has, over time, become the subject of many myths and legends. There is more to the area though. It has evidence of man's occupation from the Mesolithic or Middle Stone Age through to the Bronze Age - a period of nearly 7000 years. The other archaeological features help put the stones into context. They are rarely seen by most of the one million visitors each year. Some of the finest views of the stones lie only a short distance away and show them at their best. You can see them on one of our tours.
SPECIAL ACCESS TOURS TO STONEHENGE
Tours to the inner circle of Stonehenge are strictly limited and access has been limited since 1978. You may not come back this way again so why not make the most of it and book one of our Special Access Tours to go inside the stones! For details see our special access tours to Stonehenge inner circle.
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We provide tours around or across the landscape to see all of these monuments. Our tours will show you more than just Stonehenge and you will learn how older monuments may have influenced its development. These tours are for the discerning traveller and can be found on our Special Access tours page. If you would like a longer walking tour, please see our Walks page.
For tours inside Stonehenge see Stonehenge Special Access Tours
For prices and availability of tours, please Contact Us.
DAY TOURS TO STONEHENGE FROM LONDON
If you are short of time and wish to tour Stonehenge and Bath in a day we can recommend a good trip for you. This Stonehenge tour runs 7 days a week throughout the year. Pickups are from various central London hotels. Tour arrive back in London around 7pm.
There is also a small group (max 16 guests) tour to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Windsor for £65. Runs most days. For details go to Stonehenge & Salisbury tour
For a small group (max 16 guests) tour to Stonehenge and Avebury for £65 go to Stonehenge & Avebury tour
For other day tours go to our Day Tours page
DAY TOURS TO STONEHENGE FROM BATH
If you are looking for good day tours from Bath to Stonehenge try Lion Tours They also have day tours to the Cotswolds as well. Prices start from £20.