Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting Stonehenge


What are Stonehenge hours of operation?

Stonehenge is open from 1st May 2020 to 21st May 2020 from 9:00am till 7:00pm. From 1st June 2020 to 31st August 2020 its open from 9:30am until 8:00pm and from 1st September to 15th October its open from 9:30am to 7:00pm. At present it is closed due to the Covid-19 situation but is planning to re-open soon. For more details about our opening times and prices click here.

Should I book Stonehenge tickets in advance?

It is recommended to book your tickets prior to the day, as they only release a few tickets on the day and these can often go very quickly. Also, by pre-booking tours you can get a discount and you can cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. Compare Stonehenge tour tickets in advance.

How much does it cost to visit Stonehenge 2020?

The current entrance fee cost on the day for an Adult is £21.10, Child (5 to 17 years) £12.70, Student/Senior £19.00 or a family ticket is £54.90. However, there are discounts available by pre-booking entrance – or you can book guided coach tours from £54 for an adult or £49 for a child.

How do I get to Stonehenge from London?

You can reach Stonehenge from London by Car on the A303 from London (90 mins), you could also take a train from London to Salisbury and then take a bus from the station(2 hours 30 mins). Or you could take one of the many organised tours from London (90 mins). Fore more information click here.

How much is a train ticket to Stonehenge?

A train ticket from London Waterloo to Salisbury Station for 1 person is approximately £35, and for a family of 4 you would be looking at £130 for a day return ticket for all. The journey time is 1 hour and 32 minutes and this is based on a standard ticket.

Can you just walk up to Stonehenge?

No, you cannot just walk up to the stones. You can get within 10 yards of the stones on regular entrance or access tours, however, if you want to get up close and touch the stones you would need to book on one of the early more or late evening private access visits.

Can you visit Stonehenge for free?

Yes, you can see Stonehenge for free from quite a distance back (its not hidden from view) – however if you want to get up to within 10 yards of Stonehenge then you will need to purchase visitor tickets.

What does a Stonehenge ticket get me?

A ticket to Stonehenge gives you access to within 10 yards of the Stones. It also gives you a shuttle bus transport to the Stones which is approx 1 mile away as well as access to the award winning visitor centre.

What is a special access visit to Stonehenge?

A special access visit is one that has to be pre-booked and they happen first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening when all other visitors have left, these tours are smaller, more expensive but mean you can get up close to the stones which you cannot on normal access visits.

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