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Stonehenge Tickets with Audio Guide

Highlights

  • Visit one of the most historic locations of the United Kingdom, Stonehenge
  • Learn about the history of the region and the stones that were erected more than 5000 years ago
  • Reflect on what the monument was built as, a shrine dedicated to the Sun God, a massive astronomical calendar or an ancient burial ground

Summary

Your Experience

No one knows for certain what purpose Stonehenge served. Apart from being the focal point in a landscape filled with prehistoric ceremonial structures, it also represented an enormous investment of labor and time. Moreover, Stonehenge's orientation in relation to the movement of the sun has always been one of its most noteworthy features. Whether this was because the people who constructed it belonged to a sun-worshipping culture or because the circle and its banks were part of a massive astronomical calendar, it has always remained a mystery.

What cannot be denied, however, is the ingenuity of the builders of Stonehenge. Using antlers and bones, these ancient people dug the pits that hold the stones and created the banks and ditches that enclosed them. Spend your time here marveling at this spectacular architectural feat and try and guess its history. You will also get to visit the Stonehenge Exhibition Centre, located at the entrance to the site, where you can see a vast collection of artifacts and historical items which date back to the Bronze Age and the Neolithic era. While you're here, explore the perfect Salisbury plains and soak in the natural sights all around you. At the end of your day, you’re guaranteed to have learned more about the prehistoric world.

Note: From April, visitors to Stonehenge can download a new, free audio guide app onto their smartphones. This free audio guide replaces our previous audio handheld devices and is available in 12 languages. The updated audio guide includes a tour of the stones, the landscape, and the exhibition. It enables users to delve deeper into the history and topics that interest them as they tour the stone circle and wider landscape, and from 17 May, the exhibition as well.

Should you wish to book a guided tour of Stonehenge with transport from London, please click here.

Ticket Info

What's Included?

  • Stonehenge admission tickets
  • 25% discount off Stonehenge guidebooks

What's Exluded?

  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and drinks

Ticket Delivery

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display a printout of the voucher along with a valid photo ID at the ticket redemption point
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Your ticket redemption point is at Stonehenge Visitor Centre, Salisbury SP4 7DE, United Kingdom
  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - Stonehenge Visitor Centre Get Directions to the Ticket Redemption Point

Getting There

  • Take a train from London’s Waterloo Station to Salisbury
  • Trains from Waterloo to Salisbury every half-an-hour from 6:30 AM and the quickest train takes 1 hour and 22 minutes
  • From Salisbury, there are dedicated buses that take you to the Stonehenge
  • No public transport routes go towards Stonehenge and as such visitors must take the special tour bus

Validity

This ticket is valid on the date and time selected during checkout

Strict Cancellation Policy

Cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

FAQs

Know Before You Go

Important Information

  • Please note that you will not be allowed to enter the Stonehenge circle itself. This is due to the restoration attempts and the relative instability of the structure. Your Stonehenge tickets allow you to access about 10 meters of the monument.
  • Takeaway catering will be available, but indoor areas will remain closed.

Audio Guide Instructions

  • To download the free audio tour, go to the App Store or Google Play and search English Heritage Stonehenge.
  • It is recommended that you download the audio tour in advance of your visit. However, should this not be possible, free WiFi is available at Stonehenge (search for: EnglishHeritageVisitorWiFi).
  • If required, headphones can be purchased at the admissions point or in the gift shop for £2.
  • Make sure to charge your phone in advance of your arrival or on the coach on the way to Stonehenge if the coach has charging facilities onboard.

Audio Guide Languages

English, Mandarin, German, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French, Russian, Italian, Polish, Dutch, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Discounted Tickets

Ages 5-15yrs, students and seniors enjoy reduced prices (carry a valid photo ID)

Location

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, Salisbury, SP4, United Kingdom

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