- 1 Can you just walk up to Stonehenge?
- 2 How much does it cost to see Stonehenge?
- 3 Is it worth paying for Stonehenge?
- 4 How long does it take to tour Stonehenge?
- 5 Can you go to Stonehenge without a tour?
- 6 Can I see Stonehenge without paying?
- 7 Can you touch the Stonehenge?
- 8 Is Bath England worth visiting?
- 9 Is Stonehenge one of the 7 Wonders of the World?
- 10 Why is Stonehenge roped off?
- 11 Can you walk from woodhenge to Stonehenge?
- 12 Why is Stonehenge closed?
- 13 Are there toilets at Stonehenge?
- 14 Is Stonehenge fenced off?
- 15 What happened to Stonehenge missing stones?
Can you just walk up to Stonehenge?
During normal opening hours you cannot walk up to the stones themselves. The nearest you will get to the stones is about 10 yards, the monument being roped off by a low barrier, (see picture below). However it is possible to walk up to and among the stones at Stonehenge outside public opening hours.
How much does it cost to see Stonehenge?
|With Donation||Without Donation|
|Child (5-17 years)||£12.90||£11.70|
|Family (2 adults, up to 3 children)||£55.90||£50.70|
Is it worth paying for Stonehenge?
Despite paying the entrance fee, you’re still standing really far from the Stonehenge . I agree, that it is something you must see. But its the same view, inside and outside, the so called ‘fence’.
How long does it take to tour Stonehenge?
To find out how long it takes to visit Stonehenge itself, visit the English Heritage Website, there are tips on what to see if you have a limited amount of time. We would advise that you leave about 5 hours to make the complete trip if you are visiting Stonehenge , Old Sarum and the Cathedral.
Can you go to Stonehenge without a tour?
It is free for people purchasing tickets to enter Stonehenge , there is a charge if you are not. To enter the Stonehenge Exhibition at the Visitor Centre you need a full ticket to Stonehenge , anyone can access the café, gift shop and toilets though, for free.
Can I see Stonehenge without paying?
There is no parking restriction and it is free. After you park it is 0.1m to Stonehenge . Free Pedestrian entry is there, staff is directing you to that entry if you do not have tickets. You can see Stonehenge from 1 side, if you pay you can see 360 degrees.
Can you touch the Stonehenge?
Stonehenge is protected under the Ancient Monuments and Archaelogical Areas Act and you must adhere to the regulations outlined in the act or face criminal prosecution. No person may touch , lean against, stand on or climb the stones, or disturb the ground in any way.
Is Bath England worth visiting?
Known for its Roman Baths, Bath is a small, charming city that is absolutely worth visiting and a great place to stop over before journeying onto the Cotswolds.
Is Stonehenge one of the 7 Wonders of the World?
Stonehenge is one of the best known ancient wonders of the world . The 5,000 year old henge monument became a World Heritage Site in 1986. Despite numerous theories, no- one knows for certain the reason why Stonehenge was built. The stones that form the inner ring came from the Preseli Mountains in Wales.
Why is Stonehenge roped off?
As visitorship increased, the grass in the center of the stones died from being trampled by 815,000 people each year. In 1977, the stones were roped off so people couldn’t climb on them any longer.
Can you walk from woodhenge to Stonehenge?
This circular walk takes you from the car park at Woodhenge to the world famous Stonehenge . It’s about a 2.5 mile walk to the site on a series of fairly flat footpaths. On the way you ‘ll pass other interesting historical sites with fine views across Salisbury Plain.
Why is Stonehenge closed?
English Heritage, a national charity that manages hundreds of historic sites, soon after made the decision to close Stonehenge to visitors “due to unforeseen circumstances” and said it was against the law for anyone to enter the monument area without its consent.
Are there toilets at Stonehenge?
Toilets . Male, female toilets , including accessible and and adult change facilities, are available at the visitor centre.
Is Stonehenge fenced off?
Stonehenge was first fenced off in 1901, and since then the public has been allowed various levels of access. In 1963, in an effort to minimise erosion, the inside of the circle was gravelled. By 1978 there were so many visitors that access to the stones had to be restricted.
What happened to Stonehenge missing stones?
A missing piece of Stonehenge was recovered, after being lost for six decades. The cylindrical piece of sandstone was drilled out of one of the giant upright stones at Stonehenge during restoration work in 1958. A lost piece of one of Stonehenge’s iconic standing stones has finally been returned.