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Readers ask: Why was stonehenge created?

Who built the Stonehenge and why? In the 17th century, archaeologist John Aubrey made the claim that Stonehenge was the work of the Celtic high priests known as the Druids , a theory widely popularized by the antiquarian William Stukeley , who had unearthed primitive graves at the site. What is the story behind Stonehenge? […]

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Cost to visit stonehenge?

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 […]

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Question: Stonehenge national trust?

Is Stonehenge free for National Trust members? Please note: The Stone Circle itself is managed by English Heritage , however the visitor shuttle and visitor centre exhibition are free to National Trust members on display of membership card at the visitor centre ticket kiosk. Can you use National Trust membership at Stonehenge? National Trust members […]

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Readers ask: Stonehenge to salisbury?

How do I get from Salisbury to Stonehenge? Salisbury is 9 miles from Stonehenge . There are no public scheduled buses but a Stonehenge tour bus run on a hop-on, hop-off principle shuttles between Salisbury train station and Stonehenge and also visits local places of interest, Old Sarum and Salisbury Cathedral. Is the Stonehenge worth […]

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