Stonehenge | Day Out With The Kids

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Attraction Currently Closed


  • Amesbury
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Tourist Attractions

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, all pay-for-entry English Heritage sites will be closed to the public from the end of Wednesday 18th March until 1st May. Some sites may re-open early. Free-to-enter sites will remain open to visitors. We'll keep this updated with news of opening/closure changes, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

Stonehedge the world-famous prehistoric monument built as a ceremonial centre. Started 5000 years ago and remodelled several times in next 1500 years.

The massive stone lintels are mortice-and-tenoned to the upright stones and are curved to follow a circle. Some of the stones weigh over 50 tons each, with some brought from the Preseli Mountains in Wales.

Stonehenge now also boasts a fantastic new Visitor Centre and exhibition space, which includes a 360 degree virtual experience, plus over 250 objects of international importance will be on display, and the reconstructed face of an Early Neolithic man is a highlight.

The immediate surroundings of the stones are also undergoing dramatic improvement so it's more worth a visit with kids than ever. Please also note the recent changes regarding timed bookings.

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Opening hours

25 March through 31 May & 1 September through 15 October

09:30 - 21:00

1 June through 31 August

09:00 - 20:00

Rest of the season

09:30 - 17:00

Check with the attraction for any closures.


Adult: £16.50

Child (5 to 15): £9.90

60+/Students: £14.90

Family (2+3): £42.90

Family audio guides: £6

Standard audio guide: £3

Due to changes in the ticketing system at Stonehenge, the only way to guarantee entry on the day of your choice is to pre-book.

Travel & Contact Information


, Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE, England

Phone number

0870 333 1181



Click here to visit Stonehenge's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Toilets available included for disabled.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Stonehenge has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Stonehenge has not told us about their dining options.

The Stonehenge Kitchen serves a variety of hot and cold refreshments, picnic area available for visitors only.

Yes, Stonehenge is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Stonehenge has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Stonehenge has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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