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Stonehenge visitor centre (alternative sites), Wiltshire

Timothy C. Darvill

Stonehenge visitor centre (alternative sites), Wiltshire

archaeological assessment

by Timothy C. Darvill

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Published by Timothy Darvill Archaeological Consultants [and] DTZ Debenham Thorpe .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Timothy C. Darvill in association with DTZ Debenham Thorpe on behalf of English Heritage and the National Trust .
ContributionsEnglish Heritage., National Trust., Timothy Darvill Archaeological Consultants., DTZ Debenham Thorpe.
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Open LibraryOL20814781M

Stonehenge. The magical stone circle at Stonehenge is an iconic symbol of Britain and a must-see on any travel itinerary. You can travel through the ancient landscape on the visitor shuttle, walk from the visitor centre, or take the shuttle halfway to the Stones and walk. There’s also a . Shuttle Visitor Centre To Stonehenge Itself When you book a ticket for Stonehenge you select a 30 minute slot time slot, this is the time you report to the ticket desk at the entrance to Stonehenge. This helps manage the numbers and flow at the site. At any time you can board the bus shuttles from a boarding point outside the exhibition.

Loved the visitor centre although I felt I learnt more from the guide book than the exhibition. The best points for me were the models of Stonehenge at different times of its history and the amazing circular entrance that gave me a real sense of standing inside Stonehenge but why was the screen show so quick?4/5(14K).   The battle for the future of Stonehenge – podcast the visitor centre and parking facilities were tatty; At the beginning of Rosemary Hill’s book Stonehenge, published in Author: Charlotte Higgins.

  The summer solstice, King Arthur, the Holy Grail Stonehenge is supposed to be a site of myths and mystery. But with timed tickets and a . Stonehenge Visitor Centre Stonehenge is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the UK which in included David Cameron & Barack Obama. The lack of a dedicated visitor centre and the monument’s proximity to the road has long been a problem.


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Near Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE. Book online and save. Book online and save. Book online and save. Uncover the story of Stonehenge. Take in the unforgettable atmosphere of this World Heritage Site and best known prehistoric monument in Europe, visit our world-class exhibition to discover how the Stonehenge builders worked and spend time Location: Near Amesbury, SP4 7DE, Wiltshire.

The new Stonehenge Visitor Centre Opened in Decemberthe new visitor centre houses permanent and temporary exhibitions, including nearly archaeological treasures found buried at the site – from jewellery to pottery to human remains – as well as a gallery, a gift shop and a seater counter service café that serves hot and cold.

Entrance to Stonehenge is now managed through timed tickets and advance booking is the only way to guarantee entry on the day and time of your choice. By booking in advance you will also benefit from an advanced booking discount.

English Heritage and National Trust members must also book in advance for their FREE visit. The Stonehenge Tour is operated by Salisbury Reds. On the tour you can journey back in time to discover the magnificent Stonehenge, probably the most sophisticated stone circle in the world.

Our hop-on hop-off tour picks up in Salisbury city centre and runs to Old Sarum, through the beautiful Wiltshire countryside to the magnificent, magical henge. NEW VISITOR CENTRE. Book your tickets right here. or for FREE ENTRY, see below to join the National Trust or visit English Heritage.

Stonehenge is open every day of the year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Altered and Stonehenge visitor centre book times apply during holiday periods, so use their site for full information.

The Visitor Centre at Stonehenge is located over a mile from the stones. This is your entry point to Stonehenge and the place where you pick up your tickets, souvenir guides and audio guides. This page will cover Stonehenge entry prices as well as opening hours for The Visitor Centre also offers a modern exhibition with prehistoric.

Stonehenge can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

See all Stonehenge tickets and tours on Tripadvisor4/5(14K). Our UK expert's guide to visiting Stonehenge, including information on parking, buses, tickets, prices, tours, the best time of year to go and nearby hotels and restaurants.

The new visitor centre contains nearly archaeological treasures, which were used or buried at Stonehenge, and are now displayed on site for the first time. Exhibition Discover the story of Stonehenge: the stones, the landscape, the people and its meaning, through a powerful combination of cutting-edge audio-visual experiences and incredible.

If you want to book a visiting ticket in advance because you know which day you wish to visit, you can book your day and time to visit Stonehenge here.

You are encouraged (by Get Your Guide + Heritage England) to book your ticket in advance because that guarantees you the time you want AND it’s a bit cheaper than a “walk-up” price. Stonehenge: Stonehenge Visitor Centre - traveler reviews, 12, candid photos, and great deals for Amesbury, UK, at Tripadvisor.3/5(14K).

The new visitor centre, as light and airy as a leaf and a mile and a half from the stones, opened to the public this week.

Once it has bedded in, the old horror will be removed. Celebrate and commemorate the magic of Stonehenge with our range of Stonehenge memorabilia. We have clothing printed with Stonehenge images, an exclusive range of Stonehenge Bluestone Jewellery, plus guidebooks, models and keepsake souvenirs.

Inwe celebrated years since Stonehenge was gifted to the nation by Cecil Chubb. *Stonehenge currently closed until 1 May* Stonehenge is the best-know prehistoric monument in Europe. It endures as a source of inspiration and fascination, and a place of worship and celebration. A world-class visitor centre houses museum-quality permanent and special exhibitions, a café and spacious shop.4/5(14K).

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, two miles (3 km) west of consists of a ring of standing stones, each around 13 feet ( m) high, seven feet ( m) wide, and weighing around 25 stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred Designated: (10th session).

For those driving themselves to Stonehenge, the Visitor Centre and car park is situated on the B, easily reached via the A Be warned, however, that the A (particularly the single-laned stretch between the intersections with the A and the A – the Amesbury Bypass) can get extremely busy throughout the year.

Visit the world-class exhibition and visitor centre with ancient objects and come face to face with a 5, year-old man. book discounted Stonehenge tickets here Save Time and Money. Approx length of visit - A 2 hour visit is recommended.

Overseas Visitor Pass holders, please choose English Heritage Member tickets. For Group visits see our Group bookings (11 + people) or Education bookings pages.

Last admission time is 2 hours before the advertised closing time. Please note, security checks including bag searches may be in operation at Stonehenge. The iconic stone-age circle of rocks of Stonehenge on the windswept Salisbury Plains are a must-see on any UK travel bucket list.

We were keen to explore the mystery of Stonehenge Mystery and much conjecture surrounds the purpose and construction methods of the UNESCO world heritage monument is said to date back some ten thousand years.

Just visited the stones November,take the directions for Amesbury (car) plenty of signage for Stonehenge,turn into the Visitors centre (free car parking) go past visitor center to where there’s the road and coaches, keep to the path by the road (extremely safe) and walk basically follow everyone else, about 30mins flat easy walk,no need to.

Address and Opening Times. Nr Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7DE 1 July - 31 August 9am - 8pm 1 September - 15 October am - 7pm For inspiration before your visit, see Plan your visit Your ticket is only valid on the date of entry.of Stonehenge.

You have now reached Stonehenge. If you have a ticket from the visitor centre then head along to the monument, your ticket also allows you transport on the visitor shuttle back to the visitor centre from this point.

If you would like to continue this walking trail then head south along the byway and look for aFile Size: 1MB.Now the book, and the unexpected extras, remain telling souvenirs of my visit to Stonehenge. My first had been Imagine my surprise when I opened this book for the first time in a few years and discovered a glossy, unused postcard of Stonehenge I’d bought at the visitor centre the same day I bought the book/5.