Stonehenge is fantastic for outdoorsy families and young archaeologists. Along with the prehistoric stones there’s lots to discover in the exhibition and visitor centre, and space to run around near the Stone Circle.
Stonehenge Tickets & Prices
Stonehenge is free for members of English Heritage or National Trust England, but you’re still advised to book in advance.
Stonehenge Vouchers & Offers
We recommend booking your Stonehenge tickets with 365 tickets as they have an ongoing discount.
If you are an English Heritage member you can get free access to Stonehenge.
With a 3,500 year history, the stunning monument had stood the test of time as one of ancient man’s greatest and logic defying triumphs of architecture.
Built in 3 phases over 1500 years nobody knows the true meaning behind its monolithic stones. Was it a temple for sun worshippers, a burial site or perhaps a giant calendar?
What age is Stonehenge suitable for?
Best for: Children aged 5-12 years old
Still good fun for: Children aged 3-4 years, and 12+ years
Avoid if: 2-3 years olds who get restless easily
How long to spend at Stonehenge?
The majority of families will spend around two hours at Stonehenge. Depending on the ages, the younger ones might get bored after that.
Stonehenge Opening Times
|1 Jun – 31 Aug||Mon – Sun||09.00 – 20.00|
|1 Sept – 15 Oct||Mon – Sun||09.30 – 19.00|
|16 Oct – 31 Mar ’19||Mon – Sun||09.30 – 17.00|
Last admission time is 2 hours before the advertised closing time.
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 our advanced booking discount.
Boxing Day – 10.00 – 17.00
Where is Stonehenge?
Stonehenge is nestled in the Wiltshire countryside, around 9 miles from Salisbury.
How much is Stonehenge Parking?
The car park is large and easy to find.
For those purchasing tickets on the day, there’s a £5 refundable charge during peak times, which will be refunded to you at the ticket office.
There’s no parking fee for pre-booked tickets or for English Heritage and National Trust England members.