Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles west of Amesbury and 8 miles north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks.

10 amazing free things to see and do in the UK

10 amazing free things to see and do in the UK

The standing stones of Callanish, Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Was Stonehenge a temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge calendar? How did our ancestors manage to carry the mighty stones from so far away and then, using only the most primitive of tools, build this amazing structure? Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress. Distance from Shaftesbury to Stonehenge is 25 miles

Was Stonehenge a temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge calendar? How did our ancestors manage to carry the mighty stones from so far away and then, using only the most primitive of tools, build this amazing structure? Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress. Distance from Shaftesbury to Stonehenge is 25 miles

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A historical weekend in Salisbury – what to see, do and eat

Weekend In Salisbury | How To Visit Salisbury, UK | Visiting Stonehenge | One Night In Salisbury | Wiltshire, England

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A historical weekend in Salisbury – what to see, do and eat

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Stonehenge - Visited here one day before the Summer Solstice, June 20, 2012. All around they were finalizing preparations for an onslaught of Solstice visitors - lights, concessions etc. Crazy.  JB

Stonehenge - Visited here one day before the Summer Solstice, June 20, 2012. All around they were finalizing preparations for an onslaught of Solstice visitors - lights, concessions etc. Crazy. JB

Salisbury Cathedral,  -  Stopped by on my way to Stonehenge (or on my way back to Southhampton) - BEAUTIFUL!

Salisbury Cathedral, - Stopped by on my way to Stonehenge (or on my way back to Southhampton) - BEAUTIFUL!

Aerial view of Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England magnificent stone circle ca. 2550-1600 BCE

Aerial View of Stonehenge, Unesco World Heritage Site, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England

Aerial view of Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England magnificent stone circle ca. 2550-1600 BCE

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