Access at Stonehenge

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

If you are a disabled visitor we offer the option to bring a companion or carer in for free to help you get more out of your visit.

Mobility/Older Visitors

Wheelchair loan Yes
Mobility Scooter loan No
Site Folders No
Accessible Toilets Yes
Adult changing area Yes
Handrails No
Easy-use cutlery No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Wheelchair Access

The main areas in and around car/coach parks, the visitor centre and the Stone Circle are accessible by wheelchair via tarmac and grass paths (subject to weather). The visitor shuttle carriages are also accessible. The wider landscape is not accessible to standard wheelchairs. Two wheelchairs are available to visitors on request at the admissions tills on a first come, first served basis. 

Entrance/Set Down
Set down available in the disabled parking bays.
Disabled Parking
22 disabled parking bays available
Onsite Transport
Visitor Shuttle service operates frequently from outside the shop. No need to pre-book. Takes 10 minutes to reach the Stones. Shuttles stop at Fargo Plantation (about halfway to the Stones) so that visitors can walk part of the way if they wish.
Stairs
None
Lift Access
No
Seating and rest points
Benches available in the visitor centre and in the car and coach park. Limited seating around the stone circle itself.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Site is generally flat with a tarmac and grassed path around the circle itself.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Water for dogs is available on request.

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Blind/Visually Impaired

Braille Guides No
Braille Signage No
Handrails No
Accessible Toilets Yes
Torches No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
No
Handling Objects
Please ask staff.
Tactile Models
There are a number of tactile opportunities available for all visitors in the exhibition.
Areas of Low Lighting
Yes, in the exhibition.
Colour contrasts
No
Large Print
Exhibition text and orientation leaflets available on request.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Water for dogs is available on request.

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Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Vibrating fire alarms No
Tour transcripts Yes
Film subtitles No
BSL Tours No
Assistance Dogs Welcome Yes
Induction Loops
All audio items and tills at the visitors centre have induction loops. All spoken audio exhibits in exhibition have subtitles and BSL.
Audio installation transcripts
Yes
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Water for dogs is available on request.

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Learning Difficulties

Accessible Toilets Yes
Adult changing area Yes
Easy-use cutlery No
Basic language audio tours
No information available
Easy Read Material
Yes.
Large print Material
No information available
Dyslexia Friendly Material
Audio tour only.
Sensory Experiences
No
Handling Objects
Please ask staff.

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Culinary/Dietary

Easy-use cutlery No
Bottle/food Warming Yes
Child Size Portions Yes
Highchairs Yes
Special Diets
No information available

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Health and Safety

Deep Water
None
Trip Hazard
Occasional rabbit holes on site, but these are filled as soon as discovered.
Sheer Drop
None
Slip Hazard
Care to be taken on grassed areas in wet weather.
Steep Slope
None
Steep Stairs
None
Beware of Traffic
Visitor shuttle
Uneven Ground
Surrounding World Heritage landscape uneven.

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Contact

Customer Services
0870 333 1181
Tourist Information
Salisbury 01722 342860 and Amesbury Library 01980 623491
Address
Nr Shrewton, Wiltshire SP3 4DX
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