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.
The visitor facilities at Stonehenge have been designed to be as accessible as possible in order to meet the different needs of those with access requirements. Please see our Disabled Visitors video for information about planning your visit.
Full 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.
Advance Booking is recommended
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 an advanced booking discount.
English Heritage and National Trust members must also book in advance for their FREE visit. (Free visits are applicable to English Heritage members and members of the National Trust in England or those who hold a National Trust Touring Pass only - this does not include National Trust Scotland, National Trust staff or other National Trust affiliated organisations). All members must show a valid membership card on arrival to be granted free parking and site access.Book your tickets
Wheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersAccessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair AccessEntrance/Set DownSet down available in the disabled parking bays.Disabled Parking22 disabled parking bays availableOnsite TransportVisitor 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.StairsNoneLift AccessNoSeating and Rest PointsBenches available in the visitor centre and in the car and coach park. Limited seating around the stone circle itself.Pathways: Surface and GradientsSite is generally flat with a tarmac and grassed path around the circle itself.Dog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available on request.
Braille GuidesBraille SignageHandrailsAccessible ToiletsTorchesAssistance Dogs WelcomeSensory ExperiencesNoAudio ToursYesSite ToursNoHandling ObjectsPlease ask staff.Tactile ModelsThere are a number of tactile opportunities available for all visitors in the exhibition.Areas of Low LightingYes, in the exhibition.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintExhibition text and orientation leaflets available on request.Dog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available on request.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAssistance Dogs WelcomeInduction LoopsAll audio items and tills at the visitors centre have induction loops. All spoken audio exhibits in exhibition have subtitles and BSL.Audio Installation TranscriptsYesDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available on request.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutleryBasic language Audio ToursNo Information AvailableEasy Read MaterialYes.Large Print MaterialNo Information AvailableDyslexia Friendly MaterialAudio tour only.Sensory ExperiencesNoHandling ObjectsPlease ask staff.
Easy-use CutleryBottle/Food WarmingChild Size PortionsHighchairsSpecial DietsNo Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep WaterNoneTrip HazardOccasional rabbit holes on site, but these are filled as soon as discovered.Sheer DropNoneSlip HazardCare to be taken on grassed areas in wet weather.Steep SlopeNoneSteep StairsNoneBeware of TrafficVisitor shuttleUneven GroundSurrounding World Heritage landscape uneven.