Stonehenge Access

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 Required

Last admission time is 2 hours before the advertised closing time.

Entrance to Stonehenge is now managed through timed tickets and advance booking is required. Booking is the only way to guarantee entry on the day and at the time of your choice.

This includes FREE visits by English Heritage and National Trust members.

To request Stone Circle access, please complete the Stone Circle Access Form.

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Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair loan Yes
Entrance/Set Down 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.
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.
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.
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.
Easy-use cutlery No
Bottle/food Warming Yes
Child Size Portions Yes
Highchairs Yes
Induction Loops No information available
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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