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 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.

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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.
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.
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
Yes
Child Size Portions
Yes
Highchairs
Yes
Special Diets
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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