Stonehenge will close at 3pm on Wednesday 20 June 2018 for Managed Open Access for Summer Solstice. Last admissions will be at 1pm. Please check back here to find out what time we will re-open on the afternoon of Thursday 21 June.
If you are planning to visit for Summer Solstice please check the conditions of entry.

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 Stonehenge Timeline

8500-7000 BCEarly Postholes

Mesolithic posts are raised to the north-west of the Stonehenge site.

Find out more about the history of Stonehenge

3500 BCFirst Monuments

Early farmers build the causewayed enclosure at Robin Hood's Ball, two cursus monuments (rectangular earthworks) and several long barrows in the landscape north of Stonehenge.

Digital reconstruction by Peter Lorimer showing construction of the Early Neolithic Cursus at Stonehenge looking east towards a long barrow (Amesbury 42)

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