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 dedicated Disabled Visitors page for more information about planning your visit.
Full access information for the site is listed below. If you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance with English Heritage Customer Support team
We’re committed to ensuring that your visits with us are safe. Due to the current national threat levels, we may carry out additional security checks. This could include running bag searches and carrying out body scans with a hand-held detector.
Please note, we’ll need you to agree to this process in order to visit the site. Thank you for your co-operation
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available on request.Wheelchair AccessThe 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 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 RestpointsBenches 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.
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesNoDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available on request.Handling ObjectsPlease ask staff.Audio ToursYesSite ToursNoTactile 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.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available on request.Induction LoopsAll audio items and tills at the visitors centre have induction loops. All spoken audio exhibits in exhibition have subtitles and BSL.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesNoHandling ObjectsPlease ask staff.Easy Read MaterialYes.
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
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.
PREBOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
Last admission time is 2 hours before the advertised closing time.
Entrance to Stonehenge is currently for prebooked ticket-holders only.
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 visit