The visitor facilities at Stonehenge have been designed to be as accessible as possible in order to meet the different needs of our visitors.
A summary of the facilities is provided in the dropdown menu below. There is also a detailed Accessibility Guide available as a PDF.
A carer or companion is welcome to join you - just let us know on arrival that you have someone with you, or you can book their free place online.
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
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanMobility Scooter LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available at the Visitor Centre and at the stones.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 buses are also accessible. Class 2 mobility scooters will fit on the shuttle bus max width 600mm x max length 1000mm. 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 accessible parking bays, 100m from Visitor Centre.Disabled Parking22 accessible 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. Benches do not have back or arm rests.Pathways Surface And GradientsSite is generally flat with a tarmac and grassed path around the circle itself.
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesTactile objects in the exhibition and touching stones outside near the Neolithic Houses.Dog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available at the Visitor Centre and at the stones.Handling ObjectsPlease ask staff or book in advance via our Customer Services team.Audio ToursYes available to download free of charge from the App Store or Google Play to a smart phone or tablet. Audio described tour available.Site ToursNoTactile ModelsThere are a number of tactile opportunities available for all visitors in the exhibition as well as two large 'touching stones' outside the exhibition near the Neolithic houses.Areas Of Low LightingYes, in the exhibition.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs is available at the Visitor Centre and at the stones.Induction LoopsAll audio items and tills at the visitors centre have induction loops. All spoken audio exhibits in exhibition have subtitles and BSL. An audio guide is available to download free of charge to a smartphone or tablet for use with your own headphones.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesTactile objects in the exhibition and touching stones outside near the Neolithic Houses.Handling ObjectsPlease ask staff or book in advance via our Customer Services team.Easy Read MaterialYes, please ask a member of staff.
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh ChairsSpecial DietsWater refills are available in the cafe.
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.
Stonehenge: Pre-Visit Information
Our Visitor Assistant Lynne shows you what to expect on a day out at Stonehenge.
A BSL version of this video is also available here: Stonehenge Pre-visit Information Video (BSL version)