Summer Solstice 2018
Stonehenge is an ancient prehistoric world heritage site which has been a place of worship and celebration at the time of Summer Solstice for thousands of years.
Please note that last normal day admissions to Stonehenge is on Wednesday 20 June at 13:00 and the site will close at 15:00 in preparation for Summer Solstice Managed Open Access. Stonehenge is closed on Thursday 21 June and will re-open at 09:00 on Friday 22nd June.
English Heritage is pleased to provide free Managed Open Access to Stonehenge for Summer Solstice. We ask that if you are planning to join us for this peaceful and special occasion that you read the Conditions of Entry and the information provided on the following pages before deciding whether to come.
Stonehenge is a significant World Heritage Site and to many it is sacred - please respect the stones and all those who are attending.
English Heritage have been working closely with Wiltshire Police to ensure that everyone who comes to Stonehenge over Summer Solstice feels safe, and asks that all visitors bring only small bags and essential items with them. Bag searches will be in operation.
Admission to the Summer Solstice at Stonehenge is free of charge. We hope the weather will be kind and we wish you a peaceful and celebratory solstice.
WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE
SOLSTICE CAR PARK OPENS 19.00 hours
ACCESS TO STONEHENGE MONUMENT FIELD 19.00 hours
SUNSET 21.26 hours
THURSDAY 21 JUNE
SUNRISE 04.52 hours
LAST ADMISSION TO SOLSTICE CAR PARK 06.00 hours (or when full)
STONEHENGE MONUMENT FIELD CLOSES 08.00 hours
SOLSTICE CAR PARK TO BE VACATED 12.00 hours (Noon)
Please note parking charges apply. Check Travelling to Stonehenge for Summer Solstice for details.
For further information about Managed Open Access for Summer Solstice at Stonehenge, please call English Heritage Customer Services Solstice Information Hotline on 0370 333 1181.
Follow @eh_stonehenge on Twitter for live information during the Summer Solstice.