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“A bucket list adventure”
Review of Stonehenge

Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Amesbury
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: One of the most important survivals of prehistoric England, Stonehenge consists of a group of huge rough-cut stones, some more than 20 feet high, arranged in two concentric circles.
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a good day out of the city. It's a nice bus ride through rural England that ends at Stonehenge. To most it looks like a pile of rocks but to those of us who get it its an amazing ancient site full of mystery. Bring money...the gift shop across the street has great things to bring home.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Russ F
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

So, this review is two fold as I'll give you my husbands thought as well.

We visited Stonehenge with a small group tour (8 of us) so we were given a lot of history about the site before arrival. We were both excited until we go there. I was in awe ... standing there truly pondering how Stonehenge become what it is, while my husband stood there, very upset saying, "All of this to stare at a bunch of rocks." Needless to say, I was bummed out that he felt that way but I guess after a long ride, cold and windy weather and shuttling you to the site in overcrowded buses, IF it wasn't what I expected, I'd be a little irritated too.

You will get out of it what you are willing to imagine. It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site but if you don't know the history or why it is even on the list, it may just seem like "a bunch of rocks."

Tips: The site gets very crowded. We were there the first week in October and it was cool but not cold - until we got to the site. There is nothing else around so the wind is strong which makes it even colder! Dress in lots of layers or take a jacket so you can enjoy!

There are no restrooms once you go up to the site.

Read up on Stonehenge so you'll have an understanding of it's history.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Me and my wife have wanted to see these stones for a very long time the view of the stones from the a303 is great! Should of left it at that but we decided to take a closer look. £5 parking £17.50 entry per person, i still couldn't go and touch the stones. Extortionate price cafe too. Another world heritage site turned into a tourist trap

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Andy-fin-c
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Yes it is definitely worth a visit. The stones are impressive. But try and do so in good weather (difficult when you have to book in advance) and when it is not too busy. The visitor centre is a bit away from the site itself, but they have free buses to take you there if you don't want to walk. However the walk is very nice in good weather. The visitor centre is a bit disappointing compared to other sites eg the Giant's Causeway with fairly limited explanations for children.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stonehenge is a must see. about 3 hrs from London center, you will need a car or take a tour. the information center where you get tickets also has a museum like exhibit about the stones. you can walk through English farms or take a shuttle to the stones. make sure you don't step in cow dung

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Frances E
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