A trip to Stonehenge
If you are looking for a one-day excursion, England’s most iconic monument Stonehenge is the place to go. A relic from the distant Stone Age, the method of its construction remains a mystery to this day.
Things to do:
When at Stonehenge remember to see the below:
An iconic symbol of Britain, a walk around the Stone Circle is the centrepiece of any visit to the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. The Stone Circle is an engineering masterpiece and building it would have taken huge effort from hundreds of well-organised people using simple tools and technologies.
Wander around the Neolithic houses outside the visitor centre. Step inside to imagine how people lived 4,500 years ago.
Remember to book your tickets in advance to guarantee entry on the day of your choice. You could also get free entry if you are a member of the National Trust.
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How to get there:
While you can drive to Stonehenge, below is the easiest way to get there by train and bus.
Train: The nearest train station to Stonehenge is Salisbury, which is about 9.5 miles away. Local buses and cabs can take you on from there. From London the trains depart from Waterloo Station to Salisbury. The journey takes about an hour and a half.
Bus: The buses depart from Heathrow Airport and Victoria Coach Station. The journey takes about 2 hours. Remember to get off at Amesbury from where it is a 2 miles walk.