The mystical Inner Circle of Stonehenge has been a source of intrigue for millennia, and it remains just as puzzling in present day. Here are a few ways to make sure you see the best of this UNESCO–listed treasure during your day trip from London.
- Stone Circle access must be arranged in advance and is only granted outside normal opening hours—in early morning or late evening. Booking a tour means you don’t have to worry about logistics.
- Explore the site away from the crowds, and hear insightful theories on the prehistoric rock formation’s origins from your guide.
- Step into Stonehenge’s Inner Circle and admire up-close views of the monolithic blocks.
- It’s possible to combine your Stonehenge tour with a visit to Bath, Lacock, Oxford, or Windsor Castle.
- With travel included, you can relax and take in the sites in comfort.
Things to Know
- Stonehenge is located 88 miles (141 kilometers) west of London, a journey of about 2.5 hours by road.
- Day tours from London typically last about 10 hours, including travel time.
- Be sure to bring your camera, seasonally appropriate clothing, water, and snacks for the journey.
- Inner Circle tours typically include pickup and drop-off in central London.
- Some tours include entrance fees to Stonehenge’s Inner Circle, plus visits to other sites of interest such as Bath, Lacock, Oxford, or Windsor Castle.