Swap Bath for a comprehensive day trip to Stonehenge, Salisbury, and Cotswold villages. This tour takes away the stress of planning an itinerary and figuring out public transport schedules by having a full schedule organized for you. Highlights include seeing Lacock National Trust village which was featured in Harry Potter, and visiting Stonehenge. You’ll also see the Cathedral City of Salisbury, and get a glimpse of the Magna Carta.
Journey to castles and cathedrals rich in history and myth. This tour will take you to the moated castle ruins of Nunney, to Glastonbury, and the holy Glastonbury Tor – forever linked with King Arthur and the mystical Isle of Avalon and the classical Cathedral City of Wells.
Step back thousands of years in time and be inspired by the magnificence of Stonehenge close up. These tours will take you inside Stonehenge with special access to the inner circle in the evening or early morning. Our expert guide will guide you on foot across the landscape surrounding Stonehenge (optional) for a unique insight into the our ancestors and recent archeological discoveries.29 Dec 2019 depart from Bath:06:45 am return:3:30 pm2020 DATES & TIMES Bath departureApril 10 11:30 am -:9:15 pmMay 7 11:30 am -:9:15 pmMay 9 12:45 pm - 10:30 pmMay 14 11:30 am -:9:15 pmMay 21 11:30 am -:9:15 pmMay 23 12:45 pm - 10:30 pmMay 28 11:30 am -:9:15 pmJune 4 12:30 pm - 10:15 pmJune 6 1:45 pm - 11:20 pmJune 11 12:30 pm - 10:15 pmJune 13 1:45 pm - 11:20 pmAlso: July 2, 4, 9, 11,16, 18, 23, 30Aug 13, 27Sept 10, 17
From the elegant city of Bath we travel through the beautiful Wiltshire countryside to Stonehenge. This amazing monument was first mentioned as one of the wonders of Britain only seventy years after the Norman Conquest. It has aroused awe and curiosity ever since. This is your chance to experience it for yourself. During the journey to Stonehenge your driver guide will give you commentary on the sites we pass and there is also plenty of information for you to browse through.At Stonehenge visitor centre there is a shop and cafe and an exhibition with 250 ancient objects. You will be provided with a multilingual audio guide to Stonehenge. Come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man and step inside the Neolithic houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life. A free shuttle bus will take you to the monument itself and your driver guide will be on hand with fascinating information.
Celebrate the magic of the winter solstice and witness the rising sun at the heart of Stonehenge, just as our ancestors have over thousands of years.Stonehenge is a perfect marker of both the summer and winter solstices, aligned to exactly pinpoint this turning point in the sun's journey. Winter Solstice was the most important time of the year for our ancestors, the shortest day and longest night of the year and the beginning of the lengthening of days. This is a time of merriment as we welcome back the sun and a brighter time of the year. New archaeological evidence shows that the mid-winter Solstice gatherings at Stonehenge were a time for feasting on an unprecedented scale, bringing the ancient people of Britain together, arriving with their animals from all corners of the country.
Huge crowds gather at Stonehenge each year to take part in the legendary Spring Equinox celebrations and watch the sunrise over the ancient landmark. On this tour, set out in the early morning and arrive in time to see the sun come over Stonehenge. Enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed monument, learn about its fascinating history and spiritual importance, and soak up the festive atmosphere as you celebrate with hippies, druids, and travelers from all around the world.
Combine your love of archaeology and beer on a private 9-hour tour to Stonehenge and Wadworth Brewery. Comfortable transportation takes you from your Bath hotel and into the scenic English countryside. Stop at a mysterious hillside animal painting, then enjoy free entrance and a detailed tour of Stonehenge. Then, join fellow beer-lovers for a tour and tasting at one of England’s premier breweries.
Exploring the prehistoric sites around Bath is difficult in a day without resorting to a hire car. This private tour delivers: covering three sights in a single morning and afternoon. Admire England’s rolling countryside as you leave Bath for the world’s largest neolithic stone circle at Avebury, and stroll among its ancient stones. Then, continue to see the West Kennet Long Barrow tomb before visiting Stonehenge and making your return.
Make your visit to Stonehenge immersive and stress-free on a private 4-hour tour. Skip the hassle of public buses and schedules and relax in private end-to-end transportation from your Bath hotel. En route, take in the iconic English countryside while your guide narrates the surroundings. Enjoy a detailed tour at the mysterious archaeological site, followed by free time to wander around at your own pace.
The prehistoric stone circles at Stonehenge and Avebury attract admiration and intrigue in equal measure, drawing curious visitors from across the world—but visiting independently means missing out on their hidden significance. On this half- or full-day tour, explore Stonehenge and Avebury as your guide shares the many theories on their origins. Visit lesser-known nearby sites many visitors miss, with pickup and drop-off in towns within the local area included.