Opening times for 30 November 2023
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Sloping and uneven ground. Some gates are accessible. Blue Badge parking/accessible toilets at the visitor centre (English Heritage).
There is currently no parking available in Stonehenge Landscape. However the English Heritage visitor centre is open.
Parking: If you wish to park in the English Heritage visitor centre then it is advisable to pre-book via their website which can be found at www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/plan-your-visit. National Trust members can visit for free but must show their membership card upon arrival and before ordering tickets.
Sat Nav: Parking at the English Heritage visitor centre can be found at postcode SP4 7DE.
Stonehenge Down is a 2 mile (3.2km) walk from Amesbury. There are several routes along byways and bridleways, either across Countess Farm or Coneybury Hill. Larkhill is 1 mile (1.6km) away across bridleways. Durrington Walls is ¾ mile (1.2km) from Durrington and 1½ miles (2.4km) from Amesbury, along small roads and bridleways. From Amesbury you can use an underpass to get under the A303 roundabout, then use the pavements along the A345 (Countess Road). Next to Woodhenge the old A345 still exists, running parallel to the current road, where you can safely walk along the grass verge near the top end of the roundabout.
Salisbury 9½ miles (15.2km) away.
Cycling is a great way to get to the Stonehenge Landscape with some wonderful views along the way. Just keep to the byways and bridleways. route 45 runs from Salisbury up the Woodford Valley to Amesbury, east of National Trust land at Stonehenge. It then travels north to Marlborough and Swindon.
Stonehenge Landscape is a one pawprint rated place. Discover which areas of the Stonehenge Landscape you are and aren't able to explore while walking your dog around this World Heritage Site in the Wiltshire countryside .
Take a look at the map of Stonehenge Landscape to help plan your visit.
World Heritage Site
Internationally important complex of prehistoric monuments which demonstrate Neolithic and Bronze Age ceremonial and mortuary practices between 3700 and 1600BC.
Iconic megalithic monument with uprights and lintels, dating to between 3000 BC and 2000 BC. Cared for by English Heritage.
Impressive bank-and-ditch earthwork is more than 2.5km long. Thought to be the ceremonial route and entrance to the stone circle.
A huge rectangular enclosure stretches for nearly 2 miles and pre-dates Stonehenge by hundreds of years.
Huge 500m diameter circular Neolithic henge, thought to have been built to mark the village of the builders of Stonehenge.
Winterbourne Stoke Barrow cemetery
This is an impressive group of 17 mounds which contains every style of barrow to be found in southern England.
King Barrow Ridge
Bronze Age cemetery which lies within a woodland of ancient beech trees with view of the stone circle.
Follow in the footsteps of the people who built the Stonehenge Landscape 4,500 years ago, by visiting prehistoric monuments and settlements surrounding the iconic stone circle.
The stone circle is managed by English Heritage. The visitor shuttle and visitor centre exhibition are free to National Trust members on display of membership cards at the visitor centre. Entrance by timed tickets, and booking is advised.
Explore the chalk downlands at the heart of the Stonehenge landscape, taking in Bronze Age burial mounds, ceremonial pathways, beautiful views and an array of wildlife.
Explore three major prehistoric monuments, Durrington Walls, the Stonehenge Avenue and the Cursus, take in inspiring views of Wiltshire and spot a range of wildlife.
Explore the landscape east of Stonehenge, taking in the timber circle of Woodhenge, Durrington Walls, the Cuckoo Stone and the burial mounds on King Barrow Ridge.
Explore Bronze Age burial mounds, walk through flower-filled meadows and woodland glades and take in panoramic views of the countryside and Stonehenge itself.
Explore some of the lesser-known features of the Stonehenge landscape, including woodland Bronze Age burial mounds, and enjoy great views of the stone circle itself.
Within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site, the National Trust manages 827 hectares (2,100 acres) of downland surrounding the famous stone circle.
Walking across the grassland, visitors can discover other prehistoric monuments, including the Avenue and King Barrow Ridge with its Bronze Age burial mounds.
Nearby, Winterbourne Stoke Barrows is another fascinating example of a prehistoric cemetery. While Durrington Walls hides the remains of a Neolithic village.
Today thanks to our extensive programme turning ploughed fields into pasture, you can explore the landscape and follow in the footsteps of the people who built and used Stonehenge.
Managing the Stonehenge Landscape, Wiltshire requires a careful balance of looking after the archaeology and nature while still making it accessible for visitors.
Follow the latest updates and our position on the Government’s ambitions for the A303 Road Improvement Scheme at Stonehenge.