Perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument, dateing back around 5,000 years, Stonehenge is just a couple of hours’ drive from London, offering an ideal day excursion. For those considering making the trip, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Stonehenge tours from London to help inspire and excite.
Taking into account value for money, convenience and customer reviews, TravelMag presents our top three Stonehenge tours from London, each offering a different perspective on the legendary landmark.
FROM €60 PER PERSON
This fantastic one-day coach tour take you to the heart of British aristocracy with a visit to Windsor Castle, the official home of the Royal family, before moving on to Stonehenge itself. Here you’ll get to explore one of Britain’s most iconic – and mysterious – landmarks, while listening to a fascinating Audio Tour as you meander around the world famous stone monument. As you draw your own conclusions about the true origins of how the structures were erected, you’ll be transported on to the ancient city of Bath, where you can immerse yourselves in its history by admiring the architecture and visiting the famous Roman Baths before your return trip to London.
FROM €132 PER PERSON
Get up close and personal with the iconic stone structures of Stonehenge on this special access morning tour. Visitors will be allowed direct access to the site before it opens to the general public. The tour will last an hour and is guided by a local expert who will explain the history of the ancient monument. Afterwards, you’ll head to Salisbury to explore its Anglican cathedral which boasts the tallest church spire in Britain. The remainder of the afternoon you’ll be left to your leisure to explore the local town before your return coach to London.
FROM €132 PER PERSON
This tour offers visitors a chance to see Stonehenge under the cloak of darkness. The tour starts with a morning trip to the medieval village of Avebury before you head to the legendary site of Stonehenge, which dates back to Neolithic times. Your group will then walk up the hillside to West Kennet Long Barrow, a 5,000-year-old burial tomb. As night falls, you’ll return to Stonehenge for special access to the Stone Circle when the site is closed to the general public. A local expert will be on hand to explain the history of the ancient monument.