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Stonehenge Closed for Summer Solstice 2021

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With this week’s news that the Government is delaying the lifting of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June and following discussions with Wiltshire Council’s Public Health team and Wiltshire Police, English Heritage has taken the extremely difficult decision to … Read More >

Stonehenge Closed for Summer Solstice

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After much deliberation English Heritage regrets to announce that they will not be able to host the summer Solstice at Stonehenge this year. The celebrations which take place every midsummer, on or around the 21st June, regularly attract in the … Read More >

Avebury Closed for Summer Solstice

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The National Trust have confirmed that neither Avebury nor its land across the Stonehenge Landscape, will be open for this year’s summer Solstice and are asking visitors not to travel to the area. The celebrations which take place every midsummer, … Read More >

COVID-19 Update

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At the Coordination Unit we are working hard to keep World Heritage Site projects on track, as well as partners and the public informed. For all queries please email stonehengeandaveburywhs@wiltshre.gov.uk.   Please keep checking our website and twitter feed for … Read More >

COVID-19 Closures

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In order to keep the community safe and following the latest recommendations from the Government, the National Trust and English Heritage have taken the decision to close both Avebury and Stonehenge sites to the public. Please see the web pages … Read More >