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Five key mysteries of Stonehenbge REVEALED https://mol.im/a/11623543 via
16/01/2023

Five key mysteries of Stonehenbge REVEALED https://mol.im/a/11623543 via

MailOnline takes a look at the five most common questions asked about the mysterious stone circle Stonehenge, and look to the science for answers.

British Museum exhibition traces rise and fall of Stonehenge https://www.rawstory.com/british-museum-exhibition-traces-r...
15/02/2022

British Museum exhibition traces rise and fall of Stonehenge https://www.rawstory.com/british-museum-exhibition-traces-rise-and-fall-of-stonehenge/

A new exhibition on the Stonehenge stone circle in southern England sheds new light on its 4,500-year history, linking its declining influence to the Bronze Age population's discovery of metal working.Opening Thursday at the British Museum in London, the exhibition called "The World of Stonehenge" t...

The Best Stone Circles in the UK To Visit Instead of Stonehenge
05/02/2022

The Best Stone Circles in the UK To Visit Instead of Stonehenge

With more than 1,300 lesser-known stone circles in the UK, there are a plethora of fascinating prehistoric sites to explore.

Stonehenge sunrise
15/01/2022

Stonehenge sunrise

Sunrise at Stonehenge today (15th January) is at 8.04am, sunset is at 4.28pm 🌤

Bronze age timber structure dubbed Seahenge goes on display at the British Museum 20 years after being uncovered by low ...
08/12/2021

Bronze age timber structure dubbed Seahenge goes on display at the British Museum 20 years after being uncovered by low tide off Norfolk coast

The World Of Stonehenge will include elaborate gold hats depicting the cosmos and an ancient wooden monument - dubbed 'Seahenge' - that emerged on a Norfolk beach.

27/10/2021

A decade-long archaeological quest reveals that the oldest stones of Stonehenge originally belonged to a much earlier sacred site: a stone circle built on a rugged, remote hillside in West Wales. U…

Climate crisis and unsympathetic 1950s repairs have taken a toll on prehistoric structure
14/09/2021

Climate crisis and unsympathetic 1950s repairs have taken a toll on prehistoric structure

08/09/2021

The Autumn Equinox (Mabon) is rapidly approaching as the last days of summer slowly come to an end. English Heritage are expected to offer a short period of access, from first light or safe enough …

The observation comes after an international team of scientists examined paper-thin slices of a core sample from one of ...
06/08/2021

The observation comes after an international team of scientists examined paper-thin slices of a core sample from one of the stone slabs in a microscope. These great sandstone slabs are also known as sarsens.

A new study suggests that Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in England, may have survived this long because of the distinctive geochemical composition of the standing stones.

Plans for a new road tunnel near Stonehenge were in tatters today after the High Court ruled that government approval fo...
30/07/2021

Plans for a new road tunnel near Stonehenge were in tatters today after the High Court ruled that government approval for the scheme was unlawful.

Unesco has warned that more British cultural landmarks could be stripped of their World Heritage Site status unless the government prevents “ill-advised development” near them.The threat, issued by Dr Mechtild Rössler, the director of Unesco’s World Heritage Centre, comes as the High Court is...

The UK is eroding its global reputation for conserving its “unparalleled” historic assets, culture bodies have warned, w...
23/07/2021

The UK is eroding its global reputation for conserving its “unparalleled” historic assets, culture bodies have warned, with Stonehenge expected to be next in line to lose its coveted World Heritage status after Liverpool.

Britain is eroding global reputation for conserving its historic assets, culture bodies are warning

21/06/2021

Avon and Somerset Police officers were recorded dispersing crowds at Stonehenge in the early hours of the morning. Thousands typically gather for the event, which was cancelled for the second year running

The summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that happens every year. Unless you are...
20/06/2021

The summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that happens every year. Unless you are lucky enough to live close by for many of the thousands of sun-worshipping pilgrims who flock to the unique UNESCO World Heritage monument, it really is a bona fide top grade ‘bucket list’ experience, up there with visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Taj Mahal, or Machu Piccu – for Stonehenge is indubitably one of the seven modern wonders of the world.

The summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that happens every year. Unless you are lucky enough to live close by for many of the thousands of sun-worshipping p…

The astronomical summer season begins on June 21, the same day that coronavirus restrictions could finally be eased in E...
08/06/2021

The astronomical summer season begins on June 21, the same day that coronavirus restrictions could finally be eased in England

We all need a little positivity in our lives, so we are pleased to announce the 2021 Summer Solstice celebrations will r...
21/05/2021

We all need a little positivity in our lives, so we are pleased to announce the 2021 Summer Solstice celebrations will return this year – if the lockdown restrictions are lifted as planned.
https://blog.stonehenge-stone-circle.co.uk/2021/05/21/summer-solstice-will-return-to-stonehenge-this-year-the-celebration-is-due-to-take-place-on-the-evening-of-june-20th-into-the-morning-of-june-21st/

We all need a little positivity in our lives, so we are pleased to announce the 2021 Summer Solstice celebrations will return this year – if the lockdown restrictions are lifted as planned. T…

The summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that happens every year. Unless you are...
20/05/2021

The summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that happens every year. Unless you are lucky enough to live close by for many of the thousands of sun-worshipping pilgrims who flock to the unique UNESCO World Heritage monument, it really is a bona fide top grade ‘bucket list’ experience, up there with visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, Uluru (Ayers Rock), the Taj Mahal, or Machu Piccu – for Stonehenge is indubitably one of the seven modern wonders of the world

The summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that happens every year. Unless you are lucky enough to live close by for many of the thousands of sun-worshipping p…

20/05/2021

What is solstice and what is its significance at Stonehenge. Find out here with explanatory videos and details of winter and summer solstice celebrations.

A great way to experience Stonehenge.
04/05/2021

A great way to experience Stonehenge.

Book a Stonehenge customised private tour and avoid the crowds this summer. Voted 'Best Stonehenge Tour Operator' 2021 - South West England Tourism Awards.
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In line with government guidance, National Trust countryside space and the Stonehenge landscape is open for local visito...
29/03/2021

In line with government guidance, National Trust countryside space and the Stonehenge landscape is open for local visitors to access for walks. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe. The English Heritage visitor centre is currently closed and will open on 12th April
https://blog.stonehenge-stone-circle.co.uk/2021/03/29/in-line-with-government-guidance-the-stonehenge-landscape-is-now-open-for-local-visitors-to-access-for-walks/

In line with government guidance, National Trust countryside space and the Stonehenge landscape is open for local visitors to access for walks. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social dist…

Full Moon tomorrow (28th March) at 7.48pm. 🔭🌕 The third full moon of 2021 will appear this weekend, offering sky gazers ...
27/03/2021

Full Moon tomorrow (28th March) at 7.48pm. 🔭🌕 The third full moon of 2021 will appear this weekend, offering sky gazers the opportunity to see the biggest and brightest moon of the year so far.

Was it a Neolithic calendar? A solar temple? A lunar observatory? A calculating device for predicting eclipses? Or perhaps a combination of more than one of these? In recent years Stonehenge has be…

Pagans who entered a restricted area at Stonehenge to sing, charge crystals and touch the stones to practise their relig...
11/03/2021

Pagans who entered a restricted area at Stonehenge to sing, charge crystals and touch the stones to practise their religious beliefs have lost a High Court bid to have their convictions overturned.

Pagans who entered a restricted area at Stonehenge to sing, charge crystals and touch the stones to practise their religious beliefs have lost a…

11/03/2021

Maryam Halcrow, Angel Grace and Lisa Mead were convicted for entering the stone circle in 2018.

11/02/2021

A critic of the controversial project points out that construction could lead to the loss of half a million artifacts

05/02/2021

Early discoveries include various graves dating back to the Bronze Age as well as two burial pits of Beaker people, who arrived in Britain around 4,500 years ago, after Stonehenge was erected.

29/01/2021

The world-famous Neolithic monument of Stonehenge is on everyone’s bucket-list, or seems to be – going by the droves who visit it every year – but many miss out on its sister UNESCO World Heritage …

29/01/2021

The video’s been released on social media, with the strapline ‘transforming the landscape and transforming lives’ to suggest how that part of South Wiltshire will benefit from the…

21/12/2020

During the winter solstice, the North Pole is tilted farthest away from the Sun, delivering the fewest hours of sunlight of the year

20/12/2020

The summer and winter solstices held a special significance for the people who built Stonehenge around 4,500 years ago.

03/09/2020

It took 9 months to build the perfectly scaled model.

24/08/2020
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24/08/2020

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