Be one of the few people granted special access inside the inner stone circle of Stonehenge after it is closed to the public (as regular entry tickets only allow you to walk along the path that circles the outside of the stones).

This tour is run by expert guides, is usually limited to private groups of 30 people at a time and is an unforgettable experience for true Stonehenge, Neolithic, pagan or history enthusiasts!

To round out a full "mystorical" experience, this tour also visits Avebury, a small village with lesser-known Neolithic stone circles situated close to Stonehenge.  There you will have a walking tour and then the opportunity to explore the village of Avebury or purchase a meal at the famous Red Lion Pub (cost of meal is not included in the tour price).  You will also see Silbury Hill & West Kennet Long Barrow - other important, mysterious Neolithic sites in the area.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 18+):
$180.61
Child Rate
(Ages 5-17):
$154.48
Child - Free
(Ages 4 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

approximately 12 hours
10:00 am on selected Fridays (March, April, May & September)
12:00 pm on selected Fridays (June, July & August)
Please Note: Please check availability calendar for specific availability. Tour departure time is approximate; specific pick-up times at five selected London locations occur prior to the tour departure time and must be pre-arranged (details on your E-Ticket).

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour requires a minimum total of 15 persons booked to guarantee the tour to operate on any specific scheduled date; if the minimum number of persons is not met for the date and time of your reservation, you will be contacted to discuss alternatives.  No hotel pickup is available for this tour; there are five meeting locations and you will need to contact the guides at least 48 hours before your tour date to select one of them as your meeting location (details on your E-Ticket).  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

Please Note

This tour requires a minimum total of 15 persons booked for a specific tour date to be guaranteed to operate. If the minimum number of persons is not met for the date of your reservation, you will be contacted to discuss alternatives.

 

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip travel by coach or minibus
  • Walking tour of West Kennet Long Barrow
  • See Silbury Hill
  • Stonehenge Entrance and Inner Circle Access
  • Guided walking tour at Avebury stone circles
  • Free time in Avebury

 

Exclusions

  • Meals & snacks (free time to purchase meal in Avebury but meal is not included in the tour price)
  • Optional shopping or other personal expenses

 

Itinerary (times shown are for 12:00 pm departure; sequence is the same for 10:00 am departure)

  • 10:30 am-12:00 pm - London Pick-Ups at 5 locations easy to reach by public transport. You can pre-arrange to meet the tour at whichever pick-up point is most convenient for you.
  • 12:00 pm - Depart London for Wiltshire. Your tour guide will enthrall you enroute with interesting facts & stories about the sights you will see on the way & the Neolithic monuments that you will visit.
  • 1:45 pm - Arrive at West Kennet Long Barrow - Here the group will walk up the hillside to one of the largest Neolithic burial tombs in Britain - over 5,000 years old. Your tour guide will take you into the burial chambers and bring its fascinating history to life. From this location you can also see Silbury Hill, the largest prehistoric, man-made mound in Europe that is a similar size to some Egyptian pyramids and whose purpose is still largely unknown.
  • 2:30 pm - Depart West Kennet Long Barrow - This is the approximate time of departure from West Kennet Long Barrow to Avebury but please pay attention to your tour guide on the day as timings may vary.
  • 2:45 pm - Arrive in Avebury - On arrival, you'll have a short walking tour of the stone circles of this small village. Then you'll have free time to explore the village – guides recommend purchasing a late lunch or a drink at the infamous, haunted Red Lion pub.
  • 5:15 pm-6:15 pm - Depart Avebury - The time of departure from Avebury varies by date depending on the closing time of Stonehenge. Kindly pay attention to your tour guide, who will keep you updated with the correct meeting times on the day.
  • 6:15 pm-7:15 pm - Arrive at Stonehenge 30 minutes prior to the pre-booked slot for special access to the inner stone circle when the site is closed to the public. Your time inside the inner circle lasts up to an hour and is fully guided.
  • 8:00 pm-9:15 pm - Depart Stonehenge - After your once-in-a-lifetime, intimate Stonehenge experience, meet back at the tour vehicle and head back to London.
  • 10:00 pm-11:00 pm - Arrive in London - There will be 2-3 drop-offs in central London subject to traffic & other considerations on the day. The tour guide will advise the specific drop-off locations and will be happy to help with public transport advice if needed. Please note that there can be some traffic traveling back into central London & all itinerary times are approximate & subject to change.
 

Pick-Up Locations (times vary based on tour departure time)

  • London Bridge
  • Kings Cross
  • Victoria
  • South Kensington
  • Earls Court

 

What to Bring/Wear

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Monitor the weather in the Wilshire area for the day of your tour and dress appropriately.
  • You may bring snacks and bottled water for the trip.
  • Bring money (cash and a major credit card are recommended) for lunch, additional snacks or souvenirs.
  • Don't forget your camera!

 

Photo Credit

West Kennet Long Barrow tunnel photo by Guy Wareham - No changes made - Attribution Share-Alike 2.0 Generic License

 

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  No hotel pickup is available for this tour; there are five meeting locations and you will need to contact the guides at least 48 hours before your tour date to select one of them as your meeting location (details on your E-Ticket).  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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