Stonehenge is located in Salisbury, an area widely regarded as walkable and family-friendly. Here, you can savor all the choices for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee. Take in the natural beauty of the riverfront and gardens—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Start by booking a hotel near Stonehenge, which is a great base for sightseeing in the greater Salisbury area.
More to see near Stonehenge
Besides Stonehenge, there are many other activities and attractions in Salisbury. Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. The area's storied past is told through the monuments, historic sites, and cathedrals.
An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Mottisfront Abbey and Gardens, Edmondsham House and Gardens, or Danebury Iron Age Hillfort. Explore nature at Burley Park, Knoll Gardens, and Poole Park. A visit to Bramshaw Golf Club, Broadlands Estate, or Romsey Golf Club won't disappoint either.
You can check out the local talent at Mayflower Theatre, The Brook Theater, and Tivoli Theatre. Study the collections at Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Museum of Army Flying, or Museum of Army Chaplaincy. Learn about the local history at Eling Tide Mill, Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden, and Old City Walls. Monuments like Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum, and Wilton House are well regarded.
Create some family memories at Paultons Family Theme Park, Peppa Pig World, and Frankie's Fun Factory. Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Stonehenge, Great Hall, and Southampton Maritime Museum. Woodhenge, Rufus Stone, and Romsey Abbey are also favorite places to visit.
Getting to Stonehenge
Take a plane to Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 20.2 miles (32.5 km) from Salisbury. It's the closest major airport to Stonehenge. At 20.6 miles (33.1 km), Southampton (SOU) is the next closest airport. You can travel by train to Salisbury Station or Salisbury Tisbury Station.
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