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Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England in pictures

Stonehenge - full circle
Stonehenge - full circle


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When we're asked where we live, and we say Melksham, we're usually asked "Where's that?". We'll say "about 6 miles south of Chippenham" for people who live in Wiltshire, and "Not far from Bath" for others who are familiar with the UK. But for visitors from overseas, they'll feel able to place us is we say we're "Not far from Stonehenge".

Stonehenge was built in ancient times, and many arguments remain as just why it was built, and why it was built where it is, and how it was built. These days, you'll find much written material available so that you can listen to the arguments - on boards at Stonehenge itself, publications sold in the shop there, and on line.

Stonehenge - closer up
Stonehenge - closer up


Now my first two pictures probably gave you the impressions that Stonehenge is about a thousand miles from the nearest inhabited place, but that's far from the case. Heading out from London to the West on the A303, you'll find in just off to one side of the road a couple of miles after you pass Amesbury. Others will probably have found it too.

A popular tourist attraction
A popular tourist attraction


If you're travelling around and don't have a car, you can still see Stonhenge - there's a regular public bus service from Salisbury, as well as numerous tours available.

by bus from Salisbury
by bus from Salisbury


To see more of the area, follow any of the links in the text above, click on the other markers on the map, or see our pages about Woodhenge, Larkhill, Salisburyplain, Wilton, Westlavington and Woodford.
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