Houghton House


Historic Site
Off A344 Rd, Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE, United Kingdom
Closed until 9:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:30 AM–6:30 PM

The true meaning of this ancient creation has been lost in time. Was it a temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge calendar? How did our ancestors carry the mighty stones from so far away and then build this amazing structure? It never fails to impr... (See all)


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    Endre F.
    "Look for special occasions when you can walk amongst the stones!"(13 Tips)
    "Download the app or pick up an audio guide :)"(9 Tips)
    Gary H.
    "Free entry for English Heritage and National Trust members."(4 Tips)
    "... the road towards the fence. Remember to bring a portable chair or..."(7 Tips)
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  • Alexandre C.

    Amazing!!!!!! Absolutely splendid during a sunny day!!!

    Alexandre Curiel · 4 days ago
  • Marianne S.

    Nice, but too expensive (around £15)! Go by your own car in the morning, when its not too crowded, and see it for free beyond the fence.

    Marianne Senatore · 5 days ago
  • Nastja S.

    Nothing special

    Nastja Stacey · 2 weeks ago
  • Hams S.

    Spectacular. Ten thousand years old and can still accurately calculate the calendar year.

    Hams Solo · September 8
  • Łukasz K.

    Great place for historic vistas and touch of the past.

    Łukasz Krop · September 8
  • Matt B.

    Incredible to see in person! It felt like I was living in a dream! We missed out on the tour that lets you stand in the center, but even from this distance, it was phenomenal!

    Matt Banke · September 7
  • Ayça K.

    Kraliçe çok cimri 18 aydır para basıyor burası. Yılda 1 milyon turist ağırlıyor ve her şey için ayrı ödeme yapıyorsun sinir oldum

    Ayça Kılıç · September 7
  • Ettore B.

    Non andate mai in inverno

    Ettore B. · September 2
  • Chris G.

    Bring a packed lunch, and enjoy the view from the sheep field next door for free.

    Chris Gamio · September 1
  • Tatyana Z.

    Stonehenge is not the only monument at this place. There are at least 5 more monuments a mile from the main attraction. You can find a path to them on the photographs near Stonehenge main stones.

    Tatyana Zailer · August 29
  • André M.

    Must see! Amazing!

    André Martins · August 21
  • Mariana F.

    Minimamente curiosa a visita. A questão é como fizeram aquilo há 4.000 anos atrás!!! #sesentindocuriosa 😳

    Mariana Filizola · August 21
  • Carolina L.

    i can't believe I'm here 💕💕

    Carolina Lizárraga · August 17
  • Faisal A.

    Perfect farms and good to know about the stone history with fresh air

    Faisal Altamimi · July 28
  • Andrew W.

    Best thing is to spend half a day here with a picnic basket

    Andrew Wong · July 17
  • خورخ دانيال م.

    A very nice old monument

  • Tetz

    Go straight to the stonehenge tour. Check out the visitors centre after

    Tetz · July 6
  • Ignacio R.

    If you going from Reading-Pewsey on train, don't mind the map that refers bus stop B. Plan to walk 5min and get to Bus Stop C by the fire station

    Ignacio Ruiz · June 21
  • Sasha S.

    Если хорошая погода - можно пройтись до Стоунхенжа пешком. Аудио гид выдают с билетами. Довольно интересно послушать про историю места. В апреле цветет овес и вокруг желтые поля- очень красиво

    Sasha S · June 7
  • Alerrandro C.

    I'm not saying it was aliens, but it was aliens ;-)

  • Arvid S.

    A rip off in prices ...very crowded...and really it's just stones.

    Arvid Schneider · May 11
  • Salim D.

    What just rocks!!!! Mmmmm

    Salim Dabbagh · April 23
  • Maria K.

    It's just a bunch of rocks but I'd still recommend everyone to go there at least once. I was really impressed.

    Maria Köhler · April 18
  • Alistair

    It would be a better experience if you didn't have to share it with just so many other people. And yes, I know I was part of the problem.

    Alistair · April 14
  • Brad T.

    More interested in how they got there and they built them rather than the actual structure itself, which is frankly a little underwhelming.

    Brad T · April 7
  • Justin A.

    Bunch of cool rocks

    Justin Arzi · April 6
  • Yarn L.

    Plug in your headphones into the audio guide and you'll be hands free to listen and take pictures at the same time.

    Yarn Lam · April 5
  • Dan M.

    Take your time to look around

    Dan Morrall · April 5
  • HaeAn S.

    Visit exhibition first and take shuttle bus to go to see the stones. Then you will more enjoy the site. Very interesting.

    HaeAn Sung · March 23
  • Hector B.

    Great place, the exhibition is great. Be mindful about weather is usually very windy at the stones..

    Hector Barocio · March 19
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    paipoi · March 17
  • Ryan C.

    Go. Just go. This is amazing.

    Ryan Chute · March 14
  • Saad Alfarraj ™

    Only a few scattered rocks , nothing fancy 😜

    Saad Alfarraj ™ · February 23
  • JK

    Each one has different history like the Horseshow od Sarsen Trilothons

    JK · February 21
  • david alejandro a.

    Si visitas Londres, no puedes dejar de visitar este lugar, los tours mas cortos duran unas 5 horas.

  • Steve E.

    More interesting than I expected it to be. Worthwhile considering annual membership of English Heritage to give free access to EH sites for a year.

    Steve Earle · December 1, 2014
  • Andrew W.

    I loved it here. Being able to see the remnants of history is better than just reading about it

    Andrew White · November 25, 2014
  • Akerath A.

    The Russian website shows pictures 'Stonehenge' has been built in 1954. Let's see this site http://beforeitsnews.com/blogging-citizen-journalism/2013/12/shock-1954-photos-show-stonehenge-being-built-2

    Akerath Ake · November 10, 2014
  • Sahra O.

    Definetly You should visit!! Stonehenge is legendary!

    Sahra O. · October 19, 2014
  • Vallyri

    Good day trip, a but pricey but hey it's only once. Bring a sweater gets chilly with the wind blowing.

    Vallyri · October 18, 2014
  • Helen W.

    You can walk to the henge for free. If the entrance fee prevents you from visiting, the henge is 1.4 miles from the visitor centre. The view is more restricted then paying visitors but still worth it.

    Helen Whitten · October 11, 2014
  • Endre F.

    Look for special occasions when you can walk amongst the stones! The place is spectacular anyway though.

    Endre Fejes · October 5, 2014
  • Angela Teresa R.

    local magico!!!!!!!nao perca a oportunidade de conhecer

    Angela Teresa Rispoli · October 2, 2014
  • Pliyo S.

    The most important thing to do here is feel.

    Pliyo Senpai · September 20, 2014
  • Kaan Ş.

    İlginç yer

    Kaan Şenyürek · September 14, 2014
  • Emylee

    Love the new layout. You get to see the stones so much closer now. Well worth seeing it for the fourth time:)

    Emylee · September 12, 2014
  • Jack N.

    amazing place!! really makes you think about your reasons for existing and the meaning of life.....

    Jack Nevin · September 9, 2014
  • Arman K.

    A truly magical place. The scenery is beyond belief and an absolute must see.

    Arman Kushniyan · September 5, 2014
  • JNET

    Free wifi at the visitor center. Download the app or pick up an audio guide :)

    JNET · September 4, 2014
  • Vildan D.

    Görülmeli mi şart değil:))

    Vildan Dansık · August 21, 2014

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